About Us

Fahari L. Jeffers Elementary School opens it's doors to students and families on July 20, 2022! Our amazing school offers an engaging; yet rigorous learning environment for students in TK-6th grade. Our instructional program emphasizes the social, emotional, physical, and intellectual development of each child, and strives to instill high standards for academic integrity, and leadership. Through our programs, students are given the technology, skills and knowledge to be effective members of our school community and  global society.

Our campus boasts modern facilities and grounds, a state-of-the-start, student-friendly innovation center, a Maker Space, and a great team of ambitious teachers and staff ready to give the students of Fahari L. Jeffers Elementary School the best school experience ever! 

We look forward to connecting with you at Fahari L. Jeffers Elementary School...where every child feels magnificent and rare every day! 

Our Namesake


In Swahili, the name “Fahari” means “magnificent and rare.” 

Fahari L. Jeffers was a lifelong learner,and a labor leader who is best known for her role in founding the United Domestic Workers of America,  the third union in United States history founded by people of color. Fahari L. Jeffers was also a distinguished attorney who gave a voice to the voiceless.Naming this school after a fearless, African American woman leaderis a testament not only to Fahari’s achievements in social justice, but serves as a beacon of hope for rising generations to come.

Welcome to Fahari L. Jeffers Elementary School!

 

En swahili, el nombre “Fahari” significa “magnífico y raro”.

Fahari L. Jeffers fue una aprendiz constante y una líder laboral que es mejor conocida por su papel en la fundación de United Domestic Workers of America, el tercer sindicato en la historia de los Estados Unidos fundado por personas de color. Fahari L. Jeffers también fue una abogada distinguida que dio voz a quienes no son escuchados. Nombrar a esta escuela en honor a una valiente líder afroamericana es un testimonio no solo de los logros en justicia social de Fahari, sino que también sirve como un faro de esperanza para las futuras generaciones.

¡Bienvenidos a la Escuela Primaria Fahari L. Jeffers!

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CVESD Recognizes 2021-22 Wellness Champion Award Recipients
Posted on 08/12/2022
The Board of Education recognizes the 2021-22 Chula Vista Elementary School District Wellness Champion Award recipients.
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The safety of the Chula Vista Elementary School District’s staff and students is a top priority for the District.
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CVESD Safety Update
Posted on 08/12/2022
The safety of the Chula Vista Elementary School District’s staff and students is a top priority for the District
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Welcome Back to School
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Message from Superintendent
Posted on 07/19/2022
The Chula Vista Elementary School District is excited to welcome all our staff and students back on July 20, 2022.
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Fahari Jeffers Grand Opening
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CVESD Celebrates Opening of New School
Posted on 07/18/2022
The Chula Vista Elementary School District is proud to continue to grow as a District and welcome our 50th school with a ribbon-cutting event that too
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Vision and Purpose
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CVESD Leadership Award Winners
Posted on 07/15/2022
CVESD Superintendent Dr. Eduardo Reyes recognized 13 outstanding employees for their leadership and dedication.
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Chula Vista Elementary School District Welcomes New Leadership Ahead of 2022-23 School Year
Posted on 06/23/2022
Chula Vista, CA – The Chula Vista Elementary School District (CVESD) is proud to welcome new leadership in advance of the 2022-23 school year at multi
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Odyssey of the Mind Champions
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CVESD Recognizes 2022 Odyssey of the Mind Champions
Posted on 06/16/2022
Discovery Charter Middle School’s eighth-grade student team for winning first place in the United States and second in the entire globe for the 2022 O
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Chula Vista Elementary Coastal Education Program Continues to Thrive Thanks to the Port of San Diego!
Posted on 06/08/2022
During this past school year 4,895 students from 215.5 classes were able to attend a Coastal Education Program thanks in part to the $11,500 in transp
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Laura Bush Foundation for America's Libraries
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Support for school library designed to develop in students a love of learning
Posted on 05/17/2022
Los Altos Elementary School has been named one of 300 schools from 44 states across the country to receive a grant through the Laura Bush Foundation f
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