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!

Empty classroom Fahari Elementary Construction Aerial view of Fahari Elementary
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Upcoming Events

around the district

Sonia Sotomayor Elementary Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
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Celebrating the Grand Opening of Sonia Sotomayor Elementary School
Posted on 07/11/2024
Sonia Sotomayor Elementary School is set to open its doors to students, staff, and families on July 24, 2024, the first day of school for the 2024-25
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CVESD Hosts Cross-Border Educational Event
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CVESD Hosts Cross-Border Educational Event
Posted on 06/27/2024
The Chula Vista Elementary School District, alongside San Diego Unified School District, hosted a historic event to bring awareness to migrant educati
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CVESD Receives ERP Honor Roll Recognition
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CVESD Receives ERP Honor Roll Recognition
Posted on 06/07/2024
The Chula Vista Elementary School District (CVESD) has been recognized on the Educational Results Partnership (ERP) Honor Roll for the 2023-2024 schoo
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CDE Awards Three CVESD Schools Community School Program Funding
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CDE Awards Three CVESD Schools Community School Program Funding
Posted on 06/06/2024
The Chula Vista Elementary School District's (CVESD) community schools movement continues to grow. For the 2024-25 school year, three additional schoo
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Free Summer Break Food Program
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Free Summer Break Food Program
Posted on 06/04/2024
The Chula Vista Elementary School District is proud to announce the creation of a new meal program available this summer called the Seamless Summer Fe
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Students Honored by Bonita Optimist Club
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Students Honored by Bonita Optimist Club
Posted on 06/03/2024
The Chula Vista Elementary School District is proud to recognize 23 sixth grade students selected by their teachers to receive the prestigious Student
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Back to Your Future Attendance Campaign
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Back to Your Future Attendance Campaign
Posted on 05/31/2024
The Chula Vista Elementary School District (CVESD) hosted a Back to Your Future Attendance Campaign, a district-wide student attendance competition fr
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Continuing Student Re-Enrollment Now Open
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Continuing Student Re-Enrollment Now Open
Posted on 05/28/2024
Parents/guardians must submit their updated student information if they have a child re-enrolling with the Chula Vista Elementary School District (CVE
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CVESD Leaders Selected for CALSA Award
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CVESD Leaders Selected for CALSA Award
Posted on 05/23/2024
Congratulations to Chula Vista Elementary School District (CVESD) Principal Maria Canales, Ed.D., and Director of Expanded Learning Opportunities Omar
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