Welcome to Marshall Elementary!

Marshall logoThurgood Marshall Elementary School (TMES), established in 1999, is located in San Diego County and serves a culturally and economically diverse population of 660 Transitional Kindergarten through sixth-grade students. The Chula Vista Elementary School District, with 49 schools including charters is the largest elementary school district in California. Our diverse population includes Hispanic, Asian, Filipino, White, Two or More Races, and African American students.

Diversity is celebrated at Marshall school and the cultures of our students are incorporated into our instructional curriculum and school-wide activities. A highly visible mural facing our community proudly displays the rich cultural heritage of our students. This mural, created in collaboration with Southwestern College, is updated to reflect the cultures of our newly enrolling students. Our school community values: honesty, integrity, respect, diversity, commitment, perseverance, teamwork, equity, optimism, and creativity. We are a school committed to justice, equality, and human rights in the spirit and ideals of Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall.

TMES is a caring, safe community that focuses on the academic and social/emotional development of all students.

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Our School Namesake

Thurgood MarshallThurgood Marshall (July 2, 1908 – January 24, 1993) was an American lawyer and civil rights activist who served as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from October 1967 until October 1991. Marshall was the Court's first African-American justice. Prior to his judicial service, he successfully argued several cases before the Supreme Court, including Brown v. Board of Education.

around the district

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Board Vacancy, Superintendent Search Processes Approved at Special Meeting
Posted on 07/28/2021
At its Special Meeting Monday night, the Board of Education unanimously voted to move forward with an appointment process to fill its vacant seat. In
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Tony Thurmond Speaks to the Press
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State Superintendent Celebrates CVESD Students’ Return to School
Posted on 07/21/2021
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond welcomed back students and staff to in-person instruction at Enrique S. Camarena Elementary S
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Child wearing mask
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The CDPH Announced on July 12, 2021 New Mask Guidance for Schools
Posted on 07/20/2021
As of this writing, masks are still required when indoors in K-12 schools, according to the California Department of Public Health (CDPH).
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Solar panel installation at Rogers Elementary
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Construction at all 49 locations will be conducted in six groups
Posted on 07/19/2021
The Chula Vista Elementary School District, in partnership with ENGIE, recently began construction at an initial group of schools that will receive ne
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State Superintendent  Tony Thurmond Speaks to the Press
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State Superintendent Visits Casillas, Castle Park schools to Highlight In-Person Safety Measures and Social-Emotional Supports
Posted on 05/13/2021
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond visited Castle Park and Joseph Casillas elementary schools on Thursday, calling attention to
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Eastlake Elementary Principal Eric Banatao, Ed.D.
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AAPI Heritage Month: Principal Reflects on Family's Sacrifices
Posted on 05/12/2021
Principal Eric Banatao, Ed.D., recalls his family's sacrifices in uprooting from the Philippines.
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School Nurses Answer the Call
Posted on 05/07/2021
When a vaccination “Superstation” opened at the Chula Vista Center mall, school nurses from the Chula Vista Elementary School District answered the ca
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Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
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CVESD Honors Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Posted on 05/03/2021
Throughout May, a multimedia campaign will give voice to various segments of our learning community about Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage
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Operation Immunity
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'Operation Immunity' Hosted at CVESD Campus
Posted on 04/30/2021
Operation Immunity, a mobile COVID-19 vaccination unit, may be coming to a campus near you.
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