Welcome to Cook Elementary!

Hazel Goes Cook logoHazel Goes Cook School is one of 46 schools in the Chula Vista Elementary School District. The school was built in 1955 and underwent extensive renovation in 1999. The campus includes five classroom wings, a library, a multipurpose room, a computer lab, and a portable that houses the YMCA.

Front of Cook Elementary School

Our School Namesake

Portrait of Hazel Goes CookHazel Goes Cook (1884 - 1978) was born on December 14, 1884. Hazel attended and graduated from the prestigious Smith College in Massachusetts- a private women's school. She was a leader in the citrus business in Chula Vista, CA. In 1922, Hazel was elected to serve on the Chula Vista Elementary School District Board and served for 50 years. The district had only one school and 250 students. During her years of service on the board, the district grew to 26 schools with 17,000 students. Hazel supported music, libraries, special education, and gifted programs as well as basic education. She was instrumental in starting the hot lunch program and even landscaped several new schools.

Around THE DISTRICT

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Burlington Stores Makes $5,000 Donation to CVESD School
Posted on 09/21/2020
As ‘Welcome to the Neighborhood!’ gifts go, Burlington Stores created a great first impression.
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'Wellness Champions' Fit to Be Honored
Posted on 09/15/2020
The Board of Education recently recognized its “District Wellness Champions” for 2019-20, which are individuals or schools that have worked diligently
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Limited Number of Students Return to Campus
Posted on 09/04/2020
A limited number of students will be returning to campuses in our District as part of the Distance Learning Support Program.
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Students to be Present, Engaged and Supported!
Posted on 08/27/2020
Each school and the District will track whether students are participating in online classes and accessing remote learning. Students’ attendance in a
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Schools to Remain in Distance Learning Until Local COVID-19 Data Improves
Posted on 08/26/2020
The Chula Vista Elementary School District will remain in a distance learning model until local data supports a phased reopening of schools.
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Safety Starts at Home
Posted on 08/19/2020
Help us reopen schools more quickly and safely. Wear a mask. Slow the spread. Learn how the Chula Vista Elementary School District is doing its part i
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Proposed Partnership Focuses on Keeping Schools Safe When In-person Instruction Resumes
Posted on 08/18/2020
The Governor’s recently announced pandemic plan centered on five key areas, including public health guidance that recommends “staff in every Californi
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How Distance Learning 2.0 Will Be Different
Posted on 08/18/2020
Learn details about our District’s distance learning plan via a narrated presentation by Matthew R. Tessier, Ed.D., Assistant Superintendent of Innova
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Board President Armando Farías
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CVESD Board President, Armando Farias congratulates the promoting classes of 2020.
Posted on 06/05/2020
2019-2020 CVESD Board President, Armando Farias congratulates the promoting classes of 2020.
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