Welcome to Cook Elementary!

Hazel 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.

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CVESD Board of Education Approves Tentative Agreement with Chula Vista Educators
Posted on 06/18/2020
A Message from Board President, Armando Farías
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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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Harborside Elementary Teacher Raising Funds for Books
Posted on 06/03/2020
Spend a few minutes talking education with Jessica Bruder and her energy and passion for teaching and her students become abundantly clear. The Harbor
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Schools Distribute WiFi Hotspots to Needy Families, Thanks to Partnership with City of Chula Vista
Posted on 05/21/2020
WiFi hotspots were distributed to foster youth, homeless youth, Special Education students and other CVESD families who might not otherwise afford bro
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Without New Federal Stimulus, State Budget Would Devastate CVESD Schools
Posted on 05/15/2020
Without Additional Federal Stimulus Funds, State Budget Would Devastate CVESD Schools .
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Board Approves Amendment to Arroyo Vista Charter School
Posted on 04/24/2020
An amendment to the existing charter of Arroyo Vista Charter School could serve as a first step in expanding options for parents who want an alternati
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Measure M Passes: ‘Thank You!’ Local Voters
Posted on 04/23/2020
The last ballots were counted, and surprise! Measure M achieved victory.
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Modified Procedures Announced for Board of Education Meetings
Posted on 04/20/2020
Board meetings will be conducted virtually and streamed until state and federal guidance allow in-person meetings to resume.
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Teacher preparation begins April 6; students to begin distance learning April 13
Posted on 04/01/2020
With extended school closures looming across the country and locally, parents are naturally wondering how their school-age children will progress acad
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