The Schools of Escaya: Everything you need to know

If you’re new to South County, we have some great news: the schools in Chula Vista are exceptional!

The School Districts in Chula Vista are home to some of the state’s most highly rated schools and as a resident of The Village of Escaya in the 91913, you’ll have access to these three:

And down the line, a K-6 will be added, right in The Village of Escaya.

Here’s a rundown of the three existing schools and some general information to get you prepared for your upcoming school year.

Elementary School

Wolf Canyon Elementary School

With a 9/10 GreatSchools rating, Wolf Canyon is a K-6 elementary school with excellent facilities and dedicated teachers, less than a 10-minute drive from Escaya. Known for excellence in Fine Arts, Science and Technology (FAST), Wolf Canyon encourages learning-in-action and challenges students through innovative instruction. It’s part of the Chula Vista Elementary School District (CVESD), one of the most successful districts in the State. In 2013, the CVESD was accredited the first Live Well San Diego district for removing unhealthy snacks and drinks from their lunch menu. This coming school year they will be celebrating their 10-year anniversary, so head over to their blog to learn more.

 

Middle School

Rancho del Rey Middle School

Part of the Sweetwater Union High School District, Rancho del Rey’s 8/10 GreatSchools rating has made this an award winning middle school. Their unique scheduling and inspired teaching staff have created a productive and exciting educational environment for kids, winning them a Gold Ribbon Award from the California State Board of Education. Less than 2 miles from The Village of Escaya, Rancho del Rey is perfectly positioned to provide your child with a quality public education that’s close to home.

 

High School

Otay Ranch High School

Located a little over a mile from Escaya, Otay Ranch High School is one of the newest high schools in the district. Rated a high 9/10 on GreatSchools and a Gold Ribbon Awarded school, its stunning fifty-five acre campus offers career pathways for senior students, rotating schedules during the week and the successful Academy of Criminology and Justice Program (AOCJ). This four-year program is the result of a partnership with the Chula Vista Police Department that sees students explore careers in the justice system all the way through their senior schooling.

 

Transportation

Wolf Canyon Elementary School has a few different options on transportation to and from school so make sure you read their bus information to make sure your child is eligible.

Rancho del Rey Middle School and Otay Ranch High School are both part of the Sweetwater Union High School District and you can purchase bus passes and learn more about their transportation services on their website.

 

Need to register your child?

Contact each school for all of the information and application forms you’ll need.