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School leader:  Beverly Bautista
647 E St.
Chula Vista, CA 91910

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(619) 934-0300
(619) 207-0300
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"HGCS is a school where student's differences become their strengths... "

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    Uniforms
  • Transportation
    Accessible via public transportation
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Arts
    Computer animation, Choir / Chorus, Creative writing...
  • Student clubs
    Arts and crafts, Community service, Dance club...
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54 reviews

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Overall:
Submitted by a teacher · February 17, 2016
I am so impressed at how well my children are doing here. The director is always so helpful and the teachers are great. It is nice to be heard as a parent. My children are very happy.

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Submitted by a parent · February 17, 2016
Both of my children attend HGCS and they are doing incredibly well. My 2nd grader is reading at a 6th grade level and my son, who entered Kindergarten not even knowing all his letters is now decoding multisyllable words and reading EVERYTHING! The... more

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Submitted by a community member · January 12, 2016
I definitely agree with most parents, as I too have had issues with the director & have been discriminated by her & my daughter has been put on her "blacklist", not at all a great leader or example. Also, the 7th graders have not been able to... more

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Submitted by a parent · January 05, 2016
The idea of this school is a good one. However, the children are not taught using the multiple intelligence technique. There have been good teachers there, but they never stay. This is due to the director. She is not a good leader. She has no... more

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Built on Howard Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences, HGCS celebrates each child's uniqueness. We offer electives such as: art, music, theatre, robotics, yoga, and journalism, and hire highly skilled teachers, staff, and administrators. Fostering the growth of your child through a rigorous and progressive curriculum, we offer individualized support and differentiation. Additionally, we promote the character traits of passion, imagination, adaptability, perseverance and self-awareness.

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647 E St., Chula Vista, CA  91910
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 54 reviews. (619) 934-0300
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