Mission Statement

We believe all students can learn!
The students, parents, and staff of Chaparral Elementary School create a positive and productive environment that instills in each child strength of character, a sense of community, and love of learning.


  • Nationally-recognized and award-winning Chaparral Elementary School is a dynamic educational institution meeting the needs of a diverse student body.
  • Guided by professional and dedicated staff and community, we work hand-in-hand to foster in each child a passion to learn.
  • Our state-of-the-art campus provides an enriched curriculum incorporating best practices and technological advances.

Fundamental to our Mission Are:

  • Community education and participation
  • Effective management of resources
  • A competent and caring staff
  • Collegiality
  • A safe, orderly, and attractive environment
  • Learning through exploration, problem solving, and cooperation.

We believe in building CHARACTER!
Trustworthiness ~ Fairness ~ Respect ~ Caring ~ Responsibility ~ Citizenship

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The Poway Unified School District (PUSD) is an equal opportunity employer/program and is committed to an active Nondiscrimination Program. PUSD prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. For more information, please contact the Title IX/Equity Compliance Officer, Associate Superintendent of Personnel Support Services, Poway Unified School District, 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128-3406, 858-521-2800, extension 2761.

Poway Unified School District, 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128-3406