Chula Vista ESD

Leslie Bunker, Board President; Francisco Escobedo, Superintendent; Laurie Humphrey, Eduardo Reyes, Francisco Tamayo and Armando Farias, Board Members; Ernesto Villanueva, Executive Director; Matthew Tessier, Assistant Superintendent

When California updated its standards and built matching assessments, it was assumed there would be a learning curve for everyone. Yet, target group students in the Chula Vista ESD, which were prioritized in budgeting and the LCAP, did better at meeting the challenge than most peers. California Assessment of Student Performance English language arts results indicated 51 percent of English learners met or exceeded grade level standards.