Thurgood Marshall Elementary School (TMES)

Address: 2295 MacKenzie Creek Rd, Chula Vista, CA 91914

Phone: 619.656.6252

Fax: 619.656.4248

Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

School Secretary: Elizabeth Juhl                               elizabeth.juhl@cvesd.org        ext. 550100

Attendance Health Secretary: Christine Garcia     christine.garcia@cvesd.org     ext. 550110

School Nurse: Maia Edwards Maia Edwards         maia.edwards@cvesd.org        ext. 550150

Principal: Dr. Monica Loyce                                      monica.loyce@cvesd.org          ext. 550100

School Hours


  • Monday-Thursday                                                                     8:45 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Friday & Modified Days                                                           8:45 a.m.  – 1:30 p.m.

Important Note: All parents/guardians must exit out the Kinder Back Gate/Zone 1. Visitors cannot enter the campus via the Kinder gate.

Grades 1-6:

  • Monday-Thursday                                                                   8:45 a.m.   – 3:15 p.m.
  • Friday & Modified Days                                                         8:45 a.m.   – 1:45 p.m.

Thurgood Marshall Elementary School (TMES), established in 1999, is located in San Diego County and serves a culturally and economically diverse population of Transitional Kindergarten through sixth-grade students. The Chula Vista Elementary School District, with forty-six schools, is the largest elementary school district in California.

We are a caring safe community that focuses on the academic and social/emotional development of all students.

Vision: Through the use of best practices, technology, community involvement, and collaboration, we will provide an inclusive personalized learning experience that inspires life long learning for everyone.

Mission: Through excellence, rigor, innovation, creativity, and compassion, we inspire life long learners.

Our school community values: We are a school committed to justice, equality, and human rights in the spirit and ideals of Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. Specifically, we value honesty, integrity, respect, diversity, commitment, perseverance, teamwork, equity, optimism, and creativity. The unique cultural contributions of all Marshall students are respected and woven throughout the school curriculum. All students, as well as our parent community, will participate in activities promoting a culture where individual differences are respected and bullying behavior will not be tolerated.

School Focus: TMES will work towards increasing academic achievement and develop social and emotional learning to inspire collaborative conversations & corporative learning for students’ and staff.