POSTED BY SBCS | Jul, 10, 2019 |


Thank you for investing in our students’ futures.

We completed our 2018-2019 fiscal year with much to celebrate – a month full of graduations!

From preschool to college graduates, because of your gifts of time, talents and treasures, our students and families received support and resources to overcome challenges and reach great milestones.

Join us in celebrating our future leaders! 

Chula Vista Promise Neighborhood

Seeking new talent? Give us a call at 619-420-3620. 

Seeking new talent? Give us a call at 619-420-3620. We’ll connect you!

Congratulations to our college graduates!

We celebrated our third group of college graduates. Three students completed their studies in four years and graduated from SDSU and UC Santa Cruz. Four students will be transferring from Southwestern College to 4-year universities.


High school grads continuing their journey!

This year we celebrated 50 additional CVPromise high school graduates who will be first-in-their-family to attend college in the fall! This makes it more than 384 of our young people in two and four-year colleges! Congrats to these schools – you have some great students ready to take on their studies and the college experience: Southwestern College, Mesa College, San Diego City College, Grossmont College, CSU Channel Island, Humboldt State University, SDSU, CSU San Marcos, San Francisco State University, San Jose State University, UC Merced, UCLA, UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Irvine, UC San Diego, UC Santa Barbara, UC Riverside, and Stanford Learn more about the Chula Vista Promise Neighborhood

Castle Park High School

Hilltop High School 

First 5 First Steps Graduates


A special celebration for seven families who completed the First 5 First Steps program. For expectant parents and parents of newborns who are in the military, immigrant/refugees, teens or low-income families, First 5 First Steps strengthens child and family relationships by providing support, education, and guidance through home visits. First 5 First Steps is funded by First 5 San Diego.

Learn more about our First 5 First Steps program

“I highly recommend the services provided by First Steps. Without their aid I don’t know how I would have been able to give my son a better opportunity. I cannot thank you guys enough!”

– Helby and Andres, graduating family from SBCS’ First 5 First Steps Program

Preschool Graduations

Mi Escuelita

We celebrated the promotion of 35 Mi Escuelita students! Thank you to CVESD Superintendent Dr. Francisco Escobedo, CVESD Director Nancy Kerwin, Seven Mile Casino owner Masis Kevorkian, and Sprouts Chula Vista/Eastlake owner Ron Cohn for taking part in the celebration.
Learn more about Mi Escuelita
>>Graduation Photos

Escuelita del Futuro

The class of 2036 took the next step toward their academic journey! Thank you to City of Chula Vista City Councilmember Mike Diaz and CVESD Director Nancy Kerwin who helped us honor our young graduates at CVPromise’s Escuelita del Futuro.
>> More about Escuelita Del Futuro
>> Graduation photos

Mi Escuelita Expansion Grand Opening

Thirteen years after our first ribbon cutting, we have expanded our special Mi Escuelita preschool to serve even more children and reduce our waiting list. A thank you to Ron and Guadalupe Cohn Sprouts Chula Vista & Eastlake, and Phil and Catherine Blair Manpower San Diego who three years ago committed to expanding Mi Escuelita. And with support from Chula Vista Elementary School DistrictStars Stripes as well as Christine Moore and CA Corrections & Rehabilitation, and the generous and loving donation from The Guy Clum Fund at The San Diego Foundation, our additional classroom PLUS the beginning plans to extend to the City of San Diego have become a reality. The work continues. #StrongerTogether

Independent Living Skills Graduates

June also brought us together for an Independent Living Skills Graduation Celebration with youth and Live Well San Diego.

Learn more about the Living Skills program


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