• Did you know that we provide free meals for kids during summer vacation?

    Kids can eat free, nutritious food,
    Monday through Friday, June 19 - August 11

  • 2017-18 School Year Calendar Now Available

    The calendar for the 2017-18 school year has been finalized and posted at mmsd.org/calendar.

  • Mid-Year Review of Progress

    See examples of our progress so far this school year and updates on schools and students

  • Meet your child's new report card

    Find resources to learn what the new standards-based report cards are all about

  • Tune in to our Spanish-language radio show
    ¿Qué pasa en nuestras escuelas?

    Every third Thursday of the month from 9-11am on La Movida, 1480AM

  • Back to School Picnic

    We had a great time at this year's Back to School Picnic at McKee Farms Park!

  • Welcome to the 2015-16 School Year!

  • Welcome to Chávez Elementary School
    Bienvenidos a la Escuela Primaria Chávez

  • Welcome to Chávez Elementary School
    Bienvenidos a la Escuela Primaria Chávez

The following are considered excused absences: medical appointment, student illness, religious holiday, weather (when an advisory has been issued), election official, pre-approved planned absence (max 10), bereavement (immediate family), serious illness of family member.

Pre-Approved Planned Absences (max 10 days) - for absences not listed in the above excused absence reasons (family vacation, Visa requests, death of friend or extended family member, etc.) the parent/guardian must complete the Request for Pre-Approved Planned Absence form and turn it in to the office in advance of the absence.

Prolonged Absence - For absences that will be for more than 10 school days, parent/guardian must complete the Request for Prolonged Absence form and turn it in to the office in advance of the absence.

Please click on the links above for the forms. Forms can also be obtained from the school office.