About Us

Our Vision and Mission

The path to excellence is paved with effective effort.

Chevy Chase Elementary School is a unique learning community of students, parents and staff that achieves a standard of excellence through empowerment, meaningful work, collaboration, perseverance, innovation and reflection.

The mission of Chevy Chase Elementary school is to promote and celebrate the successful academic, social, emotional and personal development of each student by:

  • Setting high expectations in all endeavors.
  • Instilling a desire to become lifelong learners.
  • Providing a positive atmosphere which promotes collaboration, risk-taking and effective communication.
  • Developing a community of mutual respect by celebrating our diversity and unity.
  • Establishing accountability among students, parents, and staff by reflecting on data, individual progress, and personal experiences to measure progress and set goals.
  • Using technology appropriately to enhance global learning and creativity.

Read more about CCES

Our History: A Century of Excellence

Chevy Chase Elementary School has a rich history of education dating back to the late 1800s when a residence on Bradley Lane was first designated as Chevy Chase School.  The school building itself is one of a few historically designated properties among MCPS school facilities.  The first on-site structure was erected in 1917 with additional renovations and extensions completed over the years.  Most recently the building underwent an extensive renovation in 1999.  From its humble beginnings as a schoolhouse on Bradley Lane, CCES has grown into a leading MCPS school, incorporating innovative teaching methods and culturally-proficient, growth mindsets within its diverse community. Read more about CCES' historical beginnings.

hgportable1915                hgbuilding1936

hgmaypolecces                 hgplaygd1951