Chet F. Harritt Elementary School teaches Kindergarten through Eighth grade in the …More href="http://www.santeesd.net/santee/site/default.asp">Santee School District. It received an Academic Performance Index score of 844 in 2009, with a statewide target of 800. It's located across from Big Rock Park.
The school has a well-stocked library and accelerated reading program. Parents are encouraged to become involved in school activities as volunteers in the classroom, decision making groups, and to help with events.
The school consisted of 58 percent white, three percent African American and 13 percent Hispanic students in 2008-09. Additionally, 33 percent of students were categorized as socioeconomically disadvantaged; 8 percent as English learners; 13 percent were listed as having disabilities.
As of 2008-09 the teaching faculty included 31 full-time classroom teachers.
Big Rock Park 8125 Arlette St, Santee, CA92071 Situated between Chet F. Harritt Elementary School and Mission Trails Park, this park features two separate jungle gyms…More for different age groups and a swing set, all on woodchip flooring. Open for free use are two tennis courts, a sand volleyball area and a basketball court. A clean restroom, two shaded picnic table areas, barbecue grills and shade trees offer comfort throughout the park. Beer and wine are permitted in the park, but liquor and glass bottles are not permitted in any Santee park. No smoking is allowed within the boundaries of the playgrounds or tot lots or within 20 feet of the main entrances and exits. Rollerblading, skating and skateboarding are prohibited.