College for Kids

Welcome to College for Kids!

Online registration is now open!

View our full CFK brochure here.

CFK offers two 2-week sessions that run Monday-Thursday:

College for Kids (CFK) presents stimulating, challenging enrichment experiences for students. Eligible students are those who are entering grades 5–9 in the Fall and meet one of the following criteria:

  • Have been identified gifted or talented
  • Have a B or a 3 average or higher in academic course work and acceptable citizenship grades
  • Have submitted a Teacher Recommendation Form completed by the student's teacher, in which eligibility will be confirmed after CFK staff reviews the recommendation.

Proof of Eligibility

  • Returning CFK students do not need to provide proof of eligibility.
  • GATE students of the Chula Vista Elementary School District and Sweetwater Union High School district do not need to provide proof of eligibility.
  • New CFK students (who are not identified as GATE through CVESD or Sweetwater Union) must provide their proof of eligibility to the College for Kids office. Acceptable documents include a GATE confirmation letter from the student’s school or the most recent report card reflecting a B or 3 average. Proof of eligibility can be emailed to or faxed to (619) 482-6402.
  • Students who are not identified as GATE or do not meet the B or 3 average requirement, can be recommended into the program by their teacher utilizing the Teacher Recommendation form.

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