Principal's Welcome Message


    Dr. Gates       Welcome Falcons!


    It is with great enthusiasm that I welcome all Vista View Falcons to the 2021-2022 school year.  I couldn't be more thrilled to be the principal of Vista View Middle School. It is my third year here and I have embraced Vista View’s supportive community and collaborative staff. There is so much to be excited about. 

    This year, we are going to do all our great work at the Interim Site as Vista View undergoes modernization.  We cannot wait to spend this school year as a close family welcoming incoming 6th graders, supporting our 7th graders in their first year fully on a school site, and pouring into our 8th graders before they move onto high school.  At the end of this year, we will move back into a brand-new facility that will further support all the great programs Vista View has to offer. 

    Admittedly, I’m most excited about getting to know each student and supporting their growth.  Students are at the heart of all we do in education, and I value the opportunity to connect with every Vista View Falcon on campus as we SOAR through the school year. 

    Our staff is passionate about students’ success, and I look forward to leveraging the personal and professional relationship that we build together as we focus on being a GATE magnet school, offering project-based learning opportunities, and STEAM. 

    Finally, partnering with families and the community is something I am pleased to further this school year.   I have already met truly great individuals and continue to look for opportunities to unite with the communities of both Fountain Valley and Huntington Beach.

    As always, it is a privilege to lead the Falcon Family.  Once a Falcon, always a Falcon.  Vista Falcons, SOAR!



    Dr. Gates



  • Dr. Rasheedah Gates
    (714) 842-0626 Ext. 3350
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    Kate Crawford
    Assistant Principal
    (714) 842-0626 Ext. 3351
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    Brandi Knox
    School Office Manager
    (714) 842-0626 Ext. 3359