A Heart for Children

Welcome to La Mesa-Spring Valley Schools, where we have unique and dynamic programs and instructional pathways to engage and inspire all children! La Mesa-Spring Valley Schools is proud to serve our students and families with caring teachers and staff members and innovative instruction. Please look around, learn more about us, and enroll today! You can access our online school locator here.

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Statement to Honor Juneteenth and Pride Month

As we enter the month of June, we would like to take a moment to recognize two important observances that highlight our collective commitment to equity, love, and human dignity: Juneteenth and Pride Month!

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Summer Meals

Summer meals for children and teens are available this summer from June 17th - August 2nd, 2024 at the sites listed below:

  • Highlands Elementary
  • Maryland Ave Elementary
  • Rancho Elementary
  • Sweetwater Springs Elementary
  • Spring Valley Academy

Summer Meals will be served at 12:30 pm daily except on June 19th, July 4th and various days. Text FOOD or COMIDA to 304-304, type in zip code to find nearby summer meal sites that are open. Due to federal meal regulations, all meals must be consumed on site.

Stopping by a summer meal site with your family not only saves you time and money spent grocery shopping and meal prepping, it also helps support our schools in our community!


Teaching Financial Literacy & The “Million Bazillion” Tour Comes to LMSV

Students are interested in money: how it works, why things cost what they do, and how they can make good decisions about money!

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Kempton, Maryland Teachers Honored by Honda of San Diego

During Teacher Appreciation Week Brittany Caulkins of Maryland Elementary, and Kempton Dual-Language Academy’s Sandy Collins were honored by the San Diego Honda Dealers. Each teacher received $5,000 in classroom supplies.


LMSV Awarded $17 Million Community Schools Grant

CDE grant will equip thirteen schools to provide expanded wrap-around supports that affirm the district’s commitment to caring for the whole child!

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You'll Love It Here!

  • Award-Winning, Tuition-Free Neighborhood Schools
  • All-Day Kindergarten Offered at all Schools
  • Engaging Before and After School Care Offered at all Schools
  • Exemplary Staff Dedicated to Educating, Supporting, and Nurturing ALL Children
  • Innovative Educational Programs and Academies Including:
    • Arts and Music Education
    • Spanish Language Immersion
    • Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics (STEAM)
    • Online, Home School, and Blended Learning Programs
  • World-Class Physical Education Facilities

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Statement to Honor Juneteenth, Pride Month, & the Start of Summer

This month, as we celebrate and affirm the rich diversity of our school communities, we are saddened by the fact that our nation’s public schools are increasingly in the headlines, not for the life affirming work of education, but because of the specter of book bans and an increase in ideologically driven attacks on teachers... Read More

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Measure V Bond Program

Measure V is a $136 million general obligation bond approved by voters in 2020 to improve La Mesa-Spring Valley School District’s aging facilities, improve student safety and campus security, and provide critical infrastructure and accessibility upgrades.

District Spotlight

Spotlight on Sweetwater Springs Elementary

Check out our latest Spotlight Story showcasing what makes Sweetwater Springs Elementary so special!


Spotlight on Rolando Elementary

Check out our latest Spotlight Story showcasing what makes Rolando Elementary so special!


Spotlight on Northmont Elementary

Check out our latest Spotlight Story showcasing what makes Northmont Elementary so special!