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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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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CSEA REACH Award Winner John Sullivan

John Sullivan, Lead Custodian at Northmont Elementary, was recently selected as a recipient of the 2024 Recognizing Excellence and Classified Heroes (REACH) Award by the California School Employees Association (CSEA).

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LMSV Electric Buses

The La Mesa-Spring Valley school district is continuing its ongoing investment in electric vehicles for its school bus fleet, with great results all around.


Bancroft Elementary School Re-Opens With Grand Celebration

Students, staff, and families celebrated the reopening of Bancroft Elementary School on Monday, February 26th, returning to the school just five weeks after massive flood damage occurred!


Skating with the Superintendent! Parkway Academy Unveils a New Skateboard Ramp

On Friday, September 29th, students at Parkway Sports & Health Science Academy in La Mesa were treated to the opening of a new skateboard ramp!

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!