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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Survivors of January Flooding in San Diego County Can Apply for FEMA Assistance

San Diego homeowners and renters affected by January flooding could be
eligible for help from FEMA! Click here for more information.

Residents and business owners who sustained losses in the designated areas can begin applying for assistance at www.DisasterAssistance.gov, by calling (800) 621-3362, or by using the FEMA App.

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Bracelets For Bancroft: Lemon Avenue Elementary Fourth Grader Raises Over $700 For Neighboring Students Displaced From School By Recent Floods

When Sonja Bella Hans, a 4th grader at Lemon Avenue Elementary in La Mesa, heard about the impact of the recent rain and floods on students at nearby Bancroft Elementary School, she was compelled to do something to help!


La Mesa-Spring Valley Schools Receive Almost $1 Million in Grant Funding For Safer Schools From CALFIRE

Five schools will receive upgrades to outdoor play areas, water capture capabilities, stormwater pollution reduction, and more


Flag Football Partnership with LA Rams TakesLa Mesa-Spring Valley Schools Program to New Heights

The La Mesa-Spring Valley Schools’ ESSPN Sports League wrapped up its Fall 2023 season in December, crowing season champions for both elementary and middle school leagues, with middle schools fielding both boys and girls teams.

The 2023 Fall season saw more than 500 students from 16 schools take part in the league!


ABC 10 News Visits Bancroft Elementary for Story Time & Book Fair

Students in Kaylee Cooper’s 3rd-grade class at Bancroft Elementary School in Spring Valley were treated to a visit from KGTV ABC10 News anchor Melissa Mecija on Wednesday, December 13th. The local journalist and a team from ABC10 were visiting as part of the station’s “If you give a child a book…” story time and book fair.


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!

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  • 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!