La Mesa-Spring Valley Schools
4750 Date Ave
La Mesa, CA 91942
District Office Hours
8:00 AM - 4:45 PM
La Mesa-Spring Valley Schools (LMSVS) is a high-performing school district located just east of San Diego. The District is committed to high student performance embedded in a culture of quality and continuous improvement. We embrace diversity. Collaboration is valued among all stakeholder groups and the interest-based process is used as the core for problem-solving. The District covers 26 square miles and serves 12,300 pupils (not including preschool) with 16 elementary schools (grades K-6), one middle school (grades 7-8), one "dual immersion" literacy academy (grades K-3), and three specialty academies (grades 4-8). The District employs just over 2,000 people with an annual general fund budget of approximately $125 million.
To inspire learning and respect.
La Mesa-Spring Valley School District is a community of life-long learners who engage in continuous improvement and contribute positively to a global society, within a safe learning environment.
In order to achieve work purposefully and realize our vision we must:
- Make decisions based upon the best interest of all children
- Honor individuality and diversity
- Act with integrity
- Partner with the community
- Strive for excellence
- Establish, measure & hold ourselves accountable to appropriate goals
- Communicate effectively
- Develop well-rounded learners
- Explore a sense of possibility
- Use resources wisely
The communities we serve include the City of La Mesa, a portion of the City of El Cajon, and the unincorporated communities of Mt. Helix, Casa de Oro, and Spring Valley, all within San Diego County.
Elementary Schools 16 Middle Schools 1 Grades 4-8 Academies 3 Grades K-3 Academies 1
Average Class Size
Grades K-3 24 to 1 Grades 4-6 30 to 1 Grades 7-8 27 to 1
Hispanic 50% White 30% African American 10% Two or More Races 5% Other Race 2%