La Mesa Dale is a caring neighborhood school located in the heart of La Mesa. At La Mesa Dale, high-quality teaching and learning take place in a setting where students are loved, respected, and known as individuals. We work to strengthen students’ social, emotional, and academic skills while also developing resilience and joy in learning. We promote a growth mindset and expect excellence among teachers, staff, and students. We remove barriers that impede the success of our students. We seek to develop meaningful connections through integrated partnerships with our families and our community for the benefit of all students.