La Mesa Arts Academy currently serves 5th-8th graders. For the 2025 – 2026 school year, we will serve 6th – 8th graders. 

It is the goal of LMAAC to provide students with an innovative arts program where they perform in visual arts, dance, music, and theater using an interdisciplinary curriculum that develops creative talents in order to attain measurable artistic and academic excellence, while also creating opportunities that will support our underlying principle of character and leadership!

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2024 – 2025 School Year

For the 2024 -2025 school year, we will have grades 5-8.  We will not be accepting any new 5th graders.  This will be the home school for our residents in grades 6-8.  You may also apply for a transfer if this is not your home school.  You can check your address here.  The transfer window was open from December 1, 2023 - February 15, 2024.  You may still complete a transfer, but your transfer will be processed in the order it is received.

If this is not your home school for 6-8 AND you reside within the boundaries of La Mesa Spring Valley School District, please complete the intradistrict transfer form.  If you reside outside of the district boundaries, please complete the interdistrict transfer form.  Your home district must sign this form first before being submitted to our district office.  For more information regarding transfers, please see the district website for more information.

No more school tours will be offered this school year.

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Why You'll Love La Mesa Arts Academy

  • Underlying principle in all instruction will be an emphasis on character and leadership
  • Offer our students a rigorous and meaningful academic program infused with the arts, featuring a comprehensive, interdisciplinary, standards-based arts curriculum that promotes character, community involvement and leadership skills
  • A specialist teaches every child in core academic, elective and physical education classes
  • Students receive foundational coursework in the arts that serves as a prerequisite for future conservatory studies
  • Open to students throughout the LMSV attendance area as well as those from outlying communities in greater San Diego County

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Student Calendar

A/B Calendar will be posted in August.

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Tickets for School Performances

Tickets for all school performances are sold on the La Mesa Arts Foundation website

Parents of performers please note: tickets sell out very quickly. We strongly recommend that you purchase tickets as soon as they go on sale!

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