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La Mesa Arts Academy serves 4th-8th graders.  Enrollment is open to students throughout the LMSV attendance area, as well as, those from outlying communities in greater San Diego County through a lottery process. An Application of Interest must be completed for all students wishing to attend.  LMAAC is proud to 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. 

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Please Note!

Our school office is closed from June 27-July 31, 2022.  We are currently FULL in all grades for the 2022-2023 school year.  If you would like to be added to our waitlist, please fill out the attached application of interest and return it to our office in person beginning August 1.

School tours will be offered in the fall.  Please check our website in August for updates on tour dates.  Please watch our website for more information for those interested in applying LMAAC for the 2023-2024.

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State Preschool Enrollment

La Mesa-Spring Valley School District offers high-quality preschool at no cost for children who turn three or four years old before December 1, 2022. Students attend class 5-days a week from 8:30 am - 11:30 am.

Our high-quality, accredited schools and curriculum deliver the finest early learning opportunities for ALL children.

Bring the completed form and required materials to our Early Childhood Education Center, located at 4811 Glen Street, La Mesa, CA 91941.

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Do you have a heart for children? Join our team!

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
  • Proud partners with many community organizations including Arms Wide Open Productions and San Diego Youth Services
  • Open to students throughout the LMSV attendance area as well as those from outlying communities in greater San Diego County
  • An enrollment packet must be completed for students wishing to attend

Enroll Today!

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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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