Spring Valley Academy is a middle school program that offers 7th and 8th grade in the Casa de Oro neighborhood of Spring Valley.  Spring Valley Academy is proud to connect and serve our students and families with caring educators and innovative instruction, preparing them to be successful in high school and beyond. Enroll today! 


School Announcements:

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Knott’s Berry Farm – 8th Grade Field Trip

Open to 8th Graders Only: June 6th, 2024!

2024-2025 School Year

Starting in the 2024 - 2025 school year, Spring Valley Academy will serve 6th-8th grade. Please check out our video for more details!

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Spring Valley Academy Clubs

Art Club - Monday 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm 
Focuses on community artwork installations that beautify the campus and community. Club members will have the opportunity to draft project proposals, budgets, schedules, and murals. Club members will learn how artists and designers propose and complete works of art and designs in real-life situations. All materials and supplies are provided for the club.

ESports Club - Tuesday 2:45 pm -3:45 pm
Is a rapidly growing and popular extracurricular activity for students. It offers a competitive and structured environment where students of all skill levels engage in video gaming while focusing on social-emotional learning concepts such as teamwork and sportsmanship. The club is supervised and coached by knowledgeable staff who ensure a safe and positive gaming experience. Students will have the opportunity to compete with other middle schools for the fall, winter and spring trimesters. In combination with a supportive school community, it is a great way for gamers to develop their communication, self-reflection and problem solving ability used in both their personal and academic lives.

Basketball Club - Tuesday 2:45 pm -3:45 pm
Provides interested students an opportunity to learn about the game. Students will learn the rules and guidelines of the game to help develop their skill sets and create strategic game plays. Students play 5-on-5 against their peers, and SVA staff members. Join us in playin the best game in the world!

Guitar Club - Wednesday 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Provides students with a space to learn guitar at their own pace. Peer tutors are utilized so that students who are new to playing guitar can get individual instructions and provide the peer tutor with a leadership opportunity. We have eight guitars on campus that students may use. If students prefer to bring their own instruments to the guitar club, they may. Students will learn major chords, minor chords, and how to play a scale before diving into learning a song.

Cosmetology Club - Wednesday 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
The Cosmetology Club is a fun and interactive introduction to the study of skin, hair, and nails. Students meet once a week to participate in hands-on activities including hairstyling on mannequins, makeup tutorials, skin care protocols, nail care, and more. We plan to invite guest speakers from the cosmetology profession to come and share with us as well. 

Conversational Spanish Club - Thursday 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Conversational Spanish Club allows students to practice their Spanish verbal and reading language skills by playing games and participating in peer discussions, and their reading and writing skills by utilizing district textbooks to learn vocabulary, grammar, and about Latino culture.

Gamers Club - Monday & Thursday 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Join our exciting Middle School Video Game Club! Calling all gaming enthusiasts—come together to explore the virtual realms, make new friends, and share your passion for gaming. Whether you're into strategy games, epic adventures, or multiplayer competitions, this club is the perfect place for you. Discover the new games, sharpen your skills, and immerse yourself in a fun and supportive gaming community. Meetings are filled with fun and much laughter. Don't miss out on the chance to level up your gaming experience and make lasting connections. See you at the next meeting!

Sports Equipment

PE Clothes

7th and 8th grade students may purchase their PE clothes during their PE class with cash or check. The cost is $10 for a shirt, $10 for shorts, $5 for a combination lock or $25 for the whole PE package. For your convenience we have set up a website where parents may pay with debit or credit cards. Just select your items, pay, print your receipt and send the receipt to school with your student.

Districtwide Announcements:


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

School Staff

Employment Information

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Learn About the Upcoming 6th Grade Transition to Middle School Districtwide

We have put together an FAQ page on the grade span changes coming to LMSV. Click here to learn more.

View our promotional videos for all academy middle schools here.

Why You'll Love Spring Valley Academy

  • Community of Dedicated Educators who Value the Individual Strengths of all Students
  • Options for Elective Classes that allow for and Foster Creativity
  • Strong, Positive Relationship Building across Campus and between Home and School
  • World Language Acquisition
  • Personalized Acceleration
  • Academic, Social, Emotional Development
  • Inquiry-Based, Hands-On Learning
  • Preparation for Advanced High School and University Coursework

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Important Information:

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If you have not already joined PTSA, you can click link below to join SVA's PTSA.

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Jupiter Grades

Welcome to JupiterGrades!! We're very excited to have 100% of our Spring Valley Academy teachers participating this year. 

Click the link below to be redirected to the JupiterGrades login for Spring Valley Academy.

You should have received an email or letter with information about how to sign up for JupiterGrades.  Students received information in their classes about setting up their accounts.  Please contact any of your student's  teachers to receive information about setting up accounts. 

If you have not received your login information and password, please email Tracy.Yoffee@lmsvsd.net

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School Safety and Student Security

If you have information to report about an incident at Spring Valley Academy or for questions regarding school safety, please contact the Principal, Mr. Thompson.

You may make an anonymous report using the information below.

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Need homework for an absent child?

Look on Jupiter Grades and/or email the teachers. 

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Student drop off and pick up at SVA

We recommend using the Rogers Road entrance at the back of our school for the quickest way to drop off and pick up your child from school. Please drive slowly, watching for students at all times.  Safety is always our first priority. 

School begins everyday at 9:00 am. 

School dismissal: Students will dismiss at 3:35 pm, except for Tuesday our minimum day, which dismisses at 2:30 pm. 

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