Welcome to STEAM Academy!

Strive to be the best FOR the world, not IN the world.”

STEAM Academy serves 5th – 8th grades in the La Presa area of Spring Valley, CA. STEAM Academy is proud to serve our students and families with caring teachers and staff members and innovative instruction.

Bilingual STEAM Academy school tours are held every Thursday at 9:00 am. Interested parents/community members may request a school tour by contacting the main office at (619) 668-5720, to RSVP a time and date. Enroll today!

STEAM Academy atiende a los grados 5 a 8 en el área de La Presa de Spring Valley, CA. STEAM Academy se enorgullece de servir a nuestros estudiantes y familias con maestros y miembros del personal atentos e instrucción innovadora. 

Los recorridos escolares bilingües de STEAM Academy se llevan a cabo todos los jueves a las 9:00 am. Los padres/miembros de la comunidad interesados pueden solicitar un recorrido escolar comunicándose con la oficina principal al (619) 668-5720, para confirmar su fecha y hora. ¡Inscríbase hoy!

School Announcements:

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Incoming 7th and NEW 8th Graders

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If you have any questions, you can email our school counselor, Mr. Winchester at jeff.winchester@lmsvschools.org

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

Why You'll Love STEAM

  • Our Cutting Edge STEAM Academy Program Serves Families of La Mesa-Spring Valley and Other School Districts
  • Engages Students with a Focus Around Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM)
  • Working with Local Universities, Colleges, High Schools, and Community Outreach Programs, We are Building Capacity for Students to be College and Career Ready
  • 90+ Hours of Extended Learning Time in Science and Math
  • Students Engage in Lab-Based Projects and Participate in Extracurricular Activities
  • Block Scheduling Offers More Time for Students to Master Concepts, Complete Labs, and Finish Projects
  • 30-minute Targeted STEAM Innovation Periods - Media, Dance, Band, Robotics, Biomedical, Tech/Media, Math Olympiad, Engineering, Science Olympiad
  • Exposing 5th, and 6th Graders to STEAM Pathways Via Elective Classes
  • 8:30 a.m. Start Time for All Grades. Our 5th - 6th Grades are in Their Own Area with Separate Lunches
  • An Application of Interest must be Completed for Students Wishing to Attend

Enroll Today!

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Important Information:

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Open Enrollment

How to Apply

An Application of Interest must be filled out and submitted in person or via fax to (619) 668-5720. Once reviewed, applicant will be notified.

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Get to Know your Teacher-Videos

Check out these videos of STEAM teachers from our virtual Back to School Night.

Your teachers are listed by grade level. Have fun!

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