EAK—Early Admission to Kindergarten
Early Admission Kindergarten (EAK) is a free, state-funded, full-day kindergarten program. EAK is for children who will be five years of age by February 15, 2016 and are not currently enrolled in kindergarten or transitional kindergarten. The program is open to all eligible students living in the community. Participation is voluntary and not designed to take the place of kindergarten. Students participating in the EAK program will enroll in kindergarten for August 2016.

Enrollment is limited to the District average for Kindergarten of 26 students per class. Priority will be given to older students residing in our attendance area. For your convenience, registration forms will be available here on October 28, 2015. Forms may also be picked up at LMSVSD elementary school sites on October 28th. Registration appointments may be made after November 1, 2015. You must make an appointment to complete the registration process at the District Office. Please call 668-5700 x6480 or x6481 to make your appointment or for additional information. Classes will be formed after December 4, 2015.

Please bring the following original documents for your child to your registration appointment:

  • Completed Registration Forms
  • Original Birth Certificate
  • Original Up-to-Date Immunization Record
  • Two Proofs of Residency
EAK begins:



  •  Monday, January 11, 2016


EAK locations:
  • Highlands  Elementary School
    3131 S. Barcelona
    Spring Valley, CA 91977
  • Rolando Elementary School
    6925 Tower Street
    La Mesa, CA 91942
  • Northmont Elementary School
    9405 Gregory Street
    La Mesa, CA 91942

Inter-District Form:
Students living in a neighboring district's attendance must obtain an inter-district transfer form, from the resident district and bring the completed form to the registration appointment.
Transportation will not be provided for the EAK.
ESS Services:
Extended School Services (ESS) will be available for EAK families.
 The La Mesa-Spring Valley School District is committed to equal opportunity for all individuals in education. The district prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation or bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnic group identification, ethnicity, age, religion, marital or parental status, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Complaints alleging unlawful discrimination may be filed using the district’s Uniform Complaint Procedures. (BP 0410 BP 1312.3)