St. Martin of Tours is a co-educational Kindergarten through eighth grade Catholic elementary school located in La Mesa, California. The school offers students the best in elementary and junior high education and lifeskills.  In addition to offering a strong faith-based education, St. Martin of Tours Academy offers a unique system of instruction that enhances our Catholicity and curriculum: ®Pilon’s Workshop Way® System of Education.  School Tours are welcomed by appointment throughout the year.

Mission Statement

St. Martin of Tours Academy, in partnership with parents, is a Catholic parish elementary school that prepares students to be lifelong learners through a curriculum that has a strong moral, spiritual, and academic foundation. Students understand the need for peace and justice, and as responsible Catholics, are challenged to answer the call to service and become engaged citizens of the world.


Notice of Non-Discriminatory Policy

St. Martin of Tours Academy, mindful of its mission to be witnesses to the love of Christ for all, admit students of any race, color, and national and/or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. St. Martin of Tours Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, and national and /or ethnic origin in administration of educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

Likewise, St. Martin of Tours Academy does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of sex, age, handicap, race, color and national and/or ethnic origin.  (California Catholic Conference, March 1994, Revised Jan. 1997)

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