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 life skills.  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.  It is not required to be Catholic to attend.  Learning support services are available for students with learning challenges.

Mission Statement

St. Martin of Tours Academy fosters confidence, curiosity, and independence through a climate of cooperation and trust by preserving dignity throughout the learning process, accentuating all children’s God-given gifts in a Catholic environment.


Notice of Non-Discriminatory Policy

St. Martin of Tours Academy, mindful of its mission to be witnesses to the love of Christ for all, admits 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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