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t. Helix Academy is a private, Trans K – 9, preparatory school that is co-educational and nonsectarian. We are a positive, safe, and nurturing school. Our highly skilled teachers use evidence-based methods with the result that our students love learning and our graduates excel in high school and college.

Mt. Helix Academy received the highest level of accreditation that is ever awarded by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

Mt. Helix Academy is in the family of schools operated by The Institute for Effective Education. TIEE, an equal-opportunity organization, is nationally recognized and is a leader in the San Diego area for the use of evidence-based teaching methods.

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Student Response Systems boost Jr. Hi. Student Engagement

Mt Helix Academy’s teachers routinely implement many of the evidence-based teaching methods and we continually strive to improve our use of them.  Read more…

Claire Dumlao
Jr. High Teacher

Mt. Helix Academy
5955 Severin Drive
La Mesa, California 91942
Phone: (619) 243-1400

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Mt. Helix Academy is a WASC-accredited,San Diego Private school. Our award winning staff, high-tech classrooms, winning science fair projects, and much more makes us truly unique compared to other San Diego Private Schools.