• Frequently Asked Questions

    What grades do you serve?
    Since 1965, Del Mar Heights School has served students from kindergarten through sixth grade.

    How many students are in each class?
    In kindergarten through third grade, each class has a maximum of 22 students. In grades four through six, the maximum number of students is 28.

    How many children attend Del Mar Heights?

    Currently, Del Mar Heights has approximately 450 students in attendance.
    What are the school hours?
    On Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays the school day is from 8:00am to 2:30pm. On Wednesdays, students are dismissed at 12:30pm.

    How would you characterize your teachers?
    The best in the world! We have a committed and experienced teaching staff. On average, our teachers have taught at Del Mar Heights for more than 13 years. In fact, most of our teachers love Del Mar Heights so much their children are students here. Among our teaching staff, 100% have completed Post-Baccalaureate work with the majority of our staff holding Master’s Degrees.

    What opportunities are available for parent involvement?
    We love parent volunteers! Parent volunteers are welcome any time, for an hour or even a whole day. We have many opportunities for parents to volunteer in classrooms or with the PTA. Parent involvement and support is critical to the continued excellence of Del Mar Heights School.

    What is STEAM+?
    Our STEAM+ curriculum integrates Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics, and Physical Wellness into the core of Del Mar Heights students’ education. Credentialed teachers with many years of classroom and specific subject-area experience teach each of these standards-based classes. STEAM+ integrates the lessons into a cohesive learning paradigm based on real-world applications. In these classes, there is a focus on nurturing balanced, confident children through an active and personal involvement in the learning process.

    Have more questions?
    Our Administrative Assistant, Karrie Beach, will be happy to assist you. She can be reached at 858.755.9367 x3398 or kbeach@dmusd.org.