• Frequently Asked Questions


    What grades do you serve?

    Since 1974, Del Mar Hills Academy 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 Hills Academy? 

    Currently, Del Mar Hills has approximately 270 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 California! We have a committed and experienced teaching staff.  In fact, most of our teachers love Del Mar Hills so much their children are students here. Many of our teachers have taught at Del Mar Hills for over 10 years.


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 Hills Academy. 

    What is STEAM+? 

    Our STEAM+ curriculum integrates Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics, and Physical Wellness into  Del Mar Hills students’ education. Credentialed teachers with many years of classroom and specific subject-area experience teach each of these standards-based classes. 

Have more questions? 

Our Administrative Assistant, Jenna Ellis, will be happy to assist you. She can be reached at 858.755.9763 x3498 or jellis@dmusd.org.