HTH Mesa - Before
HTH Mesa - existing buildings
HTH Mesa - After
Artist rendering of future high school building

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Sunday, August 26th
  • Monday, August 27th HTHM First Day of School (9th grade only) See more details

Important Information —

Welcome to HTHM!

HTH Mesa is located at
5331 Mt. Alifan Drive, San Diego, CA 92111

High Tech High will be opening its newest campus, HTH Mesa, in August 2018 beginning with a high school for 9th grade only.   The 20-acre, K-12 campus will be fully refurbished and remodeled over the coming months, and will be filled over a 4-5 year build-out period.

Below are some answers to questions you may have about the new HTH Mesa campus:


Where is the HTH Mesa Campus be located?

  • The address for the new campus is: 5331 Mt. Alifan Drive, San Diego, California 92111.
  • The new campus is be located on a twenty (20) acre parcel of land that will be refurbished with additions to outfit a campus that will house an elementary school, a middle school, and a high school.
  • Amenities on this site will include several firsts for HTH including, a regulation size soccer field, a gymnasium with seating and changing areas, an auditorium with fixed seating for 700, and a new kitchen facility.


When is the new High School going to open?

The projected opening date for the new high school (9th grade only) is August 27, 2018.


How can I enter the lottery for HTH Mesa’s 9th Grade?

As founding students, our transferring 8th graders will have leadership opportunities and feel a unique sense of ownership of our newest high school. The admissions deadline has passed for the 2018-2019 school year. If you missed the deadline to apply for the upcoming school year and would still like to be considered for a space in 9th grade at HTHM, you can apply for a second waiting pool starting July 1st.


When will the other K-12 grades be opened at HTH Mesa?

The build out plan for the three new schools has been designed with the ambition of pacing growth to support the development of a sound, and robust academic program and school campus culture. The proposed build out plan is as follows:

  • Year 1: 2018-2019

High School opens with 9th grade only (about 100 students)

  • Year 2: 2019-2020

High School grows to serve 9th and 10th grades

Middle School opens with 6th grade

Elementary opens with K-1st or 2nd grades

  • Year 3: 2020-2021

High School grows to serve 9th, 10th, and 11th grades

Middle School grows to serve 6th and 7th grades

Elementary grows to serve K-2nd or 3rd grades

  • Year 4: 2021-2022

High School grows to serve 9th-12th grades

Middle School grows to serve 6th-8th grades

Elementary grows to serve K-3rd or 4th grades

  • Year 5: 2022-2023

High School serving all grades

Middle School serving all grades

Elementary grows to serve K- 4th grades or at all grades depending on how roll out progressed (see Year 2)


High Tech High Mesa

Artist rendering of future high school building