Phone: 714-431-1500


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Mr. Michael Mendiola

Welcome to the 2022 - 2023 school year!

My name is Mr. Michael Mendiola, and I teach first grade at Manuel Esqueda TK-8 School. I attended Edison Elementary, Lathrop Intermediate, and Saddleback High School in the Santa Ana Unified School District. I have previously taught kindergarten, first, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, and eighth grades in our District. I received my Bachelor of Arts from California State University, Fullerton, Multiple Subject Teaching Credential, and Master of Science in Education from California State University, Fullerton. This year will be my 6th year at Esqueda and my 20th year teaching in the Santa Ana Unified School District.

If you have any questions, please contact me at

I look forward to a great 2022 - 2023 school year!