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James Lick Middle School is nestled in the heart of Noe Valley, a beautiful neighborhood in San Francisco. We are a mid-sized school, serving over 600 students and families. One of our biggest assets is our diverse student population, including about 65% Latino, 15% African-American, and 12% White. Over the past five years, we have made great gains in terms of student achievement which include about a 130 point gain in state-wide test scores. We attribute these gains largely to the involvement of families and the highly collaborative work of a very dedicated staff.
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  • General PTSA meeting Our next meeting will be February 11th, 2015. Please join us and meet other parents and teachers. The two meetings following this meeting are tentatively planned for March 11th and April 8th.
    Posted Dec 9, 2014, 5:46 PM by Vincent Leddy
  • Upcoming Events Our general PTSA meeting is around the corner. We meet Wednesday October 8th  in the cafeteria at 6 PM to discuss our proposed budget for the next school year. At 7 PM we will shift gears to hear a presentation about the school remodeling that is about to start in November. Come out and join us for some food and a lot of valuable information on Wednesday October the 8th at 6 PM. We will serve pizza from Paxti! Thank you Paxti’s Pizza for generously donating our dinner!
    Posted Oct 7, 2014, 10:26 AM by Vincent Leddy
  • Construction about to start at school We are starting to prepare for ADA mandated construction at James Lick Middle School. Come to the general PTSA meeting to learn more details and ask questions. The SFUSD will send out a team to answer any questions we might have on Wednesday October 8th at 7 PM (following the general PTSA meeting)
    Posted Oct 3, 2014, 9:18 AM by Vincent Leddy
  • Bienvenidos Familias Querido familias de James Lick Middle School, El personal de la escuela James Lick les da la bienvenida a usted y su hijo/a para el año escolar 2013-14! Estamos muy entusiasmados con el inicio del nuevo año escolar y esperamos que su hijo/a está anticipando el primer día de escuela. Por favor tómese unos minutos para leer sobre la información contenida en esta carta (página 2 también). Primer Día de Clases El primer día de clases es el lunes, 19 de agosto 2013. Noche de Orientación - Sexto Grado y Estudiantes Nuevos a Lick Vamos a celebrar nuestra noche anual de orientación el Jueves, 15 de agosto ...
    Posted Aug 15, 2013, 4:50 PM by Dean Blackketter
  • Welcome Families! Dear James Lick Middle School Family, The James Lick Middle School staff welcomes you and your child/ren to the 2013-14 school year! We are excited about the start of the new school year and hope that your child is eagerly anticipating their first day of school. Please take a few moments to read over the important information contained in this letter (page 2 also). First Day of School The first day of school is Monday, August 19th, 2013. Orientation Night – 6th Graders and New Students to Lick We will be holding our annual orientation night on Thursday, August 15th, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM. We are asking all families that are ...
    Posted Aug 15, 2013, 4:48 PM by Dean Blackketter
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Shout Outs

James Lick Middles School PTSA is grateful for the generosity of our community supporters, especially:

Bernie's coffee shop 
Bernie’s Coffee Shop on 24th Street (Bernie is a JLMS alumna and she makes a fine cup o’ joe!)

Circle Bank on 24th street

Fima Photography on Castro at 25th