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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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  • Upcoming Events Hola James Lick CommunityHope your Spring Break was a restful one and I want to thank you for all the hard work you have put in throughout this past year. Just want to inform you that we still have several events coming up in the next 2 months. Here are the details:April Events Glen Park Festival Sunday, April 27 (10-3) We are applying for a grant and we need volunteers to attend so we can have a better chance of getting our grant approved. Please contact me if can help out for an hour or so. Children can sign up tooMay Events Scholastic Book Fair – May 5-9 We need parents to help afterschool during this ...
    Posted Apr 12, 2014, 9:40 AM by Dean Blackketter
  • Food & Volunteers Needed For VAPA Showcase We need savory and sweet items for our VAPA Showcase on Wed 11/13.You can bring them in to the parent room by the cafeteria. Please label your containers if you want them back. Also we need volunteers to help set up and sell the items. Contact Danielle or Liz Torres if you have any questions. Thank you!Necesitamos donaciones de comida y postres para la presentacion de nuestros hijos el Miercoles 11/13. Favor de marcar sus trastes con su nombre si quieren que se los regrese. Pueden dejarlos en el cuarto de los padres que se encuentra en la cafeteria. Tambien necesitamos voluntarios para poner las mesas y ayudar con las ventas. Comunicanse con Danielle o Liz ...
    Posted Nov 4, 2013, 11:10 AM by Dean Blackketter
  • 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
  • 1st Annual Bulldog Day Come out and support our school. A family and four-legged friendly day of music, food, dog shows, and more. Saturday, November 10 from 11 am to 4 pm on the playground. More information
    Posted Oct 2, 2012, 10:00 AM by Unknown user
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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