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James Lick Middle School

School code number: 634
Grade level: 6-8
Hours: Monday, early release 1:59 p.m.

1220 Noe Street, San Francisco, CA, 94114
Neighborhood: Noe Valley
Phone: 415-695-5675
Fax: 415-695-5360
Principal: Ruby De Tie

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Discover This School

James Lick Middle School is a comprehensive middle school in the heart of San Francisco’s Noe Valley. Our students enjoy an extensive academic program, with an emphasis in the visual and performing arts, that encourages students to explore and develop their varied talents. JLMS is the proud home of a thriving Spanish Immersion program and a community of dedicated and passionate educators. Students are provided with a variety of experiences outside of the classroom with our two community gardens and field trips to Washington, DC, the Shakespeare Festival in Oregon, and the Cesar Chavez National Monument in Southern California.

This school is fed by:

Alvarado ES, Flynn ES, Glen Park ES, Harte ES, Mission Education Center, Muir ES

School Tours

Every Tuesday at 9:00 from Oct to Dec. Please call 415-695-5675.


Black pants, skirt or shorts; white collared shirts

School Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Afterschool supper

Afterschool programs

Jamestown Community Center supports the afterschool program offered at JLMS. In the 2018/2019 school year JLMS is excited to launch our first year as a Beacon site with increased academic and enrichment programs both in our afterschool program and during the school day.

Special Education Programs

  • Mild/moderate

Language Programs

  • Spanish Secondary Dual Language Pathway

Student Support Programs

  • Access to nurse
  • AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination)
  • College planning
  • Counselor
  • Mentoring
  • Family liaison
  • Health and wellness center
  • Social worker


  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track and field
  • Volleyball

Arts Enrichment

  • Band
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Performing arts
  • Theater
  • Visual arts
Visual arts, dance, music, drama, design

School Day Academic Enrichment

  • Academic counseling
  • College tours and visits
  • Computer lab
  • Education Outside
  • Outdoor education program
  • Technology teacher

College Counseling/Support Programs

  • Academic counseling
  • College tours and visits