News for Families

Pre-Order the JLMS Yearbook

Pre-order your copy of the 2019-2020 JLMS Yearbook Now!

Fall VAPA Showcase - 12/6

Join us Friday, 12/6 at 6pm for our Fall VAPA Showcase in the JLMS Auditorium.

Common Core Math Workshop for 5th/6th Grade Families - 12/10

Prospective and current JLMS families are encouraged to attend a Math Workshop on Tuesday, December 10.

More about this school

  • School Type

    Middle School, 6-8
  • Estimated Enrollment

    470
  • Principal

    • Ruby De Tie
  • Assistant Principal

    • Erin Deis
    • Cephus Johnson
  • Hours

    Mo: 8:30 am-2:01 pm
    Tu - Fr: 8:30 am-3:30 pm
  • School Tour

    Every Tuesday starting at 9am through January 14. Students and families are welcome. Sign in at main office. Question and Answer and Tour begin in Cafeteria. No reservations necessary.

  • Uniforms Policy

    No school uniform
  • Neighborhood

    Noe Valley
  • School Meals

    Breakfast, Lunch, After School Supper
  • School Code

    634
Overview
  • About James Lick Middle 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.

Programs
  • After School Programs

    Jamestown Community Center supports the after-school program offered at JLMS. During the 2018/2019 school year, JLMS launched our first year as a Beacon site with increased academic and enrichment programs both in our after-school program and during the school day.
  • Language Programs

    • Spanish Secondary Dual Language Program
  • Special Education Programs

    • Resource Specialist services
    • Separate class - Mild/moderate
    • Separate class - Social-emotional/behavioral enhanced classroom (SOAR)
  • School Day Academic Enrichment

    • Academic counseling
    • College tours and visits
    • Outdoor education program
    • Technology teacher
  • Arts Enrichment

    • Performing arts
    • Music program
    • STEAM
    • Theater
    • Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA)
    • Visual arts
    • Band
    • Ceramics
    • Coding
    • Computers
    • Instrumental music
    • Dance
    • Drama
  • Athletics

    • Volleyball
    • Track and Field
    • Spirit Squad
    • Softball
    • Soccer
    • Baseball
    • Flag football
    • Basketball
  • Student Support Programs

    • Mental health consultant
    • Speech pathologist
    • Social worker
    • On-site nurse
    • Mentoring
    • Instructional coach
    • Health and wellness center
    • Family support specialist
    • Family liaison
    • Counselor
    • College planning
    • AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination)
    • After-school tutorials
    • Therapist
  • College Counseling

    • Academic counseling
    • College tours and visits
    • Japanese Community Youth Council (JCYC)
School Data
  • 2018-2019 School Accountability Highlights

    Published annually by SFUSD to provide access to key data points and three-year trends related to student achievement and school culture-climate. The highlights are available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Filipino, and Vietnamese.
  • 2017-2018 School Accountability Report Card (SARC)

    School Accountability Report Cards (SARCs) are required by state law and are intended to provide families with important information about each public school.
  • 2018-2020 School Balanced Scorecard (BSC)

    A two-year plan each school creates with families, students and community members that details the school's goals and priorities.
  • 2018-2019 Social-Emotional and Culture Climate Report

    SFUSD annually surveys families and school staff on a range of school climate indicators that have been found to predict positive student academic achievement. The social-emotional learning of students in grades 4-12 is also assessed.
Contact Info

James Lick Middle School

Grades 6-8

1220 Noe Street, San Francisco, CA, 94114

Get directions

8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.