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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

    Regularly scheduled weekly school tours have ended for the first round of applications. If you wish to arrange for a tour, please contact family liaison, Osvaldo Ortiz: ortizo (at) sfusd (dot) edu.

  • 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

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

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