James Lick Middle School

More about this school

  • School Type

    Middle School, 6-8
  • Estimated Enrollment

  • Principal

    • Ruby De Tie
  • Assistant Principal

    • Cephus Johnson
    • Kiara Herrera
  • Hours

    Mo - Tu: 9:30 am-4:00 pm
    We: 9:30 am-2:15 pm
    Th - Fr: 9:30 am-4:00 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, Sylvia Alonso de Valle, alonsodevalles@sfusd.edu.

  • Uniforms Policy

    No school uniform
  • Neighborhood

    Noe Valley
  • School Bus

    94107, 94124
  • School Meals

    Breakfast, Lunch, After School Supper
  • School Code

  • About James Lick Middle School

    Home of the Bulldogs! We are a diverse, comprehensive middle school in the heart of Noe Valley with a thriving Spanish Immersion and Visual and Performing Arts Program.  

    Our Vision: The James Lick Middle School community will work passionately to provide all students the relevant experiences necessary to fully develop their true, authentic selves and to prepare them for whatever challenges lay ahead.  JLMS students will use their strengths, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills to become successful agents of change within their diverse communities.

    Watch this video to learn more about our school!

    Please also visit our PTSA Website to learn about our parent community. 


  • 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 Program Services
    • Separate class - Mild/moderate
    • SOAR (Success, Opportunity, Achievement, Resiliency formerly known as ED or Emotionally Disturbed)
  • 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
  • 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
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.