Lawrence E. Jones Middle School is a AAA school where Academics, Arts and Athletics are our focus. LJMS school culture is built on our four cornerstones of Integrity, Perseverance, Discovery and Service.
We encourage parents and members of the community to contact us to learn more about our school. Please contact us with any questions, comments or suggestions you may have about LJMS. If you want to learn more about our academic and school programs, you can set up a time to meet with a school counselor to answer your questions.
We do have a "Sneak Peek" for incoming students and an orientation in August for all students. If you wish to visit our site, please arrange the visit with the administration. Remember when visiting-in the interest of student safety and security, please check in with our front office upon arrival . Our office is open from 7:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday - Friday.
Lawrence E. Jones Middle School is a diverse community of learners united by the strong conviction that opportunity comes through education. We promote learning as discovery, through independent thinking as well as cooperative learning. We strive to model and encourage integrity in a positive and respectful environment. We recognize the potential of every student and offer a rigorous curriculum that is relevant for today's fast changing world and equips our students for the challenges of tomorrow. We recognize and reward perseverance as students begin to take responsibility for their futures. We honor the service of both students and staff, and are committed to the physical, social, and emotional well-being of our school community. To our students and to one another, we offer support and guidance that is rooted in a profound sense of responsibility for the enormously important work we share.
The aim of Lawrence E. Jones Middle School is to graduate responsible and productive citizens with strong critical thinking and academic skills by providing a rigorous, dynamic, comprehensive curriculum delivered in partnership with the community, family and a competent, qualified staff in a safe and caring environment. We use the California Department of Education's Twelve Recommendations for Middle School Success as a foundation upon we will ensure student success at Lawrence E. Jones Middle School.Our teachers and staff work hard to provide the best educational experience for our students. Parent partnership is a high priority and is essential for student success. Lawrence E. Jones Middle School has a rich tradition of outstanding student achievement and we provide a sound, standards-based education, while promoting high moral character of all students.We have developed this website to be a valuable resource for our school community and hope you visit on a regular basis as well as participate in the educational process of your children. Strong school board and administrative leadership, excellent teachers and staff, positive parental involvement and community support enables all students to reach high academic standards.We are committed to moving forward and continuing to pledge our best effort on behalf of your children.