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We encourage all parent/guardians to have their own School Loop account.  Each student will have their students account as well.

School Instructional Hours
8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Bell rings at 8:25AM
(Monday through Friday
except Wednedsays)

Wednesdays Only
10:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Bell rings at 9:55AM

School Office Hours
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

(Monday through Friday)

School Tours
Mondays at 9 AM
No appointment needed
November - December

Bell Schedule

Breakfast                   8:00 – 8:25

8th Grade Regular Day

Entry Bell



8:30  ----    8:45

8:48  ----    9:38

9:41  ----  10:30

10:33  ----  11:22


11:25  ----  12:00


12:03  ----  12:52

12:57  ----    1:46

1:49    ----    2:38

2:41    ----    3:30

6th/7th Grade    Regular Day

Entry Bell



8:30  ----    8:45

8:48  ----    9:38

9:41  ----  10:30

10:33  ----  11:22

11:25  ----  12:15


12:18  ----  12:52

12:57  ----    1:46

1:49    ----    2:38

2:41    ----    3:30

Late Start Wednesday Schedule








/8th Lunch


5°/6th/7th Lunch





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Thank you to all of the families who joined us for Back to School night.  Please take a moment to give us feedback. and complete the survey. click here:
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Thank you!

We have a rich tradition of delivering a strong academic curriculum to our diverse student population. We involve our students in meaningful school experiences that promote the joy of learning while addressing students' individual needs.

Construction Update

On a bi-weekly basis, we will provide an update with regard to the progress of our construction project. Please take a moment to see the information attached here: James Lick_Community Outreach_09-28-15.pdf

In addition, here is  sneak peek of the new cafeteria, new water fountains (with water bottle filler!), and the hallway leading to the cafeteria (minus the old stairs and now a ramp). We are still very much under construction but the school is looking amazing.

New Building Pictures

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New School Text Line is Here! Sign up Today!

Want to stay informed about all of the top happenings at James Lick Middle School? Sign up for our new School Text Line. It's quick and easy to do. Simply text @JLMS to 818-732-4732! Once signed up, you can instantly receive updates, news, and/or alerts from the school via text message. Refer to the attached instructions in the "news" section of this page for more details.

Nueva Linea de Texto ha Llegado! Enscribase Hoy!
¿Quieres estar informado sobre todos los datos de James Lick Middle School? Regístrate en nuestra nueva línea de texto . Es rápido y fácil de hacer. Simplemente haga text @JLMS a 818-732-4732! Cuando este registrado, usted inmediatamente puede recibir actualizaciones, noticias, y/o alertas de la escuela a través de mensaje de texto. Vea las instrucciones con mas detalles bajo la seccion de noticias atravez de esta pagina.

Be Safe!

The safety of our community is very important. Please drop off and pick up your child in front of the school on Noe Street in the white zone or on 25th Street near the yard gate. Drop off on ...more

Bulldog Expectations in the Classroom

Keep Hands and Feet to Yourself
Sit in Your Assigned Seat

Listen Politely

Speak Respectfully

Always Clean Up After Yourself

Be on Time
Bring Your Materials

Follow Directions


Help Others

Use Respectful Language to Solve Problems
Work Collaboratively

JLMS Calendar of Events

Today: 10/6/15

Tdap Vaccination

To help prevent whooping cough, California law requires all students  entering 7th grade in August, 2015, to show proof of an adolescent whooping cough booster shot (Tdap) before the start of school in August, 2015.  Remember to:

  • Plan ahead – Make an appointment with your child’s health provider to get the  Tdap vaccine soon
  • Send proof of a completed Tdap vaccine to your child's school.



Ashland Oregon Shakespeare Trip Meeting
Ashland Oregon Shakespeare field trip to Southern Oregon University will be March 18-21, 2016. This trip is open only to the 7th and 8th graders. Applications are available from Ms. Dalmau or on School Loop field trip page. if you want more inform... Continue
Posted by: Christine Loughran
Published: 10/6/15

Walk and Roll to School Day this Wednesday!
This Wed., October 7th, James Lick will be walking or Riding with a record-breaking 92 schools and an estimated 13,656 participants across San Francisco!  All Walk n' Rollers can get a free sticker, pencil, and/or other goodies and prizes... Continue
Posted by: Christine Loughran
Published: 10/5/15

JLMS Advanced Band - 2 performances booked in October
The James Lick Advanced Band will perform twice during the month of October.

The first performance will take place on Thursday, Oct 22 at 6pm in the James Lick Cafeteria. This performance is part of the Loteria night festivities. Call time for ... Continue
Posted by: Brendan Reilly
Published: 10/1/15

Shop at Amazon.com?

Support our school and PTSA when shopping at Amazon.com. Simply click on the link below to be directed to the Amazon website. Amazon will donate a portion of your purchase to our school! It's that easy!



School Meals

Students will eat in the cafeteria during meal periods. Students may either bring their meal from home or purchase lunch (or free for free and reduced student qualifiers). Microwaves are available ...more


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All students and parents should use the crosswalks when crossing the street. Be aware of traffic around the school.  Students should be dropped off at the white zone on Noe Street.  There are crossing guards at Clipper and Noe as well as Castro and 25th Street.  Cars parked in the white zone on Noe Street will be ticketed by SF DPT as this is a drop off only zone.

Tip: there is less traffic around the school at 8:15 am vs 8:25 am.