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ParentVUE (for parents) and StudentVUE (for students) can be used to view grades, assignments, attendance, and teacher contact information.  See Family Liaison Osvaldo Ortiz for more information.

Contact Info

James Lick Middle School

1220 Noe Street
San Francisco, CA 94114 

Telephone: 415-695-5675

Office Hours
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Monday through Friday

Instructional Hours

Regular Day
8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Entry bell rings at 8:25 am

Early Release Monday
8:30 am – 2:01 pm
Entry bell rings at 8:25 am

Daily Schedule

Breakfast is available at no cost every morning in the cafeteria from 8:00 - 8:25 am.

Regular Day

Entry Bell

8:25 am


8:30 am - 8:45 am

1˚ period

8:49 am - 9:35 am

2˚ period

9:39 am - 10:25 am

3˚ period

10:29 am - 11:15 am

4˚ period

11:19 am - 12:05 pm

5˚ period Lunch (all grades)

12:05 pm - 12:47 pm

6˚ period (including Reading Zone)

12:51 pm - 1:50 pm

7˚ period

1:54 pm - 2:40 pm

8˚ period

2:44 pm - 3:30 pm


Early Release Monday

Entry Bell

8:25 am


8:30 am - 8:45 am

1˚ period

8:49 am - 9:23 am

2˚ period

9:27 am - 10:01 am

3˚ period

10:05 am - 10:39 am

4˚ period

10:43 am - 11:17 pm

5˚ period Lunch (all grades)

11:17 pm - 11:54 pm

6˚ period (including Reading Zone)

11:58 am - 12:45 pm

7˚ period

12:49 pm - 1:23 pm

8˚ period

1:27 pm - 2:01 pm

School Tours - Tuesdays at 9am

We welcome parents and students to tour our school starting at the end of October through December 2018.  No appointment is necessary.  Please arrive on time.  Tours are held 9 am - 10 am on Tuesdays.

Student Drop-Off

For everyone's safety, please drop your students off in the white zones.  All students and parents should cross the street using crosswalks.  There are crossing guards at Clipper @ Noe as well as Castro @ 25th Street. 

  • Students will be able to enter the lower yard through the Clipper Street gate only.
  • Students will need to enter the Clipper gate to go the cafeteria for breakfast.
  • The front doors will open at 8:25am when the bell rings to enter the building. 

SFPD and SFDPT will issue tickets to:

  • Vehicles parked in the white drop-off only zones.
  • Vehicles double parked around the school.

View the SFUSD Academic Calendar here.

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Celebrating our 85 year legacy

Celebrando nuestro legado de 85 años

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.

Go Bulldogs!

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High School Application Workshop

Attention 8th grade families!  The High School Application Workshop is Wednesday, October 24th, from 5-7pm.  Representatives from Lowell, Ruth Asawa SOTA, and various private high schools will be in the cafeteria to assist with applications and other questions families may have.  Students will also be able to receive assistance on general SFUSD high school applications.  Dinner will be provided.



Calling all 7th and 8th graders who are interested in joining the trip to Ashland, Oregon in April should attend the information meeting on Thurs. Oct. 18. 6-7pm in room 236.


Annual trip includes:

- visiting tribal land in Redding, CA

- Staying and eating in the conference dorms at Southern Oregon University
- Plays and workshops at Ashland Shakespeare Festival
- Snowshoeing at Crater Lake National Park.


Fees: $420/per person with financial assistance provided by JLMS PTSA.  Forms available with the application and at the meeting. Payment plan available of $75/month. 


Only 55 seats available. 


On Wednesday, November 7, 2018, JLMS will be hosting "Loteria Night" (Picture Bingo Night).  It is an annual school event for families and students that focuses on building and strengthening our diverse school community.   We are looking for donations in any form to provide as prizes for the Loteria winners throughout the night.  Ideas for prizes include, but are not limited to: gift cards/certificates (in any monetary value), dry goods, food, gifts, etc. The donations will be disseminated to winners during the event.   As we will be combining and wrapping prizes, prior to the event, we have a deadline of November 2 for items to be donated, either in person or by pick up.


Thank you, in advance, for your consideration of donating for this community event.  Should you choose to donate, our tax ID number is 94-3312567.  Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions or concerns.



Osvaldo Ortiz, Family Liaison

(415)695-5675 ext. 1151



Purchase a 2018-19 JLMS yearbook before October 31, 2018 and receive a 10% discount!  The yearbook is a memory book commemorating the school year for all grade levels.  It features student portraits, homerooms, team sports, clubs, VAPA, field trips, special events, original student artwork, and much more!!  Purchase a 2018-2019 yearbook here.  The school’s passcode is 1013829887083312.  The regular price is $23.01 (softcover) or $29.96 (hardcover). 


8th graders can sign up to attend a half-day field trip to the 3RD ANNUAL FALL SHOWCASE at John O'Connell HS on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, where they will visit a variety of classrooms and can ask questions at a panel of current O'Connell students. There is space for 40 students.  Permission slips will be passed out the week of October 22nd.

PICTURE MAKE-UP DAY, the last opportunity to take a student portrait, is Monday, Oct. 22, 2018.  The 8TH GRADE CLASS PANORAMIC PICTURE will be taken on Oct. 22 during 3rd period.

Every Saturday several 8th graders will be at the Noe Valley Farmers Market from 9am-12pm selling delicious baked goods to help raise scholarship funds for their annual trip to Washington, D.C.  Please come out and support them! 


7th and 8th graders interested in going on the Ashland Oregon Shakespeare Festival field trip in April 2019 should see Ms. Loughran, Mr. Carames, or Ms. Dicharry for an application.


JLMS will be having a High School Application Workshop on Wednesday, Oct. 24, from 5-7pm. Representatives from Lowell, Ruth Asawa SOTA, and various private high schools will be in the cafeteria to assist with applications and other questions families may have. Students will also be able to receive assistance on general SFUSD high school applications.  Dinner will be provided!


Our annual Noche de Loteria will be on November 7, 2018.  Stay tuned for more information.

The JLMS faculty, staff, and student council are planning a fun week of activities the last week of October, including spirit days, OctoberFestival, and a costume dance. Stay tuned for more information.

Non-Discrimination Policy

San Francisco Unified School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from discrimination based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.  If you believe you have been discriminated against, immediately contact the school site principal and/or the Executive Director of the Office of Equity, Ruth Diep, at (415) 355-7334 or diepr@sfusd.edu.  A copy of SFUSD’s uniform complaint policy is available upon request. (Spanish and Chinese.)

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Calendar of Events

Today: 10/22/18
All Day: Picture Make-Up Day and 8th Grade Class Panoramic Picture
8:25 AM Early Release Day

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Support our school and PTSA by using this link every time you shop on Amazon.  Just select JLMS as your designated charity and the school will earn a percentage of the purchase price.  Thanks for supporting the Bulldogs!

See more ways to raise money for JLMS while shopping!

2018-2019 Yearbooks

The JLMS yearbook is a memory book commemorating the school year for all grade levels.  It features student portraits, homerooms, team sports, clubs, VAPA, field trips, special events, original student artwork, and much more!!  

Purchase a 2018-2019 yearbook here.  The school’s passcode is 1013829887083312.  

  • 2018-2019 Yearbook Price:  $23.50 (softcover) or $30.45 (hardcover).
  • Comes with two free custom pages for the option of adding personal memories & photos.
  • Discounts are available through November 2018 -- purchase early and save!
  • 15% Discount- September
  • 10% Discount- October
  • 5% Discount- November

JLMS Twitter Feed

Text @JLMSbulldog to be added to our Twitter feed.  Once signed up, you will start receiving important news, updates, and alerts from the school via text message.

PTSA Google Group

Bulldog Expectations


  • 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