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Welcome to the "Pride of the Pack" Jefferson Middle School

Welcome to Jefferson Middle School (JMS), a proud California Distinguished and Gold Ribbon School, and home of “JAGUAR PRIDE’. Thank you for taking the time to explore our website and familiarize yourself with the leading-edge JMS learning community. Jefferson Middle School is a model Professional Learning Community who leads the way in innovation, developing the whole child, and is a leader in cross-curricular learning, marking JMS as a contemporary ‘Destination School. Whether you are part of our JMS family, interested in enrolling, or would simply like to learn more about our scholars and learning community, this site has been developed for your usage and reference as an engaging and informative resource. We welcome you to your school!

Congratulations Mr. Daley's Homeroom Class!

Winner of the Spirit Flag for the Week of April 17th - Go Room 22 Jaguars!

Congrats Mr. Daley's Homeroom Class! Spirit Winners for the Week of April 17th

Weekly News Items



  • Monday, May 22nd -
    • Make-Up SBAC Testing
    • 7:00 p.m. West Area Instrumental Music Festival / WHS Pavilion 
  • Tuesday, May 23rd - EARLY OUT Schedule
    • No Late Start - School begins at 8:10am 
    • 5:30pm PTSA Association Meeting/Cafeteria
    • 6-7pm Open House Classroom Visits
    • 6:45 pm Incoming 6th Grade Parent/Student Meeting / Cafeteria
  • Wednesday, May 24th  -
    • 10:15am Welcome Victor Elementary 5th Grade Students! 
    • Q4 Progress Reports distributed today
  • Thursday, May 25th  -  Tutorial Schedule 
  • Friday, May 26th  - JMS Spirit Day
    • Have a Great Memorial Day weekend! We will see you back at school on Tuesday, May 30th! 

Mixed Bags Online Fundraiser


Mixed Bag Fundraiser

Support our Mixed Bag Online Fundraiser. We are selling tote bags, accessories, kitchenware & more! Online sales run through June. Go to http://www.mixedbagdesigns.com/?fundraiserid=293834 Don't forget to use our JMS School ID # 293834 for JMS to benefit. Click here for the flyer and details.

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Congratulations Jefferson!

Support our TEF


Our JMS Open House takes place Tuesday, May 23rd.  On this day will be a modified school schedule.* We look forward to having you with us on this very special culminating evening event. Below is a ‘schedule of events’

  • 5:30 – 6:00 pm  PTSA General Meeting in the School Cafeteria
  • 5:30 – 7:00 pm Book Fair in the Library
  • 6:00 – 7:00 pm Classroom Visitations
  • 6:45 – 7:45 pm  Incoming 6th Grade Parent/Student Welcome Meeting. *Current 6th & 7th Grade families are welcome to attend this meeting to hear about the revised Middle School Math Pathways.

*Note: We will be on EARLY OUT SCHEDULE for Open House. Students remember there are no bikes, scooters, or skateboards on campus during school events. Please leave these items at home. 


Today: 5/23/17
5:30 AM JMS Open House
6:00 AM JMS is on EARLY OUT Schedule
8:00 AM WHS Late Start Schedule
5:30 PM PTSA Association Meeting