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About This School

James Madison Middle School is a public middle school in Los Angeles. The principal of James Madison Middle School is Estelle Baptiste. 1,609 students attend James Madison Middle School and identify as Asian; Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 31% of the James Madison Middle School students are "limited in English proficiency." 87% of the 1,609 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at James Madison Middle School is 19:1. Summit View School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
    • Photography
    • Theater drama
  • Languages Taught

    • Arabic
    • French
    • Italian
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Cross country
    • Field hockey
    • Football
    • Golf
    • Gymnastics
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Swimming
    • Track
    • Ultimate Frisbee
    • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Asian 7% 4%
Hispanic 68% 73%
Black, non-Hispanic 3% 11%
Filipino 3% 2%
White, non-Hispanic 22% 9%
Unspecified 0.6% 0.7%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.5% 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0.2% 0.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% 646343%
Multiracial 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 87% 75%
Limited English proficiency 31% 32%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (4 months ago)

    This school is good.i like this school.this school is clean and the teacher is good and everyone are good.

  • (8 months ago)

    I graduated from here back in 2009 and I wish I could go back every single day I absolutely loved it here. I got a great education took honor classes with some of the most amazing teachers I've met. Now that I'm in college I still use some of the skills I learned back in middle school. Great staff friendly and helpful teachers Not to mention a beautiful campus. - I will always be a bulldog

  • (1 year ago)

    good teachers beautiful surroundings nice buddys tasty food comfortable environments practical learning a lot of good moments GREAT SCHOOL!

  • (1 year ago)

    Great school! There are many enriching activities that foster a secure learning environment and a fantastic education for students.

  • (2 years ago)

    I have read the reviews here and the low numbers seem to come from those who are not educated or students who probably don't know any better. I am a parent here and a teacher in another district. Everyone I speak to there is helpful and it seems like the teachers care about the students. I saw a remark about amount of homework. HOMEWORK is not a baby sitter. Homework should only take about an hour at most. Homework should only reinforce the learned skills. So far a very good school.

  • (3 years ago)

    The staff and faculty of Madison Middle School strives to improve student learning so all students achieve high academic standards. To reach this goal Madison s highest instructional priorities are *to improve reading writing and literacy skills across all grade levels *to improve skills in mathematics across all grade levels *to bring second language learners to English proficiency *to assist in the self-discovery of talents skills and competencies in performing arts technology physical fitness and creative expression *to deliver focused professional development as the key to improving classroom practices and supporting the goal to moving all students to proficiencies. We strive to accomplish these goals together in a welcoming supportive climate for our students staff and parent partners.

  • (4 years ago)

    My child goes there n there hasnt been any problems

  • (4 years ago)

    I'm a former student of this school and I didn't really like it I mean the school was somewhat fun and there were a lot of memories but it wasn't a trip to Disneyland either. The kids were mean the staff wasn't very friendly and we weren't really learning anything productively. A bit below average.

  • (5 years ago)

    The children are learning nothing from this school. They don't give enough homework to the students. Madison Middle School needs improvement in all areas badly.. It shows in the rate. They earned their 3 help them

  • (5 years ago)

    I think the magnet program is good. Safety is an issue here though

  • (5 years ago)

    well this is the best school ever i had alot of memorys there i miss the school

  • (6 years ago)

    I was a former student at this school and about the dangers of this school for me there were none. And the teachers are great.

  • (6 years ago)

    The Magnet Program is great because it prepares students for a Magnet HS program which eventually prepares students for college and higher educaitonal achievements.

  • (6 years ago)

    This school is not so great in the regular program but I have come to find that the Cadet Corps and Magnet program are a great opportunity for our children and will definatley help them for their future life.

  • (7 years ago)

    It is not really a safe school to me. I honestly would not recommenced it.

  • (7 years ago)

    Academically unsuccesful some teachers they dont care about student academic achievement deans and counselor are no use they dont perform as expected. Just talk and talk they dont listen to your problem. You just see them around the campus with walkie talkie the only people who works hard are the people in attendance office.

  • (7 years ago)

    Math initiatives and technology are top notch. Staff motivates students to perform to top potential. Encourages children to think for themselves and to look toward the future with confidence and hope.

  • (7 years ago)

    Teacher's lack edge in teaching.....Losing the kids interest in a positive future for 2007!

  • (8 years ago)

    My child has been going to this school for the past 2 years. I orignally sent my child because of the Star Trek science program. The teachers that ran the program have since left. I can't wait for him to graduate and leave. The student body is not diverse. Consequently there are quite a few problems.

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