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Jane Addams Middle School
4535 W. 153rd Place
Lawndale, Ca 90260
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Phone: (310) 676-4806


Civility, Achievement, Resilience, Empathy


Parent Survey

Please take our Parent Survey - we want to hear from you! All parents received an email through our notification system so you may go to your email which contains a link to the survey in English or Spanish. Or you can click on the links below:


English Parent Survey


Spanish Parent Survey

Upcoming Dates

Open House/Spring Concert

Wednesday, May 18th 6:00pm - 7:30pm


Memorial Day - No School

Monday, May 30th


8th Grade Promotion DATE CHANGE

Wednesday, June 8th @ 5pm


2016 Tech Trek Scholarships

Congratulations to three 7th grade girls who were awarded a $900 scholarship each to attend a week-long science/math/technology camp at a university. The girls were nominated by their teachers and then had to apply and interview. The girls were recognized and awarded at the School Board meeting on May 17th. This opportunity is possible due to the efforts of the AAUW. Thank you!


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JAMS Sharefest 2016

JAMS Sharefest was another huge success. Click here to see pictures from the work day!

JAMS 5k Color Run



JAMS Marching Band

El Segundo Christmas Parade

JAMS Marching Band participated in the El Segundo Christmas Parade on Sunday, December 13th.


Palos Verdes Christmas Parade

Congratulations to the JAMS Marching Band, Drumline, and Folklorico dancers for winning 4 trophies in the Palos Verdes Christmas parade on Saturday, December 6th! They took home 1 first place trophy and 3 second place trophies. We are very proud of our students!

  • 1st place Dance/Folklorico
  • 2nd place Band
  • 2nd place Drumline
  • 2nd place Banner


Tutoring Information

We have tutoring information for students at the counseling office. If students need tutoring, please come and pick up information anytime.


Tenemos información de tutoría para los estudiantes en la oficina de consejería . Si los estudiantes necesitan tutoría , por favor venga a recoger información en cualquier momento.


Mad Science Night Was a Blast!

Family Science turned out to be a great event! All parent and student participants had a great time and experienced some fun science!

JAMS in the El Segundo Christmas Parade

iStudy For Success

Your child is participating in the special istudyforSuccess Reading and Study Skills Program. This opportunity will provide reading and study skills practice with individual, small group, and whole group reading experiences. Students will share their interpretations of text and thoughts through classroom discussions and written assignments.

The iStudyforSuccess Program has been carefully designed to incorporate researched-based reading strategies, study skills, writing activities, and electronic media communication. Students will focus on applying what they are learning during independent and classroom reading.

Some of the highlights of the iStudyforSuccess program are:
• introduction to Owizzy's World/Cram Stoppers, unique study websites
• Setting a Purpose for Reading through textbooks and literature
• Activating Prior Knowledge – Making connections with what is read and what is known
• Visualizing – Using different techniques to "see" what is being read
• Inferencing — Learning to infer using a variety of activities
• Learning the Cornell Note Taking system
• Cooperative Learning Groups – Engaging students in the teaching process
• Vocabulary, Vocabulary, Vocabularyl

You can set up your child's FREE study site membership.

  • 7"graders and below: Go to www.Qwizzysworld.com and click on SIGN UP FOR FREE. Parental ACTIVATION of the account is required after receiving a confirmation email.
  • 8"graders and higher: Go to www.CramStoppers.com and click on SIGN UP FOR FREE. No activation is necessary.

Dr. Jennie Wright, Principal


Cristal Moore, Assistant Principal TOSA

Norma Garcia
Office Manager
310-676-4806, x51204

Carmen Covarrubias
Attendance Clerk
310-676-47806, x51205

Luz Carrillo
Senior School Clerk
310-676-4806, x51207

Susana Rodriguez
School Clerk
310-676-4806, x51206