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6501 Lewis Avenue
Atascadero, CA 93422

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January 08, 2014
Many of the teachers at this school are just going through the motions and don't care about individual students. The young immature social studies teacher is only interested in being seen as popular. He behaves as if he is still in junior high, ignoring some children while trying to be Mr. Cool with others. One Scary algebra teacher stands at the board and in a rapid fire method blurts out the procedures, then goes and sits down for the remainder of class. No helping individual students in this classroom. If they don't understand, that's their problem.

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November 17, 2013
Atascadero School is Awesome. I am not sure why other reviews fall short. The teachers work hard and are in tune with what is best for all students. My children love the activities, sports, and academics. Saints Block is a time each day for students to receive help or choose an enrichment activity: guitar, drama, computers, extra PE, and much more. This is in addition to their regular elective. There are advanced courses for students in Math, Language, Computers, Art, Drama, Vocal Arts, and I am sure I am missing some. My daughter loved the track team.

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November 17, 2013
Love This School!!! Principal (2013/2014,) Lori Thomas-Hicks, is very good. The staff is excellent seemingly all are very dedicated; at least all my children have felt so. The Leadership Class on campus has so many well thought out fun activities.

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November 17, 2013
Love It. Give it 5+ Stars. Atascadero Junior High is dedicated to helping all students and making sure all students feel safe, secure, and included. Mr. Martin is the best teacher EVER; really changed things around for my child. The new Saint's Block program gives students a needed break to do something fun OR to receive extra help every day. The parent program is run well. I was able to offer to help and get involved very easily. The school's electronic newsletter keeps me informed. The Aeries system for grading keeps me up to date.

- submitted by a parent
March 21, 2013
Every single student I asked about their experiences at AJHS gave it glowing reviews. From talking about their teachers to the overall feel of the school, all these kids loved their time here. Now my child is half way through the first year and having the same kind of experiences. Great teachers, nice kids, cool classes...hooray to AJHS for making middle school a positive place for our kids!!

- submitted by a parent
March 25, 2010
From experiance of many yrs; this middle school has contributed to the challenge's of many wonderful and gifted students. The leading administration continues to decline. There is only a handful of compassionate, understanding instructor's that are giving their all in making a difference in the life's of all students struggling or not. Parents' if your wanting to make a meaningful difference in your precious childs educational experiance this would not be a school of choice.Our family chose North County Christian School, and our children have excelled in all areas! Most important Is that each student is accepted for who they were created to be. The intructor's are gifted mentor's, as well.

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August 16, 2009
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July 24, 2008
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no rating April 30, 2008
we give it 10 stars ~ we are new to the area and we just love the school and the staff

- submitted by a parent
April 25, 2008
I find the administration to be friendly and helpful. I especially benefit from the weekly e-mail newsletters. The teachers vary from class to class. My daughter has had a couple of terrific teachers and one we could certainly do without. Her counselor is a great woman. The school has had some technical difficulties that makes communicating with teachers via e-mail difficult and their website isn't always up to date. But overall, I have no major complaints and would recommend this school to others.

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March 30, 2008
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October 19, 2007
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no rating October 04, 2007
What a great school! A very caring staff, supportive and energetic administration, especially the assistant principal. My child has had a positive and truly growing academic experience.

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September 12, 2007
I was very nervous about sending my child to AJHS, but she had a fabulous 7th year, and is on track for an even better 8th! the Principal and VP have a wonderful approach, and her teachers were inspiring for her. However, the much touted ability to monitor HW and student progress via the website is woefully inadequate. In balance though, I am very pleased, and would recommend AJHS to interested parents.

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August 03, 2007
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- submitted by a former student
August 03, 2007
I very much regret ever sending my child to this Jr. high school. I feel that the teachers are not interested in our childrens well been and hope that any parent sending your child to this school should reconsider. It is my personal opinion that the level of education is not in the least commendable. thank you.

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November 02, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
June 29, 2004
Not a very orginized school. Teachers are spread too thin. Staff needs to be more accountable.

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Atascadero Junior High School
6501 Lewis Avenue, Atascadero, CA  93422
(805) 462-4360
Last modified Atascadero Junior High School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Atascadero Junior High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 18 reviews. Top