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Los Angeles, CA
Students enrolled: 1,310

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650 South Union Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90017

(213) 989-1200
(213) 484-2700
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June 22, 2013
I myself went to this school back in 2007-2008, it was amazing many wonderful teachers! but many have left already.. This school has turn HORRIBLE!! My sister (A average) was attending this school, but we had to take her out because the school cause my family the BIGGEST problem! I wont forgive this school! Police officers arent what you thing, trust me. Personal experience.

- submitted by a community member

June 16, 2013
Its IPA score is still a number 2... Parents need to be involved A LOT more for this schools score to move up. Its super far from being a good school, parents first would need to be involved and parents in this community DO NOT like to be involved in there children's academic life. It has potential like all other school but that is all it has Potential.

- submitted by a parent

May 17, 2013
JLMS is a wonderful school, and has the greatest kids in the world attending it. Ever since it opened 6 years ago, it has dramatically improved academically, thanks to the selfless dedication of its incredible staff. It is true that it went through a major restructuring a few years ago, but that was necessary due to budget cuts and its large number of inexperienced teachers. Today it is a model school at the forefront of educational reform.

- submitted by a teacher

December 03, 2012
If it wasn't for the Dean and the Campus Police this school would be a DISASTER! They need a Principal with strong leaderships skills. Someone who can implement a system that works. Someone who will take initiative and do some research to see how other schools get things done. I feel very bad for everyone who works under this leadership because they seem to be overworked. The Principle blames the problems on Socio economic issues. Gertz Ressler is down the street and it's one of the best schools in Los Angeles County.

- submitted by a parent

January 21, 2012
I was sent to this school to provide 9 weekly drug prevention groups. This was a difficult place to work. My group room was not available on time because people overstayed their conference limit which cut into my group time. Instead I had to wait in the hallway with the children. There was always some sort of interruption / commotion going on. Staff at this site falsely accused me of leaving my group early. When it was found to be untrue, I was never given an apology. I had different kids in my group each session when I should have had the same students! I feel as if they just plucked kids out of any class and put them in as fillers. Also I had to deal with a staff member who was unreasonable, rude, and malicious. After this experience I had to truly re-evaluate my career field because I never wanted to have this experience again. Later I found out that at the time, this school was going to lose a very high percent of its staff, so this might explain the chaos, nevertheless, this place was a mess. As a professional, I would not return. Their leadership does not address concerns that need attention, instead they brush it off. I truly feel that some of their staff simply don't care.

- submitted by a community member

October 06, 2011
2007-2008 this school was AMAZING! But in 2009 a DRAMATIC change in leadership occurred and unfortunately the new principal is PSYCHOTIC! Unfortunately this means that many of the amazing teachers and administrators have moved on and chaos has ensued.

- submitted by a community member
no rating
September 21, 2010
Does not seem to be very effective or successful, but sadly in line with schools of this demographic in this state.

- submitted by a community member
no rating
May 06, 2010
this school is great . if students dont hav the greatest scores dont blame it on them

- submitted by a student
no rating
July 14, 2009
Its an amazing school with amazing teachers who care about us!

- submitted by a student

February 27, 2009
it is the best school and it has great teachers

- submitted by a student

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John H. Liechty Middle School
650 South Union Avenue, Los Angeles, CA  90017
(213) 989-1200
Last modified John H. Liechty Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
John H. Liechty Middle School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 22 reviews. Top