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5301 Elmer Way
Sacramento, CA 95822

(916) 264-4374
(916) 264-4481
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December 22, 2011
The best school I'm going to and I've been to. The school is a place to open up your self and be with old friends but make a lot of new ones in your two years there.

- submitted by a community member

December 20, 2011
At Sam Brannan, everybody is so nice! The teachers are so understanding, and the staff is really helpful. Go wolfs!!!

- submitted by a community member

May 25, 2010
This school, is fun, they have a fantastic music program where they have the best music teacher around! They also have great academic programs with Pre-ap, GATE, and tons others. There are so many electives too! Anime, TA (only for 8th graders), music, band, orchestra, computers, etc. This shool has great spirit and diversity. I promise students will have great memories, of awesome teachers,and students. Drumline,publications too,and a library with so many types of books that comes with a extremely friendly librianan. The staff members are cool too.With a school like this you'd be a fool to not indulge in it using the resources they have to offer. GO SAM BRANNAN!!!!!!!!!!!

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March 17, 2010
well what can i say about sam brannan........well....is an awesome school...there really nice and all...am a student there....but...well....its..cool... i used to go to an other school and i haded an awesome time there but i was bully there so i move to sam brannan...its awesome ...but i dont have the same fun as i did in my other school...everybobys nice....but ..i dont know...i jst hope i was in my other school......but sam branna is a really good school...no commlets of that...

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May 02, 2009
I graduated SBMS 06-07. My experience throughout my whole 2 years were amazing. I met a lot of people and they're very kind. Although I disliked the fact that students here fight and cause so much drama. I love the staff and teachers, they're very motivated to teach their students and make learning easier, enjoyable, entertaining and fun. I love the mascot, Sammy. The GATE program was enjoyable as well.

- submitted by a student

April 09, 2009
I am a student at Sam Brannan Middle School... and it is almost impossible to put words to how I feel about the school. The leadership and wolfpack classes are amazing with not only helping the community, hospitals, and other schools. We students care about our school. And yes, I will admit that there are students that are lacking the essentials. But they continue to perservere because of the encouraging environment. The extracurricular activities are beyond amazing. For, Sam Brannan offers something for everyone. Whether it is a homework club or anime club. The sports are great aswell. I am a player on one of the sport teams and love the coaches and the support system for the players. Sam Brannan is amazing in every possible ways, and although there are challenges that our school is faced with, we are determined to work through them. Go to Sam Brannan!

- submitted by a student

March 23, 2009
Sam Brannan Middle School is pretty rad. Most of the teachers are outstanding, understanding, and caring. They truly do want whats best for us and they send us off to high school well educated and prepared. There are lots of fun and educational projects and opourtunies to work with friends. Even the most difficult of projects are made fun by the amazing teachers. Each lesson is taught carefully and explained in great detail for maximum understanding. At lunch times on Fridays, music is played, and during sprirt weeks, we have spirit competions. Uber fun! If you want your kid to have a awesome middle school experience, and learn everything they need to know to do well in high school, and also learn mandatory life skills, this is the school for them. :]

- submitted by a student

May 03, 2008
I love Sam Brannan because I feel so comfortable around the students and staff members. They listen to what I say and they don't straight off accuse you of doing something wrong. For instance, Ms. Lindahl, a new teacher this school year, wants whats best for us. She discusses topics with us during classtime and lets us all state our opinion. -Kelly Dang

- submitted by a student

September 19, 2006
Morale is not good, leadership sorely lacking, chaos and disorganization greeted returning students this Fall.

- submitted by a parent

January 12, 2006
I'm happy to see that Brannan has recently recovered in most academic areas after going through radical changes in 2003. Their weakest link is their History department, which lost all their specialized teachers when the department was merged with the English department. Unlike the school's other standardized scores, the History scores continue to fall. Principal has a history of weighing in on the side of students and parents over the rights of teachers. Recent hires have focused on teachers with multi subject credentials instead of specialized credentials, creating a hybrid atmosphere between elementary school and middle school.

- submitted by a teacher

October 23, 2005
The school is very well kept. The teachers encourage their students to suceed in their work. Also the activities in the school make school more fun for the students! I was a former student and the teachers there are very nice! I think that compared to other schools in Sacramento, Sam Brannan is the best.

- submitted by a student

August 16, 2005
I personally think that this school was very benefical to the African American race. Sam Brannan made sure that they did everything in their ability to help stop on and off campus violence. Academically I felt like they pushed their students to succeed. They always seemed to want the best for their students.

- submitted by a student

March 21, 2005
this is an excellent, diverse school full of different and kind, exciting people. students receive an excellent, challenging, but not too strenuous curriculum and enjoy each and everyday of school.

- submitted by a teacher

December 31, 2004
Sam Brannan Middle school is a wonderful school. All of the staff is really supportive of all of the students, and they know everyones name which makes you feel really welcomed and comfortable.

- submitted by a parent
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Sam Brannan Middle School
5301 Elmer Way, Sacramento, CA  95822
(916) 264-4374
Last modified Sam Brannan Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 7-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Sam Brannan Middle School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 19 reviews. Top