California Schools to Watch™-Taking Center Stage

This website is your guide to the Schools to Watch™-Taking Center Stage program and a resource for middle level reform. Through this gateway you can:

Congratulations to the 2018 Schools to Watch!

As the lead agency for the Schools to Watch™-Taking Center Stage program, the California League of Middle Schools would like to congratulate the following schools on their selection as 2018 Schools to Watch:

Bell Intermediate School, Garden Grove
Cerro Villa Middle School, Villa Park
DeAnza Magnet School, El Centro
El Segundo IB Middle School, El Segundo
Fruitvale Junior High School, Bakersfield
Golden Valley Middle School, San Bernardino
Griffiths Middle School, Downey
Hollydale School, South Gate
Indio Middle School, Indio
Ladera Vista Junior High School, Fullerton
Liberty Middle School, Lemoore
Live Oak Middle School, Live Oak
Los Osos Middle School, Los Osos
Mary R. Stauffer Middle School, Downey
Mountain View Middle School, Moreno Valley
Paramount Park Middle School, Paramount
San Benancio Middle School, Salinas
San Marcos Middle School, San Marcos
Sequoia Middle School, Fontana
Sierra Vista Middle School, Covina
Traweek Intermediate School, West Covina
Vina Danks Middle School, Ontario

In addition, the following schools are being recognized as Redesignated School to Watch- Taking Center Stage for their commitment to continued progress and achievement:

Bernice Ayer Middle School, San Juan Capistrano
Carnegie Middkle School, Sacramento
Castaic Middle School, Castaic
Clark Intermediate School, Clovis
Culver City Middle School, Culver City
Dana Middle School, Hawthorne
Dartmouth Middle School, San Jose
DeAnza Middle School, Ontario
De Portola Middle School, San Diego
Fedde Middle School, Hawaiian Gardens
Granite Ridge Intermediate School, Clovis
Hawthorne School, Beverly Hills
High Desert Middle School, Acton
Kings Canyon Middle School, Fresno
Lakeside Middle School, Little Lake
Luther Burbank Middle School, Los Angeles
McKinleyville Middle School, Mckinleyville
Olive Peirce Middle School, Ramona
Silverado Middle School, Roseville
Tincher Prep School, Long Beach
Toby Johnson Middle School, Elk Grove
Turlock Middle School, Turlock
Wilson Junior High School, El Centro

Staff members from these schools have worked extremely hard to create supportive, engaging communities that actively serve the academic and socio-emotional needs of all learners.

The Schools to Watch™-Taking Center Stage program is offered by:

Lead Agencies
• California League of Middle Schools (CLMS) (see for program specifics)
• California Department of Education (CDE)

Program Partners
• California Middle Grades Alliance, a partnership of:

Association of California School Administrators (ACSA), Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID), California Department of Education (CDE), Curriculum and Instruction Steering Committee (CISC) of California County Superintendents Educational Services Association (CCESA), California League of Middle Schools (CLMS), California Middle Grades Partnership Network (CMGPN), California School Boards Association (CSBA), California Parent Teachers Association (CAPTA), California Teachers Association (CTA), Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP), United Way of Greater Los Angeles (UWGLA)

• National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform
• Schools to Watch™-Taking Center Stage Model Schools

Questions? Contact STW Director Carole Carlson - or
800-326-1880, ext. 109.

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