First Avenue Middle School

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301 S 1st Ave

Arcadia, CA 91006

(626) 821-8362

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 800

Students Per Teacher: 21

Parent Reviews

17 Parent Reviews for First Avenue Middle School

My school is best at everything so I don't think there are no need to change our school. Except you are throwing trashes everywhere. And if you want to attend a great middle school, just come to First Avenue Middle School!! I am telling you. First Avenue has a lot of good teachers and you will see a ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 04/03/14

My elder daughter graduated from FA and my younger daughter could 't wait to go there. FA has one of the best music programs in the country. The teachers are nice and caring. There are lots of electives and activities. If your child is attending FA, don't forget enroll him or her with Mr. D's band or ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/12/12

This place has an excellent teaching and music programs. Also, this place has many electives. Keep the good work going, FA!

Posted by a other on 02/27/12

I don't know how anyone could be unhappy at First Avenue. I will be graduating in two days and have attended that school for all three years and I have not had a single day where I felt ignored or unhappy. The students are friendly and sociable, the teachers are awesome and ALWAYS willing to help if ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 06/07/11

This school is not good. My child used to go there, and let me tell you, he was very unhappy. The teacher ignores the children, the principal is okay, and the parent involvement.....anyways this is a bad school!

Posted by a parent on 11/22/10

this school is AWESOME!! we have so many electives compared to other schools! great field trips, great teachers, great students! the music program is THE best in our district, with a rock band and award wining marching band and orchestra. GO FA!!

Posted by a other on 06/25/10

This school is simply the best school around! The teachers are amazing.. the music program is awesome and lets not forget the academics which are great! Overall, I love this school and I am sad this is my last year here at FA. Go Spartans!

Posted by a student on 02/07/10

I love this school I am so happy to be here, there is so much to choose from and I get many great electives. p.s GO BAND!!!

Posted by a student on 01/05/10

my experience in first ave middle school is amazing; i had so many choices that i get to choose. i was very happy.

Posted by a student on 05/20/09

I love this school its my school and i love it!it has amazing teachers,peer Tudors,nice lunches, electives like wood shop,home ect, music, art,and drama this school is the best! In 6th u get one elective in 7th and 8th you get 2 electives.

Posted by a student on 03/08/09

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Test scores for First Avenue Middle School

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Test Year: 2012
First Avenue Middle School
Arcadia Unified School District
* In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

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Arcadia schools — First Avenue Middle School is located at 301 S 1st Ave, Arcadia CA 91006. 301 S 1st Ave is in the 91006 ZIP code in Arcadia, CA The school district for First Avenue Middle School is the Arcadia Unified School District. First Avenue Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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