Jane Lathrop Stanford Middle School

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480 E Meadow Dr

Palo Alto, CA 94306

(650) 856-5188

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,100

Students Per Teacher: 15

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Jane Lathrop Stanford Middle School

JLS has it all. Sharon Ofek is a truly inspiring leader, hiring and empowering a diverse, dynamic, and dedicated teaching staff. Many parents told me how impressed they were with the quality and consistency of the staff presentations at Back to School night. The school teaches social-emotional values ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/11/14

The success of JLS is reflected in the inspiring teachers, engaged students and committed parents. The principal is an outstanding leader who both challenges everyone to do their best and nurtures those around her. Education is critical to our childrens future success and I am fully confident that JLS ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/17/14

I am a student at JLS and i love it. The teachers are great and they focus on making sure kids get the concepts in what they are teaching. It is a very happy environment and the they make school fun. JLS balances the fun with academics perfectly! I support JLS all the way. I encourage families to ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 07/10/13

I attended JL Stanford Middle School as a student, and now as a staff member. Through all of my experiences I can confidently say that JLS has some of the most empowering and gifted teachers that young minds could ask for. The school leadership shines not only through the strong and dedicated principal ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 08/16/11

This is a good school, and you learn a lot. I've made lots of good friends, but there can be a lot of homework on some days and none on others. The teachers are wonderful, but it feels like a pretty typical school.

Posted by a student on 02/21/10

Amazing array of electives including Girl Technology, Drama, Stage Design, Cooking, Japanese. Excellent Teachers.

Posted by a teacher on 05/06/06

Heavy involvement on the part of the teachers. Heavy homework load, perhaps too heavy. After school activities are keen...YCS, in particular. You can skip the bi-yearly dance.

Posted by a parent on 12/01/05

an excellent school to attend. friendly staff.

Posted by a parent on 05/22/05

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Test Year: 2012
Jane Lathrop Stanford Middle School
Palo Alto 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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Palo Alto schools — Jane Lathrop Stanford Middle School is located at 480 E Meadow Dr, Palo Alto CA 94306. 480 E Meadow Dr is in the 94306 ZIP code in Palo Alto, CA The school district for Jane Lathrop Stanford Middle School is the Palo Alto Unified School District. Jane Lathrop Stanford Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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