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21717 Talisman St

Torrance, CA 90503

(310) 533-4794

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 600

Students Per Teacher: 20

Parent Reviews

20 Parent Reviews for Jefferson Middle School

This school has a lot of spirit, enthusiasm, and most of the teachers are sweet but still strict enough. I am very happy my daughter graduated from this school.

Posted by a parent on 08/18/10

this school is wayy better then any other torrance school. Ever since they got a new principal Mrs. Chou the school has been more organized. The school has tons of parents that are involved and students at jefferson.

Posted by a parent on 07/17/09

I have been attending this school for my six and seventh year. I'm going to still be here for my eight grade year. This school gives us too much homework and projects. I am sleep deprived. I have no freetime anymore. I have to stay up late and wake up early. My teachers are great though. We only had ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 06/10/09

It is the best school ever! It helped my son go from a 1.1667 Gpa to a 3.877

Posted by a parent on 11/28/07

Iam in 8th grade.I think most of the teachers(maybe excluding a few)here are very hardworking. I believe they try their best to teach us stuff. They are also very understanding. The workload is normal(approx.2hr everyday),and we rarely do we ever recieve HW on weekends. The person who cleans works really ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 10/16/07

Its work load is low, its expectations are low and its academics are low. Having a daughter also in the 6th grade the only subject she did get enough work in was pre-algebra. If you think there is too much work now wait until she gets to West

Posted by a parent on 07/08/07

I was looking forward to sending my son to this school last year due to its great scores. However, this school has been the biggest hassle I've ever had to deal with. For starters, the workload is way too high. My son is in the 6th grade and he is bringing home work and projects that I would expect to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/15/07

I am a student here at JMS. This school is great and i higly recommend it. It goes into West High the best high school on Torrance. I dont know how the school may have been in the past but now the school is better. Innovations were made such as the Egyptian Garden. The parents are very involved in the ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 06/10/07

I just finished reading the posted reviews and was surprised at the negative reviews. This is my child's first year and all I have is praise for her teachers. From what I can tell she truly enjoys her classes and has the utmost respect for her teachers. I can't review what I don't know. I've ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/30/07

This school is great! The teachers are nice the campus is clean an they all are neat.

Posted by a parent on 03/28/07

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Test scores for Jefferson Middle School

CST* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Jefferson Middle School
Torrance 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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Torrance schools — Jefferson Middle School is located at 21717 Talisman St, Torrance CA 90503. 21717 Talisman St is in the 90503 ZIP code in Torrance, CA The school district for Jefferson Middle School is the Torrance Unified School District. Jefferson Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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