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31604 Alvarado Blvd

Union City, CA 94587

(510) 489-0700

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,400

Students Per Teacher: 20

Parent Reviews

16 Parent Reviews for Alvarado Middle School

My school is the best school.They are very welcoming students and teachers.The teachers are very nice,smart,and all ways there to help when you need it even after school.The students are great,they are very welcoming and great.The counslers are always there to help you when you are hurt or need help.

Posted by a other on 08/23/13

Good school from our brief attendance. We came mid year as an 8th grader. the principal was so personable and we really liked her. She genuinally cared for her students. They offer anti bullying and it carries out in the community. The school really seems to stick together and the special ed teacher ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/15/12

My boy has graduated from this middle school and I am very happy with his achievements and learning. One thing that is emphasized less here is focus on science and technology projects that some other Silicon Valley schools tend to do. I hear from my kid there are once in a while disruptions in the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/24/12

i give this school below anerage because this school change too much. i use to go to this school back in the day it was fun but now . my daughter is going to this school n she tell me about the school they have the student eat at a area n can't walk around on school groungs. They only go to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/13/11

this is a great school if you want to put your child in a public middle school, Alvarado middle is the right place. Go Cougars!

Posted by a other on 05/12/11

As parents of a 7th grader, we love this school! We were nervous at first, with my daughter entering the school in 7th grade, her first time in a public school and expecting students to be set with friends, but was pleasantly surprised from her first day. All the teachers, students, staff, welcomed my ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/12/10

My son just started 6th grade, and they just had Back to school night last nite. All of the teachers all seem very enthusiatic and on track wanting the best for our kids, preparing them for high school and the future- Kuddos for AMS- They do stress that parent and student daily interaction is a necessity ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/16/09

I am a current student in alvarado and I love it! For starters the students are really helpful, on my first day there I asked any random person for help, and they even showed me around. Making friends is a breeze. The teachers are really supportive, so if you're having any struggles, they'll make sure ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 09/11/09

AMS is a great school. The staff is nice and they are willing to help.

Posted by a parent on 08/24/09

This school is good, with many teachers willing to go over the top to help students. Some, however, slack back because they have tenure. Overall, I believe AMS is a great place for kids to recieve an educaqtion

Posted by a student on 03/31/08

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Test scores for Alvarado Middle School

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Test Year: 2012
Alvarado Middle School
New Haven 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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Union City schools — Alvarado Middle School is located at 31604 Alvarado Blvd, Union City CA 94587. 31604 Alvarado Blvd is in the 94587 ZIP code in Union City, CA The school district for Alvarado Middle School is the New Haven Unified School District. Alvarado Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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