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Albany Middle School

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<p>Albany Middle School serves grades six through eight in the Albany Unified School District. It received a perfect Academic Performance Index score of 10 in 2008, the most recent year available.</p>
<p><a href="http://ams.ausdk12.org/apps/bell_schedules/">Find the school's bell schedule here</a>.</p> <p>According to the school's website, Albany Middle School is a "community dedicated to learning." Its mission is to offer "a rich and rigorous standards-based curriculum is guided by our vision statement: In a safe, engaging environment, each member of the AMS community strives toward excellence, acceptance of differences, exploration of ideas, and responsibility to a larger world. At AMS everybody teaches; everybody learns."</p> <p>Download the <a href="http://www.ausdk12.org/pdf/sarc/2008-2009/2008-09%20English%20SARC_AMS.pdf">School Accountability Report Card</a> here.</p> <p>School Principal Peter Parenti can be reached by phone at 510-558-3600 and by e-mail at pparenti@ausdk12.org. <a href="http://ams.ausdk12.org/pdf/ams/Handbook.pdf">Download the Student Handbook</a>.</p> <p>As of 2008-09, the school spent $6,570 per pupil (compared with $5,443 per pupil in the district and $5,512 in the state). However, $2,737, was supplemental.</p> <p>The average teacher salary was $59,459, compared with $64,086 in the district and $65,425 in the state. Download the <a href="http://www.ausdk12.org/pdf/sarc/2008-2009/2008-09%20English%20SARC_AMS.pdf">Albany Middle School Data PDF</a> for more information.</p> <p>The school was 37 percent white, 33 percent Asian and 14 percent Latino in 2008-09. Additionally, 20 percent of students were categorized as socioeconomically disadvantaged; 13 percent as English learners; none were listed as having disabilities.</p> <p>Opportunities for parent involvement include the School Site Council, <a href="http://ams.ausdk12.org/apps/pages/?uREC_ID=92919&type=d">PTA</a>, <a href="http://www.albanymusic.org/">Albany Music Fund</a>, <a href="http://albanyeducation.org/">Albany Education Foundation</a>, English Language Learner Advisory Committee, <a href="http://www.albanyschoolcare.org/">SchoolCare</a> and by serving as classroom volunteers.</p> <p>As of the 2008-09 SARC, the teaching faculty included 47 full-time classroom teachers.</p> <p>The PTA supports the instructional program with parent education, escript, library volunteers, lunch time volunteers, chaperoning field trips, supporting noon time activities, and tutoring. The School Site Council monitors our program of instructional improvements. These organizations and other community resources have provided help to district classrooms.</p> <p>To find out how you can get involved, call the school or talk to your child's teachers.</p>
1259 Brighton Ave, Albany, CA 94706
(510) 558-3600
  • Fax: 510-559-6547
  • Accessibility Details: ADA compliant
  • Hours: Tours by appointment
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