Washington Academic Middle School
Staff2012Md.jpgWashington Academic Middle School (WAMS) is located in Sanger, California, approximately 12 miles southeast of Fresno. We are a 6th-8th grade middle school of approximately 1700 students. We have a dynamic staff of educators that love teaching and are committed to the success and well being of every student.

WAMS has continued to make huge strides in academic achievement as evidenced by last year's 43-point gain in the Academic Performance Index that far surpassed the state goal of a 5-point gain.  WAMS boasts a "10" similar school ranking and a "7" state ranking.  Over 20 districts visited WAMS during the 2009-10 school year, observing our effective practices to help ALL students learn.  

We will continue our focus this year of making sure all students are prepared for high school by the end of their eighth grade year.  We not only work hard to help our students be successful academically, but we work hard to ensure we have a safe campus.  We strongly encourage students to get involved.  We have multiple opportunities for any student to find their nice athletics, performing arts, academic teams, and clubs.  Middle school is a time to experience some new positive activities.

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Latest School News
Student Reporter Stories
  • Berenice Vargas Interview - Chenda Vang
    Berenice Vargas, an interviewer, answered, “Thing 2 because my bestie is Thing 1 & I've known her since kindergarten” as her answer to my first reporter question- who are you dressed up as and why? She was inspired to dress up as Thing 2 “to show t Full Story...
  • Interview of Allyson Highfill - Chenda Vang
    “I dressed up as a sugar skull because day of the dead skulls have always entrusted me,” said Allyson Highfill. Allyson was inspired to dress as that costume because “all of the colors in making the skull”. The sugar skull indicates the person Al Full Story...
  • Super Abilities Interview - Taylor J
    Who is your hero? “Superman.” Have you seen anyone with disabilities? “ Yes, at Wal-Mart.” How can you help someone with disabilities? “ You can take their shopping bags to help them.” Full Story...
  • Mario Jaramillo Interview - Chenda Vang
    Mario Jaramillo is dressed up as a hunter. “I dressed up like this [a hunter] to copy the superintendent, Mr. Navo, (he never kills animals, but he hunts a lot)”. From that citation, Mario was inspired to dress up as a hunter to copy the Mr. Navo! Bei Full Story...
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