What is Lewis Middle School?
Welcome to HarveyLewis Middle School! We are located in the Allied Gardens, Del Cerroarea. We serve Grade 6-8 students from our local community and fromother areas of San Diego. Our school has a strong focus on academicsthat has helped all students to improve their learning, particularly inliteracy and math. Lewis leads in technology instruction in most casesincorporates technology for research, communication, and assessment.Our mission is to provide a rigorous core instruction that alsoincludes a broad range of electives in music, the arts, technology, andforeign language.
In 2001, Lewis was recognized as a CaliforniaDistinguished School for our safe, challenging, and innovative learningenvironment. Lewis teachers are dedicated to improving instructionalpractices that will lead to higher student achievement. Our students,parents, and staff are to be commended for improving our AcademicPerformance Index ranking to a score of 9 (on a scale of 10)! In twoyears, our API scores have grown dramatically, with most of the gainscoming from our African American and Hispanic populations. Our emphasison literacy and math is helping us to close the gap in our subgroups.More effort is still needed to raise the achievement of oursecond-language students. We need to refine our instructionalstrategies to improve all our students achievement in math and reading.
Is there a Counseling Center at Lewis Middle School?
The counseling center is fully staffed and open every school day. It is located in the main office.
Why are the backpacks so heavy?
Student'sbackpacks do not need to be too heavy. Teachers will remind them dailywhich books are needed for homework and should be taken home. Books notrequired for the days lesson should be kept at home.
Who do I call if my child is ill?
Call theAttendance Office at 619-583-3233 extension 2205 or 2230 (for Spanish)to report your child absent. All absences must be cleared by a parentor guardian within 72 hours. Please clearly state your child's name,your relationship to the child and the reason for the absence.
How do I register my child?
You must come tothe school office to personally register your student. The processtakes about one hour. Please bring your child and the followinginformation with you: