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JRMS School Vision

James Rutter Middle School students and staff are respectful, responsible, and resilient.  Our school celebrates creativity and diverse cultures and stakeholders are invested and take pride in our community.  At JRMS, students are cared for, feel safe, and have a desire to attend.  We continually work towards achieving excellence and we have a collaborative, motivating, and engaging environment dedicated to the success of all students.

Student Bulletin


Click on the image below for the Bell Schedules!


Word of the Week

Compare, v.—to look for the characteristics in two (or more) things to discover how they are similar to each other.   “A Venn diagram can be used to compare two things and discover their similarities.”   (To download a printable copy of the current Word of the Week, click on the word itself.)


Some files on our webpages require the use of Adobe Acrobat Reader.  This program is free for downloading, but you probably already have it installed on your computer.  This program opens .pdf files, but only to view -- you cannot edit them.  Click on the graphic to go to the Adobe download center.

This Week @ JRMS

October is Box Tops Month

Red Ribbon Week

Monday -- Regular Schedule.  Wear Red Day.

Tuesday -- Regular Schedule.  Fake-An-Injury Day.

Wednesday -- Advisory Schedule:  School in at 9:30am.  Wear a Mustache/Crazy Hair Day.

Thursday -- Regular Schedule.  Wear Your Favorite Team Day.

Friday -- Regular Schedule.  Wear A Costume Day.

Click HERE to view the detailed new daily schedule.

Community School Board Meetings

Please join the Elk Grove Unified Board of Education at a Community School Board meeting in October. To ensure that all students have the opportunity to reach their greatest potential, the Board of Education’s Community Budget Meetings are intended to engage the public in a transparent and collaborative process.

To view the full text of this invitation, click on one of the links below:

ENGLISH              SPANISH              HMONG

Common Core Information

There is a survey which is an important part of the Common Core process.  Parents may access this survey, in their own language, by going to this link.


Students are not allowed to use cell phones while on campus.  Phones must be turned off before coming on campus (no silent or vibrate!) and may not be turned on until after school gets out (after the final bell).  Acaletes students may not to turn their phones on during the extended day.

Any phones that are used or which ring during the school day (or the extended school day) will be confiscated. This includes phones that fall out of your pocket in class. After the second infraction of this JRMS Rule, your parents must come to school to get your phone!

How to enter our parking lot

Please refer to the picture of our parking lot entrance below. Our parking lot entrance has two lanes.  ONLY the right lane is for dropping off students. The left lane is for proceeding to the parking area to park your car.

If you are just dropping your student off at school, please use the right lane.  



This Week At JRMS!


School-Wide Calendar

Today: 10/31/14


Click HERE for the November Student Activities Calendar.

School Site Council

The next JRMS School Site Council meeting has been changed to Wednesday, November 19, 2014.

ATTENTION PARENTS:  Your vote is needed!  The following parents on the attached ballot have been nominated for School Site Council at James Rutter Middle School.  Please print the attached ballot, vote and drop it by the office on or before Monday, October 20th.  Additional printed ballots are in the main office.  Please stop by anytime during office hours.  Voting closes Monday, October 20th at close of business.

Roadrunner Newsletter

Here is the October-November Rutter Newsletter.  If you would like to read it, select your language: