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California Schools to Watch is a statewide program implemented by the California League
of Educators, California Department of Education, California Middle Grades Alliance, National Forum, and the California Schools to Watch model schools.
Alta Loma Junior High School

Designated 2023

Alta Loma School District

San Bernardino County

Andrew Carter, Principal

9000 Lemon Ave, Alta Loma, CA 91701

(909) 484-5100

School Characteristics

Enrollment: 641. Grade Levels: 7-8.

School Demographics

3.8% African American; 6.6% Asian; 1.3% Filipino; 51.4% Hispanic or Latino; 31.9% White.

Replicable Practices

  • Rotating schedule means students experience each class at different times of day

  • Administrators greet students from open gates until school bell rings for rapport building

  • PBIS tickets from staff to students can be used to earn items

  • Students can request administrator appointments in-person or online

  • Teachers alternate between assembly duty/team planning meetings during assemblies

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