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Cal Young Middle School

calyoung2555 Gilham Road, Eugene, OR 97408
(541) 790-6400 Fax: (541) 790-6456

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Grades: 6-8
Enrollment: 540
Principal: Kim Watry <watry_k@4j.lane.edu>
Secretary: Melinda Bryant <bryant_m@4j.lane.edu>

School Hours: 9:00 – 3:30
Early Release: Wednesdays 2:30
Breakfast Menu | Lunch Menu

Feeder Elementaries: Willagillespie, Gilham
High School Region: Sheldon

Mission Statement:
We will work together to provide a safe, caring and respectful community that encourages everyone to grow intellectually, creatively and socially.

Program Description:
Cal Young Middle School provides an active, comprehensive instructional program designed to prepare students to succeed in high school and to meet or exceed state standards. In our state-of-the-art facility, students receive sequential instruction in music, fine arts, world languages, and other elective courses that pique student interest and meet the developmental needs of middle-level students. Technology is infused throughout the curriculum with many laptop computers for student use. In addition to wireless laptops, students have access to hand-held PDAs for use in a variety of courses. Cal Young provides a positive, caring, supportive learning environment for all students, emphasizing academic excellence, respect and responsibility.

School Highlights:

  • Cal Young’s new state-of-the-art school facility opened in fall 2006. The building features natural light, open spaces and built-in instructional technology
  • Learning spaces throughout the new school encourage student collaboration
  • Cal Young features a strong focus on choice for students while emphasizing reading, writing, math, science, social studies, physical education, music and second language
  • The Positive Behavior Support program has been in place from the beginning; it is designed to foster a positive school environment emphasizing respect, cooperation and academic excellence
  • The Middle School Mentor Program, first established at Cal Young, provides support for Cal Young students by pairing students with adult mentors; mentors and students meet weekly for lunch and games

School Improvement Goals:

  • To improve student achievement in math, reading, writing and science
  • To provide a safe and healthy environment that supports learning and ensures that all students and staff are valued at Cal Young Middle School
  • To foster a welcoming environment that promotes parental involvement in the education of Cal Young students
  • Increase communication and collaboration with community

Other Information:
Attendance Line 541 790-6454

School Colors:
Cobalt blue, silver

ODE school report cards and AYP reports