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Cell Phone

Students are not allowed to use cell phones on campus. Phones must be turned off before entering the gate (NO SILENT NO VIBRATE! and may not be turned on until exiting the  gate after school gets out. Any phones that are used or ring during the school day will be confiscated.

Web Site Info

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CAASPP Testing

It is that time of year again where we gear up for state testing. This year our 8th graders will be piloting a new science assessment, the California Science Test (CAST). The CAST will taking the place of the traditional paper/pencil CST test. The CAST will be administered March 27th and 28th. 


Starting April 18th, we will begin the English and Math CAASPP tests. The tests will be given over a three week period. We have developed a special testing schedule for the 9 minimum days scheduled in April and May. Please download the attachments to view the testing bell schedule, testing calendar, and a message from the Principal. 


CAASPP Letter 2017

2017 CAASPP Calendar

2017 CAASPP Schedule

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The current School Accountability Report Card (SARC) is available online at the Elk Grove Unified School District website at  Both a long detailed format and a short executive summary are posted for parents to learn more about the schools in our community.


School Accountability Report Cards Joseph Kerr Middle School -English.pdf

School Accountability Report Card Joseph Kerr Middle School - Spanish.pdf

School Accountability Report Card Joseph Kerr Middle School-Hmong.pdf




Did you miss the Incoming 7th Grade Information Night?

Attached is the Power Point presentation.

If you have any questions, please contact Sue Faulkner, School Secretary at (916) 686-7728.


Incoming 7th Grade Slide Show 2017-2018.pdf


The EGHS AVID Program is now accepting applications from students in 8th grade.  AVID is an elective class for college-bound students.  AVID emphasizes skills that are necessary for a student to be accepted to a 4 year college and be successful once they are there. Students must have at least a 2.5 GPA, good attendance, and no discipline issues.  Students in AVID have the desire and determination to attend college and are willing to take rigorous courses with the support of the AVID elective class. Please click the following link to apply.  Interviews will be held later this spring.


If you have any questions about the EGHS AVID program, please call (916) 686-7741.

Office Hours

OFFICE HOURS 2016-2017


Regular Day Schedule

(Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri)

7:30 am to 4:00 pm


Early Dismissal Wednesday Schedule

7:30 am to 3:00 pm


Minimum Day Schedule

7:30 am to 1:00 pm


Main Office (916) 686-7728

Attendance (916) 686-7736

Fax (916) 685-2952

Parent Education Series

Elk Grove Unified is happy to announce this year's Parent Education Series.

Please see the attached flyer to learn more about the outstanding workshops available this year.



Procedures for visiting campus

All Parents, Guardians and Visitors must check in at the front counter in the main office, sign in and get a visitor pass before proceeding further on campus. This includes going to attendance.  Please be prepared to show picture ID.

Early Dismissals & Campus Visits

Parents please be prepared to show your drivers license or other valid photo I.D. when entering our main office, picking your student up early from school or when visiting our campus. When students are released from school early they must be picked up by an adult who is listed as a parent, guardian or emergency contact unless other arrangements have been made with an administrator or the office staff.


Students will not be called from class until parents/guardians arrive.  Students may not be signed out after 2:50 PM and 2:15 on Wednesdays due to teachers' closure procedures.


All visitors on campus will be required to enter through the administration office to sign in, have their identification verified and then they will receive a visitor sticker to proceed to various location in the office or on campus.

Parent Volunteers

Are you interested in volunteering at Joseph Kerr Middle School? We have some great opportunities to help! Please fill out the attached Parent Volunteer Survey and have your student return it to their first period teacher or the main office. If you have any questions, please contact Sue Faulkner (916) 686-7728.


Volunteer Survey 2016-2017

News Bulletins


April 18, 19 & 20, 2017

Tuesday - Periods 1, 2 & 3

Wednesday - Periods 1, 2 & 3

Thursday - Periods 1, 2 & 3

Testing Minimum Day Schedule - Dismissal at 1:04 pm


April 25, 26 & 27, 2017

Tuesday - Periods 4, 5 & 6

Wednesday - Periods 4, 5 & 6

Thursday - Periods 4, 5 & 6

Testing Minimum Day Schedule - Dismissal at 1:04 pm


May 2, 3 & 4, 2017

Tuesday - Periods 1, 2 & 3

Wednesday - Periods 4, 5 & 6

Thursday - Periods 1, 2, 3, 4 , 5 & 6

Testing Minimum Day Schedule - Dismissal at 1:04 pm


Elk Grove High School Cheer Clinic/Tryout Information 2017-2018!


Parent Meeting

March 20, 2017

6:30-7:30 pm

There will be a MANDATORY parent meeting in the EGHS Small Cafeteria.


Cheer Clinic

April 17-20, 2017

4:00-5:30 pm

Meet in the EGHS South Gym


Cheer Tryouts

April 21, 2017

4:00 pm-End

Meet in the EGHS South Gym


Team results will be posted the evening of April 21, 2017 on the window of the Elk Grove High School Administration Offices.


Questions can be addressed to Carrie Woolstencroft at


Attached is the 8th Grade End of the Year Packet 2016-2017 that was handed out to each 8th grade student after the  8th Grade End of the Year Expectations Assembly on February 23, 2017. The last page of the packet is an 8th Grade Promotion Contract/Agreement 2016-2017 that needs to be completed by each 8th grade student and their parent/guardian and returned to the students 1st period teacher.


Important Dates

Friday, May 12, 2017                  8th Grade Promotion Dance/5:00-7:00 pm (MP Room)

Wednesday, May 24, 2017          8th Grade Sunsplash Trip/9:00 am-5:30 pm

Friday, May 26, 2017                  8th Grade Promotion/7:30-8:45 am (Quad)

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Today: 3/22/17
11:15 AM Renaissance Sign-ups @ Lunch
12:05 PM Renaissance Sign-ups @ Lunch

Celebrate Kerr's 50th Anniversary with a Brick

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Bell Schedule

Lunch Schedule

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If you would like to access Elk Grove High Schools Web Site click on the following link.


Elk Grove High School Web Site


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Phone: (916) 686-7728