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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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GATE Ability Referrals

Did you know? GATE Ability referrals can be written and submitted by teachers, parents, and students.

If you are interested in referring a student based on creative, leadership or visual and performing arts abilities please read the GATE fact sheet and contact Ms. Grady. Referrals/portfolios are due by December 2nd.

GATE Fact Sheet

GATE Fact Sheet (Spanish)



PSAT Information

8th grade Students and Parents

Reminder that Wednesday, November 16th all 8th graders will be taking the PSAT exam. This is a great opportunity for each student as they begin their high school and college planning. There is no cost to the students as the district is paying for all 8th graders to test. Please make sure to have a good breakfast that morning!

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


December 16, 2016

Minimum Day

Dismissal at 12:00 pm


School Site Council Meeting

December 12, 2016

3:20-4:30 pm

Kerr Library


As we anticipate Fall celebrations, Joseph Kerr Middle School is committed to providing a safe and productive learning environment for our students. As a result, this is to notify you regarding Halloween costumes. Student are not allowed to wear costumes or masks of any kind during the school day. This applies to everyday of the school year, including Halloween. The intent of this policy is to protect students safety.

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Today: 12/3/16

Celebrate Kerr's 50th Anniversary with a Brick

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Bell Schedule

Lunch Schedule

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Elk Grove High School

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


Elk Grove High School Web Site


Questions about the website?

Webmaster: Matthew Kempen

Phone: (916) 686-7728