La Joya Middle School

La Joya Middle School

La Joya opened its doors to students in 1994. La Joya boasts its high technology environment and focus on a SPACE theme. La Joya has welcomed many notable personalities including Captain Jim Lovell, USN; Sally K. Ride; Cal Dooley; and Dr. Cheick Modibo Diarra.

In 1996, La Joya was recognized as a California Distinguished School.

La Joya has a very good education program. The Spelling Bee has been one of their best.

Muhammad Baig, 7th Grader, 12th grader now, received 2nd place in the 2007-2008 Tulare County Spelling Bee. Rini Singh also got 2nd in 2003. Muhammad got 3rd place in the 2008-2009 Tulare County Spelling Bee, making him La Joya's first double-ranked Spelling Bee contestant. In 2012, La Joya got another 2nd place in the spelling bee.

Read more about La Joya Middle School:  Explorer Marching Band and Color Guard, Demographics, Academic Performance Index (API)

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