Los Osos Middle School was named for the second time as a California School to Watch and a National Forum School to watch. These are the most prestegious awards that a middle school can achive. Both awards, in 2018 and 2021, reflect that Los Osos Middle School ranks high in four core areas. Academic Achievement, Developmental Responsiveness, Social Equity, and Systems and Processes are all areas that serve our Los Osos and Morro Bay community in highly effective ways that benefit our students.
LOMS STEAM Program is designed to give students exposure to hands on, creative and critical thinking courses. These courses align to our high school's CTE pathways.
All of our electives articulate with the elective pathways are Morro Bay High School. Students get their first look into coding, video production, 3D design, robotics, art, music, and journalism. All students have an opportunity to take elective in these areas to prepare for high school.
Staff, students, and parents collaboratively evaluate progress using multiple, reliable measures, and make changes when necessary.
The organization works collaboratively and creatively to ensure student success in a supportive environment. Decisions are made with stakeholder input and participation. Collegial dialogue and civil discourse are encouraged.
This program connects 8th grade students with community mentors to begin the discussions about the advantages and opportunities for going to college after high school. With the program starting in 8th grade, it also helps to facilitate students' transition to high school. This program is in its second year and is creating opportunities for our LOMS Community.