In our first two years as a Priority School, Fern Bacon made substantial academic achievement gains. Fern Bacon Middle School had the highest increase in proficiency of all SCUSD middle schools in English Language Arts (ELA) and Math in 2011-2012.  Additionally over two years, our school had gained 99 API points and made all Annual Measurable Objectives (25 of 25 AMOs) in 2011-2012. The foundation of our great work is evidenced in our data as a Priority School gaining 146 API total points in our first three years. 

Moving forward in the spirit of “A New Era of Excellence, we continue to stay the course positioned to transition into a new system of accountability and common core standards.  In 2016-2017 out of a total of eight middle schools in SCUSD, Fern Bacon was one of only three schools that exceeded district gains in ELA.