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Title IX

Title IX Complaint Managers


Cheryl L. Nakata, Principal




Melissa Burke, Assistant Principal




Click on the following link to view Title IX notices:



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Carnegie Middle School's Site Based Culmination Policy for 2017-18

In addition to meeting the District's criteria of 50 credits in 8th grade (no more than 2 F's), Carnegie MS will hold students to the following site-based criteria:


a.  U's in Cooperation - No more than 2 U's per semester or a total of 4 U's per year in cooperation.


b.  Attendance - Students must have 96% attendance rate or higher (no more than 8 absences per year).


c.  Detention - no unserved detentions.


d.  Fines & Debts - Clear all fines and debts.


e.  Discipline - Students must daily exhibit good behavior and citizenship.  Egregious disciplinary infractions will exclude students from participating in Carnegie's Culmination Ceremony

Our Mission Statement

Carnegie Middle School strives to educate, prepare, and inspire all students to achieve their full potential as lifelong learners, critical thinkers, and peaceful, productive contributors to our global society.

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Weekly Updates

Monday, November 13

  • Period 5 class visits by staff to discuss campus disturbances
Tuesday, November 14


  • Professional Development-Grade Level 1:45 - 3:00 p.m. (6th grade, room 5; 7th grade, room 37; 8th grade, room 32)
  • SSC/ELAC Meeting 3:30 p.m. LMC (No ILT meeting)
Wednesday, November 15
  • Annual Turkey Trot, all PE classes
  • PBST 10:45 a.m. PCR
  • CAST 3:15 - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, November 16
  • SSPT 10:45 a.m. PCR
  • 8th Grade reward assembly, 4th period, Powers Hall
  • CAST 3:15 - 4:30 p.m.
Friday, November 17-Minimum Day 12:22 p.m. dismissal
  • Last day for IABs
  • Student of the Month for October, Breakfast with the Principal, Advisory, LMC
Monday, November 20 - Friday, November 24
Thanksgiving Week Holiday, No School
Monday, November 27
  • Coffee with the Superintendent 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Powers Hall

College Awareness Month

College Awareness Month

"Why I Am A Rising Star" Essay Contest

2018 Rising Stars Instructions and Applications

School Parent Involvement Policy and School Parent Compact

A copy of the the School Parent Involvement Policy and the School Parent Compact were mailed home on Friday, January 27, 2017.  If you did not receive them, please click on the following links:

Title I School Parent Involvement Policy

Title I School Parent Involvement Policy (Spanish)

School-Parent Compact for Achievement

School-Parent Compact for Achievement (Spanish)

CMS Yearbook

Community Upload


Today: 11/19/17

2017-18 School Experience Survey

The 2017-2018 School Experience Survey window is now open. The window will remain open through Friday, November 17th. Students, parents and staff can take the surveys online, or parents can complete a paper survey, which were distributed to school sites the week of October 23rd.

To access the online surveys, click on the following links: 

For Students

Secondary Student Survey - English

Secondary Student Survey - Spanish

For Parents

Secondary Parent Survey - English

Secondary Parent Survey - Spanish

For Staff

School Staff Survey



LAUSD Non-Discrimination Statement

The Los Angeles Unified School District is committed to providing a working and learning environment free from discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying.
To view the LAUSD Non-Discrimination Statement, click on the link below:

Faculty Announcements

BIC UPDATE—Teachers: Thank you for taking the extra time to complete the BIC Rosters. The Cafeteria Staff send their thanks. Your concerns are being addressed. Please see Ms. Burke if you have additional concerns. Thank you, again!


10-MINUTE RULE—Please adhere to our policy which states that there are no passes for the first and last 10 minutes of class.


ISSUE PASSES FOR NUTRITION & LUNCH IN YOUR ROOM— Students must have teacher-issued passes for visiting classrooms at Nutrition and Lunch. Passes must state the date, time, destination, student name, and feature a teacher signature. Thank you for helping us to keep our campus secure, safe, and orderly.

LAUSD Culmination Requirements

Any 8th grader with 50 credits during their 8th grade year is eligible to culminate.  This means that if a student received two Fs in the Fall Semester they are still eligible to culminate, as long as they receive all Ds (or higher) in the Spring Semester.  The District Middle School Culmination Bulletin 3815.3 is available at the following link: