Welcome to Julius West Middle School 

A "No Place for Hate" School

 An International Baccalaureate School offering the Middle Years Programme

News and Announcements

MCAP Testing Schedule

Students will be taking the Maryland Comprehensive Assessment Program (MCAP) Math assessment this week and the English MCAP assessment next week. This is the new PARCC for the state of Maryland. Students will take this assessment during a two hour testing block during first period.  After the two hour testing block, students will move through the rest of their classes on an abbreviated schedule. 

Important 8th Grade Announcements

Parents of Eighth Grade students, please see important announcements below about our end of year activities!

Color Run 2019 Information ~Purchase race packs here!~

Show your color! The Color Run is Back on May 24! The PTSA is selling “Race Packs” for $20 and $5 Color Packs. The grade that purchases the most race packs will win FREE COLOR packs for the entire grade. Which class will have the most spirit and color? 6th, 7th or 8th grade.

Rising 9th Grade Parent Presentation April 2019

Click here to view the parent presentation for families of rising 9th graders.

Parent Articulation Meeting Materials

Click here to access grade level articulation presentations and the MCPS Middle School course bulletin!

MYP Updates

Click here to read MYP updates

No Place for Hate at JWMS

This year, Julius West has joined ADL's No Place for Hate program to create and maintain a positive, respectful and inclusive environment for all Jaguars. Click here to learn more about No Place for Hate.

After-School Activity Booklet

Click here to see the 2018-2019 activity booklet.

School Year 2018-2019 Parent Information

Click here to see important information for the upcoming school year.

Looking for 6th Grade Orientation Information?

Check out our NEW teams tab in the top menu bar. There, you will find 6th grade orientation information, outdoor ed news, and more!