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About Us

We would like to welcome you to Tommie Kunst Junior High School's website. Parents will find valuable information about our academic achievement, professional staff, curricular programs, instructional materials, safety procedures, classroom environment, and condition of facilities. Tommie Kunst Junior High School provides a warm, stimulating environment where students are actively involved in learning academics as well as positive values. Students receive a standards-based, challenging curriculum provided by a dedicated professional staff and based on the individual needs of the students. Ongoing evaluation of student progress and achievement helps us refine the instructional program so students can achieve academic proficiency. We have made a commitment to provide the best educational program possible for Tommie Kunst Junior High School's students, and welcome any suggestions or questions you may have about the information contained in this report or about the school. Together, through our hard work, our students will be challenged to reach their maximum potential.

Mission Statement
Tommie Kunst Junior High School is a community of students, staff and parents dedicated to
developing the abilities and talents of individuals in a positive, supportive environment promoting academic excellence. Students are encouraged to honor themselves, respect and communicate well with others, and be self-motivated, life-long learners. Through physical, social, and intellectual opportunities, students strive to be the best they can be. 

School Profile
Tommie Kunst Junior High School is located in Santa Maria and serves students in grades seven through eight following a traditional calendar. At the beginning of the 2021-22 school year, 992 students were enrolled, including 12.2% in special education, 19% qualifying for English Language Learner support, and 83.9% qualifying
for free or reduced price lunch.