American Canyon Middle School
300 Benton Way
American Canyon, CA  
Phone: (707) 259-8592

FAX: (707) 259-8800


M-TH 7:30am - 4:00pm

Friday 7:00am - 3:30pm


Is your student going to be absent?  Call this number.

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Want to know more about AVID?

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Go to the website


Harassment & Bullying Help

What is Bullying?

A person is bullied when he or she is exposed, repeatedly and over time, to negative actions on the part of one or more other persons, and he or she has difficulty defending himself ...more


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Education Matters

Welcome to our monthly column published in the Napa Register! The fourth Tuesday of each month we'll discuss a topic of interest to students, parents and the greater community.


Below is the NVUSD link for this month's “Education Matters” column in the Napa Valley Register.  


Click here to read the column


American Canyon Middle School


"Inspiring and preparing students today for the possibilities of tomorrow"


Welcome to American Canyon Middle School, home of the mighty Wildcats.  Your child’s education is very important to us.  If you discover any obstacle to your child’s ability to learn, whether it is a potential learning disability, disruptive behavior by your child or others, or your child is being bullied at school – please contact us right away.  We want to quickly intervene so your child can continue to prepare him or herself for a bright future.  Our contact information is listed on the Contact Us page.  We want your child and you to have a wonderful time here at ACMS.



               Dan Scudero


               American Canyon Middle School

    ACMS is a Gold Ribbon School!



                 ACMS wins Gold Ribbon Honors

                                      Read the article


The Great Thanksgiving Listen

New Tech Network Goes to the White House!

New Tech Network Goes to the White House

We are proud to announce that we have been invited to the White House as part of the Next Gen White House Summit. New Tech Network CEO, Lydia Dobyns, will ...more

Mrs. Knutson goes to Ohio

Our Mrs. Knutson at the AASL (American Association of School Librarians) conference in  Columbus, Ohio!  She presented about ACMS's involvement in the PBS Learning Media Impact Study that ELA participated in last winter.  Jess Vargas and Andrea Fett helped design the curriculum, as well. What we designed is now live on the site for other teachers. Our students were around 1/2 of the students in the study, and ACMS was one of four schools involved across the country.



Teachers show their spirit and their true "characters" at ACMS today...

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Extended Day Academic Support Classes

Students and Parents/Guardians:  No enrollment or registration required unless otherwise noted.

Students can just show up for any class.

(Note:  Students attending extended day classes who take the bus, will need to arrange alternate transportation.)


  Click here for Information!




Annual Parent Notification Letter

Dear Parents/Guardians

Please note the following update regarding Uniform Complaint Procedures located on pp.14-15 of the Annual Parent Notice 2015-16 recently sent home to all families.

Click to read full text here.

Scholarshare College Savings Plan

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Healthy 4 Life Tip!

Milk! Why is drinking milk so important for children?

Leche ¿Por qué es tan importante que los niños tomen leche?

Nuevas Directrices Dietéticas para los Estadounidenses

New Dietary Guidelines for ...more

Our Students

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Click here for Open Enrollment Information

You can also see this on the Parents/Students Tab on our homepage.

Nondiscrimination, Harassment & Bullying

Winning Additional Funding is a GOOD thing!

NVUSD parents,

Your student may qualify to receive healthy meals free or at a reduced price. Even if you think your family may not qualify, PLEASE COMPLETE THE APPLICATION - YOUR SCHOOL COULD WIN ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS!

How to do it:

1) You may still have the paper application that was sent home in your student's Back to School packet. If so, please complete it and turn it in to your school office. One form works for all your NVUSD students.

2) If you don't have the application, you can either ask for one at your school office or download and print one here. Again, complete it and turn it in to your school office.

3) If you'd like to complete the application online, click here

Call Food Service at (707) 253-3541 with any questions. 

Girls with Grace, Boys with Heart

Our Girls with Grace/Boys with Heart Program exists to support students in positively resolve their conflicts.

Part time support nurses needed for NVUSD schools.

Part time support nurses needed for NVUSD schools.
If you are an LVN or RN, and would like more information, please call the Health staff administrative assistant, Kathy, at 707-253-3526, and leave your name and a contact number.  
One of the school nurses will call you, to discuss details and answer questions.

ACMS Robotics students Win Big!

Here is the link to the article about ACMS Robotics in the Times Herald!

Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth

Each year, thanks to recommendations from educators, tens of thousands of students from around the world learn more about their academic abilities through the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth's Talent Search.  Johns Hopkins is now accepting Talent Search applications year-round.  

Want to know more?  Here are some links.



2013-2014 School Accountability Report Cards Available Now


Both state and federal law require all public schools to prepare and distribute a School Accountability Report Card (SARC) to provide parents and the community with important information ...more

A Comprehensive Plan for Student Success

A Comprehensive Plan for Student Success

Knowing that public schools must change to prepare students for the challenges of the future, California has developed a comprehensive plan for high-quality ...more

NVUSD goes Green with e-flyers!

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