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Atkins Junior High School / Lubbock ISD
School nickname: Tornadoes
5401 Ave U
Lubbock, TX 79412
Phone: (806) 766-1522
School website.
Principal: Miles Walston
Grades: 07-09
Students: 504
Teachers: 45
Feeds: Monterey High School
Academic Excellence Indicator System report.

Atkins' facilities include an auditorium, cafeteria, two gymnasiums and an athletic facility with four tennis courts.

The building was constructed in 1957, and an east wing was added in the 1970's. The athletic facility was built in 1990.

Nearly all the classrooms have one or more computers, and Atkins features two computer labs. The school has a total of 102 Internet-ready computers available for student and teacher use.

Atkins' athletic program features football, volleyball, boys and girls basketball, wrestling, boys and girls tennis teams, and track and field.

The school features beginner and advanced band classes.

Atkins strives to build relationships with parents, and a component of that effort is a seventh grade orientation involving both parents and students.

The school also hosts an annual Christmas lunch, a Chili Cookoff, a Talent Show, a Recognition Assembly to honor excellent students, and an annual banquet for ninth graders.

Among Atkins' curricula, are a Character Counts program and Pre-Advanced Placement programs in all core classes.

For a complete look at the state's report card for Atkins Junior High School click here.


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