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    HMS Athletics

    Pursuant to Education Code section 221.9, and beginning in the 2015-2016 school year and every year thereafter, Hawthorne School District is required to publicly report information regarding its competitive athletics to include total enrollment at Hawthorne School District, classified by gender; the number of pupils enrolled at Hawthorne School District who participate in competitive athletics, classified by gender; and the number of boys' and girls' teams, classified by sport. Please note that the data below reflects the total number of players on a team roster on the official first day of competition. 

    2020-2021 School Year
    No team sports were offered due to COVID restrictions.

    Currently there are
    368 Females and 438 Males

    Girls Athletics

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    Our district strives to deliver educational excellence to every student, every day. We look forward to welcoming your student(s) and family into our supportive school communities!

    To learn more and get started, call us at (310) 263-3924 or visit our TK/Kindergarten enrollment webpage

    APPENDIX T1 AS OF 8/01/2022

    PDF Icon Reopening Protocols for K-12 Schools: Appendix T1

    2021-22 SARC Report
    HMS Family Orientation/Orientación de Familias

    Message from the Principal
    Mensaje de la directora

    Martha Castellanos is proud to serve the Hawthorne community as Hawthorne Middle School Principal. Ms. Castellanos has over 25 years of experience, focused in middle school and high school education. Most recently, Ms. Castellanos served as the Hawthorne Math and Science Academy Assistant Principal for seven years. 

    The 2022-2023 school year is her first at HMS, and she looks forward to collaborating with HMS staff to create a safe learning environment that fosters a great middle school experience for students. Her personal experience is similar to the students she works with as she grew up and currently lives in the area. By building relationships with families, Ms. Castellanos aims to gain insight about support needed to help students maximize their potential and achieve. She believes that the middle school years are essential in developing the skills and habits that will prepare students for high school.

    Martha Castellanos se enorgullece de servir a la comunidad de Hawthorne como directora de la escuela secundaria Hawthorne. La Sra. Castellanos tiene más de 25 años de experiencia, enfocada en la educación secundaria y preparatoria. Más recientemente, la Sra. Castellanos se desempeñó como asistente principal de la Academia de Matemáticas y Ciencias de Hawthorne (HMSA) por siete años.

    El año escolar 2022-2023 es el primero en HMS y espera colaborar con el personal de HMS para crear un entorno de aprendizaje seguro que fomente una excelente experiencia de escuela intermedia para los estudiantes. Su experiencia personal es similar a la de los estudiantes con los que trabaja mientras crecía y actualmente vive en el área. Al construir relaciones con las familias, la Sra. Castellanos tiene como objetivo obtener información sobre el apoyo necesario para ayudar a los estudiantes a maximizar su potencial y lograr logros. Ella cree que los años de la escuela intermedia son esenciales para desarrollar las habilidades y los hábitos que prepararán a los estudiantes para la escuela secundaria.

     M. Castellanos

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    Attendance Questions and/or
    Reporting of Absence(s)

    Office Number:
    (310) 676-0167

    Thank you

    Attendance Matters - Every Student. Every day.
    HMS Distinguished Recognitions
    California Distinguished School Award
    The California Distinguished Schools (DS) Program was established by the CDE in 1985 and recognizes schools that demonstrate exemplary achievements.


    California Gold Ribbon School Award
    A new program for 2015-2016 which honors some of California's outstanding public schools. Schools that are selected demonstrate exemplary achievements in implementing state standards in priority areas.


    Title I Academic Achievement Award
    Honors Title I schools that have demonstrated success in significantly closing the achievement gap between high and low-performing students.


    Red Ribbon Week

    Every year, the California State Assembly celebrates and recognizes Red Ribbon Week by providing students with tools and materials that encourage them to say "no" to drugs. My office will have certificates and bookmarks available for this effort.