J. Douglas Adams Middle School

Important Dates

Back to School Night

Thursday, August 10, 2017

  • 6th grade Camp Presentation 6:00-7:00
  • 6th-8th Classroom Presentations 7:00-8:00

Picture Day

Friday, August 11th

Open House

Thursday, April 19, 2018



Upcoming Events

As a guideline for both school and home, students may be sent home or stay home if they have a temperature of 100 degrees or above and are not feeling well enough to adequately perform normal daily functions. This is supported by both the Centers for Disease Control and American Academy of Pediatrics.

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Adams School Hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday - 7:55-2:38

Wednesday - 7:55-12:53


Please drop your student off using the right lane in the loop as the left lane is for through traffic and parking only. 

Pull all the way forward in order to keep traffic moving quickly. 


In order to keep your children safe, anyone that is not an AMS student MUST sign in at the office prior to entering campus. 


Please note: Heavy traffic is ecpected on Balfour and American Ave. during drop off and pick up.

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Welcome to

J. Douglas Adams Middle School

J. Douglas Adams Middle School is nestled in Eastern Contra Costa County in the city of Brentwood.  We serve nearly 1,000 students with the heart of our mission:  What is best for the child.  We seek to hold high standards for both students and staff.  We seek to be involved in our community and with each family served by our school.  Ultimately, we desire social, emotional, physical, and academic success for all students.  Thank you for visiting our site.

The unique order code for Adams Middle School is 18999ZF.