As a school for social justice serving a largely working-class, Latino and African-American student population, the mission of JJSE is not just to prepare students for college, but also to prepare our graduates to be agents of positive change in the world.

Our mission is to prepare young people in three key areas:


JJSE has four values which form the foundation of our work as a school. We believe these ethical principles are more important than academics, and that our graduation and college access rates mean nothing if our graduates do not live by these basic human values.

At June Jordan we say “Get RICH” because our Values spell R.I.C.H .

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