About Barack and Michelle Obama 9th Grade Campus (BAM0)

Barack & Michelle Obama Ninth Grade Center will be a nurturing, safe and professional environment that supports the educational success and social, emotional, and physical development of all students. Courses will be academic, engaging, and standards-based, with a focus on the learner. All school staff will be highly qualified and caring instructors who are attentive to the educational, cultural and physical needs of students and the Lancaster community. Parents will be positive, supporting members of the school community. Students will be respectful, self-disciplined, productive citizens who think critically, make informed decisions and act ethically.

Mission Statement

The purpose of the Barack & Michelle Obama Ninth Grade Center is to educate, empower, and enable all students to become caring, contributing citizens who can succeed in an ever-changing world. We are committed to focusing on high expectations and individual academic success and to creating a community of respect and responsibility.

Campus Administration

Dr. Demeka Simmons, Principal

demekasimmons@lancasterisd.org

Philia Stewart, Assistant Principal

philiastewart@lancasterisd.org

DeAnka Chism, Administrative Assistant

deankachism@lancasterisd.org

Crystal Traylor, Counselor

crystaltraylor@lancasterisd.org

Erika Cervantes, Registrar

erikacervantes@lancasterisd.org

Carole Ruiz de Velasco, Nurse

caroleruizdevelasc@lancasterisd.org

School Start/End Times:

7:30 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.

Early Release Dismissal Time:

12:00 p.m.