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Welcome to Live Oak Middle School

We are the Grizzlies—a mighty and powerful force to reckon with! It is with great pleasure that we welcome you to Live Oak Middle School located in Tulare, California. As one of five middle schools in Tulare City School District, we take great pride in the caliber of our teachers and our students. We encourage you to get involved, and make the most of your child’s time here with us. Join us as we make our vision reality and develop a school culture where students are engaged in an active, exploratory learning environment. For more information on our district services, please visit our district site.

Live Oak Middle School is a safe, caring place where our staff members challenge students to reach their fullest potential in academics and to develop strong personal character. In addition to our rigorous academic program, we offer many activities to help students become well-rounded, responsible young adults. Our “Commitment to Excellence” is our promise to you—and our expectation of every student.

Principal’s Message

Dear Live Oak Families,

I would like to personally welcome you to the Live Oak website and encourage you to take a few minutes to explore all the great resources it has to offer. I believe that you will find it to be a valuable tool to keep updated on all of the current events at our school. Please be sure to check back frequently in order to stay informed of all the latest news we have to share. 

I am thrilled to be part of the Grizzly community once again, and I am committed to working in partnership with you to ensure a successful and positive middle school experience for our students. Live Oak has always prided itself in a strong sense of community and positive school culture and that tradition will continue. Students will not only receive a quality education from our dedicated highly qualified teachers, but they will also be a part of a safe and inviting school culture that allows opportunity for academic and personal growth. Our goal is to work in collaboration with you in order to provide your child the skills necessary to succeed here, in high school, and beyond.   

The school year brings many exciting activities. Our school calendar page will provide you with specific dates and times so that you may plan accordingly. I hope that your family will be able to join us at these events in order to learn about all the extraordinary opportunities Live Oak has to offer. In the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact me should you have questions or concerns. I look forward to meeting you soon!


Michelle McPhetridge

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