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VMMS Yearbook

The VMMS Yearbook is on sale now - Order now for the best price!

Click here for an order form, or click below to order online. 

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Vista Magnet PTA


The VMMS PTA welcomes your 2017/2018 membership and looks forward to welcoming all of our incoming 6th graders on August 8th, and all 7th and 8th graders on August 9th or 10th at VMMS registration.  PTA will have Vista Magnet spirit wear available and membership forms.

The first 2017/2018 PTA Association Meeting will be on August 31 at Back to School Night.


The VMMS PTA is looking for board members for the 2017/2018 school year.  If you are interested in learning more, please contact our nominating committee at:  vistamagnetpta@gmail.com.


Click here for a list of current Board members.



School e-Flyers on Peachjar - stay informed!

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Achievement Data


Vista Magnet takes great pride in our academic achievement.  Please click here to view the most recent reports about VMMS state testing achievement data.  Please click here for the latest California Physical Fitness Test results.

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Press Releases Featuring VMMS!

3.12.17 UCLA Daily Bruin news highlights partnership with VMMS. Click here.


3.10.17  8th Grader Desteny Pallardes wins the Outstanding Community Service Award for Middle School for the California Association of IB World Schools. - the only middle schooler in the state chosen!  Click here.


11.16.16 Principal for a Day article features VMMS students.  Click here.


12.13.16 Talent Cities: Middle School Students visit Solatube.  News 10 segment. Click here.


12.16 Student Camryn Martin honored in 92081 Magazine for her service with Vista Teen Outreach.  Click here.

Vista Teen Outreach

Vista Teen Outreach is a non-profit organization run by community volunteers.  They are providing food pantries at various schools throughout our district.  Hungry students are allowed to receive a backpack of food free of charge throughout the school year.  For more information about volunteer opportunities or donation needs, please visit their website at www.vistateenoutreach.org.

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Important Instructions for Pick up and Drop off

Parents - please respect our neighboring businesses at the Rio Vista Professional Building, La Paloma parking lot, Civic Center and Citrus Avenue locations.  We have had many complaints about parents dropping off and/or picking up students at these locations, causing dangerous conditions for our youngsters and congestion for local businesses.   Also, do not pick up or drop off students in the Staff parking lot at the corner of Vista Village and Civic Center. Our safe, supervised drop off and pick up is at the Eucalyptus Avenue entrance to the school.  Thank you. Full info on our Pick up/Drop off page. 


Padres - por favor respeten a nuestros negocios vecinos en el Rio Vista Professional Building , La Paloma estacionamiento, Centro Cívico y lugares Citrus Avenue . Hemos tenido muchas quejas acerca de los padres dejar y / o recoger a los estudiantes en estos lugares , causando condiciones peligrosas para nuestros jóvenes y la congestión para las empresas locales . Además, no recoger o dejar a los estudiantes en el estacionamiento de maestros en la esquina de Vista Village and Civic Center. Nuestro lugar seguro y supervisado para dejar y recoger es la entrada Eucalyptus Avenue.  Gracias.Toda la información aquí. 



VMMS application window for the 2017-2018 school year has closed

Our 6th grade class is full for the 2017-2018 school year, and as of 3/24/17 all 6th grade applicants have been informed if they have been accepted or placed on the waiting list. All applicants for 7th and 8th grade will be contacted during the month of April to be notified of their status. 


Families who did not make the February 24th deadline may still apply to Vista Magnet but will go on our waiting list.


Click here for electronic application form.

Haga clic aquí para una aplicación electrónica.

Participation Agreement 2017-2018


Participation Agreements are required for all new students who have been notified that they have been selected in the lottery for Vista Magnet Middle School. Participation Agreements must be signed by both parent/guardian and the student, and must be submitted to our school office within 3 working days (72 hours) of lottery notification from the school.


Participation Agreements are available to pick up in our school office, or may be downloaded from the links below. Participation Agreements may be submitted in person to our school office, emailed to christyvaldovinos@vistausd.org, or faxed to our school office at (760) 945-6197. 


                                Participation Agreement: English                         Participation Agreement: Spanish


Current Vista Magnet students who already attend our school will be provided a separate Participation Agreement to maintain their spot for the upcoming school year. 


Vista Magnet Videos

Check out our new videos to learn more about our school. 







Support for your Student!

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Parents, if your student is struggling, we have a rich menu of support strategies:

  • Village meetings
  • Learning Labs before and after school.
  • Enrichment classes before and after school - check out counter in front office.
  • Student-led tutorials after school on Tuesdays (math) and Thursdays (English).
  • Principal's Weekly Progress Report and check in.

Please contact our office for more information. 


Don't forget that consistent attendance is the best strategy for success for your child.  Click here to read more in English.  La asistencia consistente es muy importante para los estudiantes.  Haga clic para mas informacion.

VMMS 2017-2018 Student Handbook

Please click here for the 2017-20178 VMMS Student Handbook.  Find info on all VMMS rules, regulations and expectations.

Free and Reduced Lunch at the WAVECREST Cafe!

Click here for information about Child Nutrition Services and watch the fabulous new video there!

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Families interested in sports should visit the Boys and Girls Club of Vista website for more information.  Click here for Boys and Girls Club and here for specific middle school information.


Si Ud tiene interes en deportes, por favor visite a Boys and Girls Club of Vista! Haga clic!  Info para middle school, especificamente, haga clic.