Amherst Junior High School

Welcome to Amherst Junior High School. On behalf of the entire faculty and staff I extend our best wishes for a successful school year. We look forward to supporting you in another year of academic growth.

We hope that with clear expectations, a strong instructional program, and the cooperation of you and your family, the year will be an outstanding one. We are proud of you and of the talents you possess, and hope that you will work hard to use them in the best way possible.

The building is open to students at 7:00 a.m. Our school day begins promptly at 7:30 a.m. Car riders and bus riders are dismissed at 2:30 p.m. Office hours are from 7:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.


Meet Our Principal

Hello! My name is Andrew Gibson and I am incredibly excited to join the team at AJH. I am looking forward to working with our remarkable staff to create another innovative and engaging school year for our students, and I am dedicated to providing a nurturing, challenging, and supportive environment for our students and staff.

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Current News

First Day of School

The first day of school for students in grades 1 - 12 is Wednesday, August 23rd. The first day of school for Kindergarten is Monday, August 28th. The first day for Preschool is Tuesday, August 29th.

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"Cram the Cruiser" Supply Drive

The Amherst Schools PTO and the Amherst Police Department together invite you to "Cram the Cruiser" on Sunday, August 20th between 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. to donate school supplies for students in need and have a chance to win a NEW bike!

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Upcoming Events