Alexandria Middle Magnet School is a public school in Alexandria Louisiana, serving students in grades 7th and 8th. The school is located right in the heart of the Garden District. As a school, we are committed to helping the student develop intellectually, socially, emotionally and physically, and in doing so we will encourage the students to become a contributing member of society. We use academics and extra-curricular activites with an emphasis on the arts to accomplish the goal of created the well rounded student.

House System

The house system is a feature implemented in schools where the school is divided into subgroups called houses. Each staff member and student is sorted into one of four houses. The purpose of the house system is to build off the success of the mentoring program and continue to foster positive relationships between staff and students through healthy competion and behavioral supports. The houses are as follows:

House of Konesans

Meaning: "KNOWLEDGE"

House Mentor: Chrystal Vardholt 



House of Ausdauer


House Mentor: Victory Lemons 



House of Girmamawa

Meaning: "RESPECT"

House Mentor: Robert Hall



House of Valor 

Meaning: "COURAGE"

House Mentor: Dr. Judith Williams

School History

Alexandria Junior High School was opened in September 1957, as the first junior high school in Rapides Parish.  It is located on 22.7 acres of land and has six buildings: CBT building, auditorium, gymnasium, cafeteria, administration building, and classroom building. In 1957 AJH was the only junior high school in Rapides Parish and included 7th, 8th, and 9th grades. Beginning with the 2001-2002 school year, the name was changed to Alexandria Middle Magnet School. It now serves students from all over the parish in 6th, 7th, and 8th grades. The focus of the magnet program is on math, science, and law and public policy. We offer high school credits in Algebra I, Physical Science, Civics and Journeys to Careers. The school mascot is the Jaguar and the colors are red, white, and royal blue.

Vision Statement

To pursue excellence in academics and the arts.



Challenging Minds, Changing Lives!


Principal - Dennis Stewart
122 Maryland Ave
Alexandria, 71301
Phone: 445-5343 / Fax: 442-8650