ALC Teacher helping student with coursework and pointing at the assignment.


John Adams is located in Northwest Rochester and serves approximately 1,125 students in grades 6-8. JA staff strive to foster positive relationships and to develop all students intellectually, socially, and emotionally. Our staff are committed to fostering strong relationships, high academic achievement, and social and emotional skills.



New ways of learning for students.

Teaming up for the better.

Learning how to study individually and how to collaborate with others is an important lesson.

Technology in the Classroom.

Technology is integrated into our curriculum to help prepare our students for their future. 

Creating Unity.

Students learn through community and grow in their personal relationships.

Learning beyond the classroom.

John Adams offers learning opportunities inside and outside the classroom with sports, clubs, and fine arts opportunities for students.

Creating habits.

Setting up students for future success.

Exterior shot of the John Adams Middle School building
Contact Us

1525 31st Street NW,
Rochester, MN 55901

Brant Goetz | Email

Assistant Principal:
Patty Whalen | Email

Associate Principal:
Martine Haglund | Email

Main Office: (507) 328-5700
Attendance Line: (507) 328-5710
Nurse: (507) 328-5700

Office Manager: 
Susan Schwantz | Email

John Marshall Athletic and Activities Director:
Brian Ihrke | Email

John Marshall Athletic and Activities Office Mgr:
Kim Griffin | Email