Iron Horse Middle School is located in San Ramon, California, and was built in 1996. The school has a comprehensive instructional curriculum with a flex teaching and learning time twice a week. They believe in educating the entire child, which includes character education as well as a variety of elective courses, clubs, and extracurricular activities.


Mission Statement: 


  • Encourage accountability, tolerance, collaboration, fairness, and pride in one's education.

  • Ensure that all members of the IHMS community have a caring, healthy, and welcoming atmosphere.

  • Create experiences and resources that promote academic success and personal development.

  • To address all learning styles and challenge all students, include a range of teaching strategies based on student data.

  • By offering an effective and stimulating learning atmosphere, all students will be motivated to meet or exceed state expectations.

Iron Horse is a wonderful school. The teachers cover the course materials in a very interactive way. They also make learning fun. The school is very welcoming and develops the kids into critical thinkers and prepares them for college and life in the future. The teachers are awesome and make tremendous contributions to the future success of their students in high school and beyond.


Students at this school are making more academic progress from one grade to the next compared to students at other schools in the state. Strong success with high test scores means students have strong academic skills and are making greater strides than their peers at other schools in the state.

San Ramon, California is blessed to be one of the top school districts in all of California.  Here’s a list of our favorites:

  • Dougherty Valley High School

  • California High School

  • Windemere Ranch Middle School

  • Pine Valley Middle School

  • Gale Ranch Middle School

  • Hidden Hills Elementary School

  • Live Oak Elementary School

  • Bollinger Canyon Elementary School


All of these wonderful attractions are located just a short distance from our location at 9835 Belladonna Drive in San Ramon!