COVID testing

RUSD will be offering free on-site COVID-19 testing for students, families, and staff at the following locations from 3:30 - 7:00pm M-F beginning Tuesday, August 24.

Click HERE to register.

Testing Sites:
Frank Augustus Miller Middle School
17925 Krameria Avenue, Riverside, CA 92504

Central Middle School
4795 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, CA 92506

University Heights Middle School
1155 Massachusetts Ave, Riverside, CA, 92507

Central Registration Center (CRC)
5700 Arlington Avenue, Riverside, CA 92504

21-22New to RUSD Student Registration for the

2021-2022 School

To make a registration appointment, please contact Mrs. Lindsay Aguirre at 951-788-7350 ext. 54137 or

Please bring in a completed registration packet and all required documentation at the time of registration.

Click here for your registration documents in English

Click here for your registration documents in Spanish

*All transfer requests must go through RUSD's Central Registration Center (CRC). If your address is not in the area of Matthew Gage Middle School’s area, please contact CRC at 951-352-1200 or


Matthew Gage Middle School and RUSD is offering the PRIMETime After-school Expanded Learning Program. Our PRIMETime program includes different types of tutoring sessions that are available to all students at Matthew Gage Middle School. Once your student is enrolled, you will be notified.

Paper tutoring

RUSD now offers free online tutoring called "PAPER". Review the HELP  videos below.

Introduction / Introducción

How to Log In / Cómo iniciar sesión

24 Hour Essay Review  / Ayuda de ensayo las 24 horas del día 

Parent Portal

Click Here
 for directions for setting up a Parent/Student Portal account in English. 

Click Here for directions in Spanish. 

Click Here to log into the RUSD Parent/Student Portal. 


You can also access student information by downloading the official Aeries App through the iTunes store orGoogle Play!



Each school year households must reapply for the Meal Program to receive benefits for their students. Applications are available online and can be completed now for the 2021-2022 school year by completing the online application.

Attendance Information: Parents/Guardians, Please Contact Matthew Gage to report any absence. 

Attendance Reporting:


counselorsNeed to contact your school counselor? You can visit the counseling website by clicking here. To contact the 2021-22 7th Grade Counselor, Mrs. Lindsey Watts,Click here   To contact the 8th Grade Counselor, Mrs. Susan Weber Perez, Click here . To contact our College, Career, and World Ready Counselor Miss Stephanie Vizcarra, Click here.  To contact our SAP Counselor Mrs. Jennifer Winterton, Click here.  


PTSAPlease support Matthew Gage Middle School by joining our PTSA. Both parents and students can join! Click here to join via Totem.  






If you are interested in the Matthew Gage Middle School Dance Team, please indicate your interest by clicking here for the interest form. 


If you are interested in the Matthew Gage Middle School ColorGuard, please indicate your interest by clicking here for the interest form. 

qr code bullyScan the QR code to access a Google form where you can anonymously report bullying or any unsafe situation on campus. 

Or click the link below.

Anonymously Report Bullying Here

spirit shirt

Every Friday is Spirit Day! Students are encouraged to wear Gator Gear every Friday. 


The RUSD Family Resource Center continues to assist families through the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.  We understand families may need extra assistance during this time.  As families continue to face loss of employment, food insecurity, and increased stress, we want to ensure students are healthy and safe and have access to needed support.  For more information regarding support, online Zoom meetings, and more, 
click here for an informational flyer.

Click Here
to log into the RUSD ParentStudent Portal

Click Here
to log into the RUSD ParentStudent Portal

Click Here
to log into the RUSD ParentStudent Portal
labor dayThere will be No School Monday, September 3, in observance of the Labor Day Holiday. 

labor dayThere will be No School Monday, September 3, in observance of the Labor Day Holiday. 

covid dashboard

Each morning Matthew Gage students hear daily announcements in their first period classes.  They contain information on spirit activities, ways to be involved, events, etc. A copy of the announcements can be found by clicking here.  

Riverside Unified SELPA CAC (Community Advisory Committee) Parent Meeting

The CAC recommends annual priorities to be addressed by the Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA).
Future Meeting Dates

Single Plan for Student Achievement 

Plan Escolar para el Logro del Alumno 


Family Resources

Opportunities for Parent Involvement:


 Parent Connection is a series of parent workshops presented by Matthew Gage Middle School Counselors and special guests to ensure that all families become knowledgeable about how to help their children prepare for middle school and beyond. The four workshops focus on various topics affecting our kids today. Lessons range from high school graduation requirements to college options and are covered in thoroughly developed and interactive presentations. For links to previous Parent Connection presentations, please visit our counseling website by clicking here. 

RUSD FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER: The Family Resource Center hosts parent seminars each month. No formal enrollment is necessary and all seminars are free. The Family Resource Center is located at 6735 Magnolia Avenue, Portable B6. To view Family Resource Center services, click here

Finding ways to relax and cope is very important during difficult times. In the Virtual Wellness Center, you will find videos and activities to help enhance your overall well-being. Take some time for yourself to enjoy, explore, and relax. Visit the RUSD Wellness Website here. 

ELAC: The English Learner Advisory Committee information about meeting dates will be posted soon.  Stay tuned.

PTSA: The Parent Teacher Student Association generally meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 2:15 PM. Please see the calendar tab for specific dates.

SSC: The School Site Council generally meets on the 3rd Monday of each month at 2:35 PM. Please see the calendar tab for specific dates.

Special Education Parent Advisory Council: The Special Education Parent Advisory Council generally meets on the 1st Thursday of each month from 6:30 - 7:30 PM. Please see the calendar tab for specific dates.

African American Parent Advisory Council: The African American Parent Advisory Council generally meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month from 6:30-7:30 PM. Please see the calendar tab for specific dates.

Remind Message

Sign up to receive text message updates from Matthew Gage Middle School. Text the message "@gagems" to: 81010. 


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