Degrees and Certifications:

B.A. Mathematics M. Education UCRiverside

Mrs. Lisa Gooch

Hello!  I'm so excited to be here for my third year at Margarita Middle School, and my TWELVETH YEAR in the classroom!  I've been teaching math for over a decade, and I love it!  

I have a Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics and a Master's Degree in Education, which makes me the perfect fit as your new math teacher.  I love to spend my time with friends, traveling, scuba diving, talking about pizza or celebrating my favorite holiday - Taco Tuesday.  

If you have any questions or concerns, please email me!  My email is and I promise to respond within 24 business hours.  


  • Required Supplies:

    • PENCIL - not pen!
    • Highlighter
    • Composition Notebook (for math only)
    • Graph paper
    • Math Workbook 


    • Rulers
    • Markers or colored pencils
    • Scientific calculator

    Class Donations:  

    Class donations are not expected and are certainly not mandatory, but greatly appreciated!  We are always in need of tissues, pencils, copy paper, lined paper, graph paper, expo markers, colored pencils, highlighters, erasers, sanitizing wipes, etc.  Thank you!


  • Please sign up to receive text messages for homework!

    For math 6, please text phone number 81010 with @gooch6

    For compacted math 6, please text phone number 81010 with @goochC6

    For math workshop, please text phone number 81010 with @goochW7

    Signing up can be a bit tricky.  If you need help, please email me with your phone number and which class you'd like to sign up for and I can sign you up on my end!




  • I'm lost and confused on the homework.  What should I do?

    • Check your notes!  We do examples that look similar to your homework every day in class.
    • Google!  A lot of really great math teachers put resources online to help you out.  You can try even
    • Email Mrs. Gooch, and she will email you back as soon as possible.