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About Our School

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About Our School

Palm Middle School is home to approximately 1000 proud Pumas. We are located in the north-east area of Moreno Valley. Our unique Palm STEAM Academy draws students from across the district. We also offer the Junior Scholars and AVID programs. Our students compete in local, county, state, and national competitions, and we are proud of the many awards we have won.  We invite you to learn more about us and welcome you as part of the Puma family.

Palm STEAM

Palm is is proud to be a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics) Pathway school. The STEAM pathway provides students with opportunities for inquiry based learning and rich academic conversations that prepare our students to be 21st century learners. Our teachers embed STEAM principles into all curricular areas.

The Palm STEAM Academy provides a special opportunity for students to engage in coursework that prepares students for college STEM majors and careers relating to STEM. Palm Specialized STEAM Electives include pathways in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, and Digital Art/Video Production.

For more information about the Palm STEAM Academy, including how to apply, please visit the STEAM page listed under the "Programs" tab.

Palm Middle School proudly serves a diverse student population.

Student Group Number Percentage
Socioeconomically Disadvantaged 924 89.2%
Emergent Bilinguals
(English Learners)
130 12.5%
Students with Disabilities 184 17.8%
Students in Foster Care 12 1.1%

*These numbers reflect the 2021-2022 report on Dataquest. DataQuest is the California Department of Education’s web-based data reporting system for publicly reporting information about California students, teachers, and schools. 

Ethnicity Number Percentage
African American 122 11.8%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2 > 1%
Asian 20 2%
Filipino 7 > 1%
Hispanic or Latino 743 71.7%
Pacific Islander 5 > 1%
White 93 9%
Two or More Races 39 3.8%
Not Reported 5 > 1%

*These numbers reflect the 2021-2022 report on Dataquest. DataQuest is the California Department of Education’s web-based data reporting system for publicly reporting information about California students, teachers, and schools.