Palm Desert Charter Middle School Mission Statement:
The community of Palm Desert Charter Middle School collaborates to provide a safe nurturing environment 
in which students pursue academic excellence, environmental stewardship and social accountability as global citizens.

Last Week for Norman's Uniforms!
Their temporary location is: 
72680 Dinah Shore Drive, Suite #3, Palm Desert
Located in the Costco Center 
Monterey Ave and Dinah Shore Dr
(next door to Ethan Allen Furniture Store)

Thursday, August 25 - Saturday, August 27
Store Hours 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover Card, and cash.  No personal checks.
Or, you may purchase uniforms online at NORMANS  Use code #74200

2016-2017 PDCMS School Year Calendar.

Be a Panther Volunteer! CLICK HERE for the online application.  Please note, the volunteer application process can take up to 4 weeks so please apply ASAP.

Palm Desert Charter Middle School
named "Honor Roll School" 
for the 2015 California Honor Roll; presented by Educational Results Partnership (ERP) and the Campaign for Business and Education Excellence (CBEE).

Teachers and Classified Employee of the Year!  
What would you do if a natural disaster strikes during school hours?
Click here for the PDCMS Emergency Plan procedures and links to be prepared 


The PDCMS Office is open Mon-Fri (except holidays): 7:30am - 4:00pm 

School Hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri: 8:10am - 2:44pm                                                     Wednesdays: 8:10am - 1:49pm

Click here for the PDCMS Bell Schedules

School Office Hours Monday-Friday:

7:30am - 4:00pm (Closed on non-school days)
Phone: 760-862-4320   Fax: 760-862-4327
Attendance Hotline: 760-862-4320 x1

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  Did you know there is a direct correlation between good attendance and student achievement?  Students should attend school, on time, every day but when your child is sick, please call the PDCMS Attendance Hotline ASAP: 760-862-4320 x1.  The Hotline is available 24 hour a day.

New Student Registration
Mon - Fri 9am-11am & 1pm-3pm 

Click here for the 2016-2017 PDCMS Application
(There are currently no openings for 2016-2017. New applications will be wait-listed.)

Wondering which school is nearest to your residence?
Click here to find out 

IMPORTANT! Students entering 7th Grade MUST have the T-Dap immunization booster before starting school. 
Click here for complete details in English & Spanish

Image result for happy birthday imagesWish a student or teacher a Happy Birthday on our new marquee!   It can also be heard in the morning announcements.


Please note, the volunteer application process can take up to 4 weeks so please apply ASAP.

You must live more than 3 miles from PDCMS and reside in the PDCMS boundary to ride the bus. To determine the distance, use the "walking man" icon on Google Maps.

Deposit to your student's cafeteria account online:
Breakfast: $1.75 
Lunch $2.75
Milk: $.50 Juice: $.50 
Beginning August 1st, you may apply for the meal program online.  Click Here for the Application