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.
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PDCMS named California Gold Ribbon School for 2017
 Honor Roll school for the 2016 California Honor Roll!

Principal Sallie Fraser accepts Gold Ribbon Plaque
from Chris Renn of California Casualty, Sponsor
The Gold Ribbon award recognizes California schools that have made exceptional gains 
in implementing the academic content and performance standards adopted by the
State Board of Education for all students, including English learners.

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CLICK HERE to read Principal Fraser's message
and news about the 2017-2018 School Year!
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CLICK HERE for the 2017-2018 
School Year Calendar

Certificated and Classified Employees of the Year!  
 Irene Taylor, Clarissa Guerrero, Alfredo Ruiz

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The PDCMS Office is now CLOSED and will re-open on August 11th.

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

CLICK HERE for the 2017-2018 School Year Calendar

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

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

We are currently accepting waiting list applications for the 2017-2018 School Year.  All applications must be hand-delivered to the PDCMS office.  CLICK HERE FOR THE 2017-2018 PDCMS APPLICATION

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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.

Need more uniforms? Purchase them online at NORMANS  Use code #74200

Wondering which school is nearest to your residence?
Click here to find out  Please note: effective 2016-2017 School Year, PDCMS has a "Preference Area" only.  All residents must apply to attend PDCMS.  Attendance is subject to availability.

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.
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 

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.

Links for PDCMS statistics and reports are below:

Students aren't the only ones to receive report cards. CLICK HERE for the PDCMS School Accountability Report Card!

Click here for the PDCMS Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) Annual Report 

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