Welcome to Palo Verde Middle School!

The Home of Panther Pride!
About Palo Verde Middle School
All schools in the Washington Elementary School District are committed to achieving excellence for every child, every day, every opportunity. Palo Verde Middle School provides an exemplary middle school education for students with diverse needs and abilities. Eight academic teams provide specific instruction in the core academic areas. In addition, a variety of elective classes are offered. The school also offers gifted/accelerated classes for advanced students. Special needs classes for students with learning disabilities, mental handicaps, emotional challenges and language disabilities are also available. The staff is committed to providing the most effective education for academic, social and behavioral goals that stress accountability and responsibility for middle school-aged students. Palo Verde's curriculum is fully aligned with the Arizona State Standards. Art, music and PE are provided for all grade levels.

Our School's Mission
The mission of Palo Verde is to promote a partnership with parents and the community to empower all students to develop a responsibility to acquire knowledge by promoting academic excellence and the use of technology in a positive climate with dignity and respect for diversity. Summarized, this mission can be thought of as: Technology, Excellence, Achievement, Membership for all, Safety.

Recent Announcements

  • Quarter 1 Parent/Teacher Conferences We are looking forward to our Parent/Teacher Conferences on Tuesday, October 27th and Wednesday, October 28th. See our attached flyer for more information.
    Posted Oct 5, 2015, 5:15 PM by Holly Weiner
  • Student Awarded for Artistry Jennifer G., a current 8th grade student, won 1st place in the 2014-2015 Arizona State Attorney General's Office "Why Should I Care about Elderly Abuse?" Poster Contest.  
    Posted Sep 24, 2015, 11:15 AM by DONALD MADISON
  • Like WESDSchools on Facebook Have you liked the WESD on Facebook? Help us reach our goal of 5,000 likes! Find us at WESDSchools, where you can read about the great things that happen ...
    Posted Aug 11, 2015, 2:39 PM by PAMELA HORTON
  • Campus Beautification Day Thank you Urban Plunge for hosting our upcoming campus beautification day on September 19th from 8am-12pm. This is a community event to help beautify the campus at Palo Verde ...
    Posted Sep 4, 2015, 11:53 AM by Holly Weiner
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