PALM DESERT CHARTER MIDDLE SCHOOL

Go back
74200 RUTLEDGE WAY
PALM DESERT, CA 92260
Visit this school's website
Phone: 760-862-4320
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 8
  • Educational Climate: Average
  • Technology Measure: Medium-high
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 6th Grade - 8th Grade
  • District: Desert Sands Unified School District
  • Students/Teacher: 23:1
  • Students/Grade: 446.3
  • Number Students: 1339
  • Number Teachers: 58
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 5355
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Ms Sallie Fraser
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (41 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (29 Reviews)
    Page 1 of 6
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-04-30
    "One word "awsome" my 6th grade daughter transferred from another school to PDCMS and she is loving every day. She is doing 100% better and her grades are way up! Thanks PDCMS. GO PANTHERS!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-04-27
    "my daughter is finishing up 7th grade and I feel that the school is very safe first and foremost. I think some of the teachers are lazy when it comes to posting assignments into home access. One in particular talks about subject matters that have nothing to do with his class and I feel are inappropriate. He is also one of those teachers who seems to care more about dress code than teaching his class. We had also had to deal with a PE teacher who belittled my daughter in front of the entire class on the quality of her science project. She was so mean in fact that I did go to the principal and the teacher had to apologize to my child. It was quite unbelievable that a teacher would do such a thing to a kid. As a charter school it's a 3 at best. Kids are ok at this school and yes it has it's clicks but what school doesn't."
    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-08-01
    "I hope to see more comments and review for this school. My child is suppose to attend this school next year (2014-2015). Please provide your feedback. Much appreciated! ~ Future attending parent"
    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-07-07
    "This school is terrible. Some of the teachers don't even grade the assignments and just leave it there gathering dust for a long time."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2012-02-06
    "We have a 6th grader at PDCMS. We've found the school to be very good in many ways. The teachers are great, most will take extra time during lunch or after school to help. The frustrations with the school have been: 1. Our student had a serious illness that made him miss about two weeks of school. Even though he had a Dr. note we still got a letter home stating that any more missed school will not be excused without a Dr. note every time. It would have been nice to be contacted by the school prior to getting the letter. This brings me to my 2nd complaint. There is not sufficient office staff. Unless you are able to do everything online, you'll have a very hard time communicating with the school."
    Page 1 of 6
    Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2014 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.
    C21 Properties In this Area C21 Offices Serving this Area C21 Agents Serving this Area
    View Agents
    TOM ROBERTS
    CENTURY 21 O.M.A.
    949.­492.5313
    229 Avenida Del Mar
    San Clemente, CA 92672
    Cheryl Carrera
    CENTURY 21 Award
    949.­480.5200
    22342 Avenida Empresa
    Suite 155
    Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
    Shelly Calderon
    CENTURY 21 Award
    949.­480.5200
    22342 Avenida Empresa
    Suite 155
    Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
    Kim Cashman
    CENTURY 21 Award
    949.­933.5779
    22342 Avenida Empresa
    Suite 155
    Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
    Nancy McCracken
    CENTURY 21 Award
    949.­480.5200
    22342 Avenida Empresa
    Suite 155
    Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
    Brenda Granado
    CENTURY 21 Lois Lauer Realty
    909.­748.7000
    1998 Orange Tree Lane
    Redlands, CA 92374
    KELLY GALVIN
    CENTURY 21 O.M.A.
    949.­492.5413
    229 Avenida Del Mar
    San Clemente, CA 92672
    Gilda Erin
    CENTURY 21 Masters
    909.­595.6697
    480 West Rowland Street
    Covina, CA 91723
    Corey Reels
    CENTURY 21 Union Realty Co., Inc.
    310.­371.6330
    23900 Hawthorne Blvd.
    Suite 200
    Torrance, CA 90505
    DONNA FINNEY
    CENTURY 21 O.M.A.
    949.­697.2564
    229 Avenida Del Mar
    San Clemente, CA 92672
    Diane Hodson
    CENTURY 21 Award
    949.­480.5200
    22342 Avenida Empresa
    Suite 155
    Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
    Todd Ridgway
    CENTURY 21 Lois Lauer Realty
    909.­748.7000
    1998 Orange Tree Lane
    Redlands, CA 92374
    Devendra Shah
    CENTURY 21 Union Realty Co., Inc.
    310.­978.2121
    23900 Hawthorne Blvd.
    Suite 200
    Torrance, CA 90505
    Martin Alon
    CENTURY 21 Village Realty
    626.­355.1451
    38 West Sierra Madre Blvd.
    Sierra Madre, CA 91024
    Elizabeth Healy-Morrow
    CENTURY 21 Lois Lauer Realty
    909.­748.7000
    1998 Orange Tree Lane
    Redlands, CA 92374
    Kiyoe Macdonald
    CENTURY 21 Award
    949.­480.5200
    22342 Avenida Empresa
    Suite 155
    Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
    Danelia Briones
    CENTURY 21 Union Realty Co., Inc.
    310.­371.6330
    23900 Hawthorne Blvd.
    Suite 200
    Torrance, CA 90505
    Judy Anne James
    CENTURY 21 Lois Lauer Realty
    909.­748.7000
    1998 Orange Tree Lane
    Redlands, CA 92374
    Linda Ramirez
    CENTURY 21 Lois Lauer Realty
    909.­748.7000
    1998 Orange Tree Lane
    Redlands, CA 92374
    Elton Lewis
    CENTURY 21 Union Realty Co., Inc.
    310.­371.6330
    23900 Hawthorne Blvd.
    Suite 200
    Torrance, CA 90505
    WYNN WEAVER
    CENTURY 21 O.M.A.
    949.­230.3840
    229 Avenida Del Mar
    San Clemente, CA 92672
    Jeffrey Smothers
    CENTURY 21 Lois Lauer Realty
    909.­748.7000
    1998 Orange Tree Lane
    Redlands, CA 92374
    Gary Hawthorne
    CENTURY 21 Village Realty
    626.­355.1451
    38 West Sierra Madre Blvd.
    Sierra Madre, CA 91024
    Steven Hatzias
    CENTURY 21 Union Realty Co., Inc.
    310.­316.0909
    23900 Hawthorne Blvd.
    Suite 200
    Torrance, CA 90505