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About This School

Palisades Middle School is a public middle school in Nockamixon Township. The principal of Palisades Middle School is Mr Edward Baumgartner. 431 children attend Palisades Middle School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 17% of the 431 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Palisades Middle School is 13:1. Lahay Christian School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Ceramics sculpture
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
    • Photography
    • Theater drama
    • Video film production
  • Languages Taught

    • French
    • German
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Cross country
    • Field hockey
    • Football
    • Gymnastics
    • Lacrosse
    • Martial arts self defense
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    • Track
    • Volleyball
    • Wrestling
    • Yoga

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 95% 97%
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 0.7%
Hispanic 1% 0.8%
Multiracial 0.9% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.8% 1.0%
Asian 0.7% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 17% 10%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (3 years ago)

    There are very few good teachers in this school who have the patience and understanding needed to help educate kids with special needs. It's very obvious that some of them do not even read the child's IEP. My child's self esteem plummeted and I had many arguments with the administration about how some of the mainstreamed staff dealt with my child. My child was treated like a bad and lazy kid. In return my child became very depressed hated school. Not until moving into a new district did I realize how poorly PALMS handled my childs situation. My child has made a complete turn around since leaving a totally different kid. I DO however need to say that they have the best History teacher I have ever known. My child has grown to excel in history because of this teachers positive influence. There's not many like Mr. V.

  • (4 years ago)

    Excellent arts program that enhances a very good academic experience. The school's guidance counselor is wonderful and the principal and vice principal know all the children by first name. We moved here for the school district and have not been disappointed.

  • (6 years ago)

    Caring administration with roots in the community. Exemplary Superintendent of Schools is a guiding light!

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