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About This School

Colony Middle School is a public middle school in Palmer. 624 students attend Colony Middle School and identify primarily as Native American or Native Alaskan; White, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 25% of the 624 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Colony Middle School is 18:1. Valley 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

    • Arabic
    • Cantonese
    • French
    • German
    • Italian
    • Japanese
    • Korean
    • Latin
    • Mandarin
    • Russian
    • Spanish
    • Tagalog
  • Sports

    • Badminton
    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Cross country
    • Fencing
    • Football
    • Gymnastics
    • Martial arts self defense
    • P.E. classes
    • Rock climbing
    • Rugby
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    • Track
    • Volleyball
    • Water polo
    • Wrestling
    • Yoga

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Native American or Native Alaskan 9% 11%
White, non-Hispanic 83% 80%
Multiracial 4% 3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 1%
Asian 2% %
Black, non-Hispanic 1% 1%
Hispanic 1% 2%
Pacific Islander 0.3% 0.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.3% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 25% 30%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    excellent teaching staff. many extracurricular activities to choose from The activities are or such great variety that any student should be ablt to enjoy one or more. The thing lacking is the ability to steer students toward better social behavior. Dress codes and stricter supervision on appropriate conduct on school property would make a great difference. This also includes themes picked for socials and balls and movies seen books read. They could greatly increase the opportunities to teach and inspire the students toward possitive behavior and thought patterns. We love the school overall and are very pleased to have our child atttend.

  • (5 years ago)

    I really like this school that is CMS but the problem is that it gives way too much homework. I never get the chance to have social life with my friends! - Alissa Engman

  • (5 years ago)

    The school is good. The food is good the teachers are asowome espically the 6th grade arctic dragons team and most of the people are wierd but i will always have colony pride valley wide

  • (6 years ago)

    this school is bad mean people but kool teacher not a all good princble either.

  • (6 years ago)

    this is the best school ever. It is fun but you learn alot to

  • (7 years ago)

    This school is great an inside source I will tell you that the food is great the teachers are fun and individuals are okay even though lots of the people are preps and snobs there are other people too that except you for who you are. This middle school is great! I love it here and it is great to know that I can be excepted for who I am.

  • (8 years ago)

    I had a great time at this school. The teachers were great and they had lots of extracurricular activities.

  • (8 years ago)

    Parent involvement is not encouraged. Make Your Day Program is disliked by students most consider it a 'joke'. Staff support of substitute teachers is often non-existant. Principal is not very observant and very much out of touch with what's happening in the school.

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