Palo Alto Middle School

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2301 W Elms Rd

Killeen, TX 76549

(254) 501-1200

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 900

Students Per Teacher: 11

Parent Reviews

26 Parent Reviews for Palo Alto Middle School

I currently go to Palo Alto Middle School. It is a great school! I Get help with all of the things I don't understand, and they always have tutoring open. The sports teams are amazing as well. THE ADMINISTARTION HERE IS JUST FINE COUGH COUGH People writing comments bout it. There is almost no bullying ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 11/23/13

This school is okay besides some of the teachers and administraters. When I am getting bullied or someone is trying to fight me, I go to the a.p's office and Ms.Erskine never does anything to help, she makes It worse. She'll say something like just ignore or If they hit you come to the A.P's office like ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 08/05/13

I am extremely unhappy with this school. Palo Alto's administration is by far the worst! Their bullying policy is not exercised and Mrs. Erskine brushes issues under the rug and the Principal Mr. Widacki never has time to meet with you and they NEVER resolve any issues. You always have to go above ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/26/13

I really would like to give this school a 2.5, I know that sounds silly. My son was homeschooled until his 6th grade year. He was given the standardized test in 2011, 2 weeks prior to school starting. Never having been standardized tested before. He scored on the 10th and 8th grade level. He rarely comes ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/16/13

okay so before i went to PAMS i thought middle school would be terrible but on the first day people were so friendly and i made tons of friends and all the teachers were great. As the school year continued i had only two problems someone stole my binder but it was returned and the other was just two ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 08/09/12

I really do not have anything to say because we are new to this area.

Posted by a other on 07/17/12

Being a military family, and bouncing from school to school... I have to say that the administration, teachers and most importantly - the principal are AMAZING! I have never seen a group of professionals truly care and take a hands on approach to teaching like those at PAMS do. My daughter attended the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/29/12

"Great Teachers and Great Principles " This school works very hard for our students, my son has attended this school for the third year he has worked hard and his teachers have been truly a blessing. Thanks for all the concern, kindness, firmness when needed and just making sure these students are getting ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/27/12

my son went to school there last school year. After only 2 months iwithdrew him from the school. He was bullied so bad that he would come home crying and mad. I tried talking to the school about it but was told if he doesn't say anything nothing can be done. He got sick of it and fought back one day, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/15/11

I love working at PAMS. The kids are wonderful, the fellow teachers make you feel like one of the TEAM and are always friendly and the administrative staff are extremely helpful and available when you need them. I travel from the Round Rock area (60 miles each way) to work at this school because it it ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 08/06/11

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Test scores
Test scores for Palo Alto Middle School

TAKS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Palo Alto Middle School
Killeen Isd
* In 2010-2011, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in reading in grades 3 through 9; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in English language arts in grades 10 and 11; in mathematics in grades 3 through 11; in science in grades 5, 8, 10 and 11; and in social studies in grades 8, 10 and 11. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The grade 11 Exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Killeen schools — Palo Alto Middle School is located at 2301 W Elms Rd, Killeen TX 76549. 2301 W Elms Rd is in the 76549 ZIP code in Killeen, TX The school district for Palo Alto Middle School is the Killeen Isd. Palo Alto Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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