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Palm Academy Student Center (TK-8)


Name: Anna De La Rosa
Age: 14 Grade: 8
I chose: Palm Academy
Why? Because I like that the teachers get
to know each student.
Anna says: “I want to travel the world,
learn different recipes and come home
and open a restaurant.” She advises new
students to do their best, test their limits,
and make lots of friends. In addition to
cooking, Anna enjoys playing the piano,
drawing, and swimming.

Palm Academy (TK-8) Palm Academy’s goal is to provide each student with a balanced and integrated educational experience, that will enable learners to leverage their strengths and interests in an ever-changing culture. At Palm Academy, the main focus is to create a safe and nurturing learning environment for all learners. Palm Academy is a community that cares about student’s social and emotional health as well as their academic knowledge. Students are empowered to take an active role in their learning. Students plan projects and develop learning plans according individual goals with the help of each teacher. Teachers utilize community resources, centers, projects, technology, and hands-on experiences to provide students with instruction focusing on authentic learning. Palm Academy applies the Four C’s model which emphasizes critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity.

Springs Charter Schools’ Palm Academy offers a unique small-school environment where everyone knows every student’s name. Projects, core mastery and positive interpersonal skills are the focus of every grade.


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News + AnnouncementsSuperintendent's Blog

June 13, 2017

Palm Academy students grades TK-8 visited the Ocean Institute in Dana Point.

The students learned about the underwater inhabitants that inhabit our oceans, and how to be good stewards of the beach and ocean environment.

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March 10, 2017

Palm Academy Students’ Art Earns Ribbons at the Fair

Forty students from Palm Academy grades pre-K through 4 attended the Riverside County Fair and National Date Festival in Indio; 20 students in grades 2 through 4 from teacher Maureen King’s class entered the Fair’s elementary school art competition. They contributed “expressive line art collages” created with colored pencils or felt pens.

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October 4, 2016

Picture Day Reminder

Reminder: Picture Day is Coming to Our Location!

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September 8, 2016

Palm Academy Offers New Dance Class

Palm Academy is offering a new Zapateado dance class as an extracurricular activity for its students. 

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Indio, CA 92201

P O Box 1466
Indio, CA 92202

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Hours of Operation

Office Hours:
Monday through Friday from
7:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Our tours are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. or by appointment.

September  2017
  • Holiday-No School
    Starts: September 4, 2017 - 8:00 am
    Ends: 4:30 pm
  • Minimum Day
    Starts: September 6, 2017 - 8:00 am
    Ends: 12:00 pm
  • Back to School Night!
    Starts: September 12, 2017 - 4:00 pm
    Ends: 5:00 pm
  • Minimum Day
    Starts: September 13, 2017 - 8:00 am
    Ends: 12:00 pm
  • Home Study Day
    Starts: September 18, 2017 - 8:00 am
    Ends: 2:30 pm
  • Minimum Day
    Starts: September 20, 2017 - 8:00 am
    Ends: 12:00 pm
  • Vision and Hearing Testing (1st, 5th and 8th Grade)
    September 21, 2017 - (All Day Event)
  • Minimum Day
    Starts: September 27, 2017 - 8:00 am
    Ends: 12:00 pm

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