My daughter just graduated and received an excellent education at Palmer High School! Lots of opportunities at this school, and programs to fit all kinds of kids!
My son is a freshman, and enjoys Palmer very much, He is actually happy to go to school. His teachers are great at getting him interested.
I'm a Freshman this year, and Palmer is making it a really fun year for us! Link Crew is amazing and the upper classmen are really supportive. Teachers are fun, which makes learning easier and time flies by. The only negative i can think of is the druggies at Acacia Park, but you just have to know who to hang around and who not to hang around. And athletes need some serious help. But other then that, Palmer is a great High School! I can't wait to spend the next 4 years here! :)
Excellent academic training and a social climate where the kids all seem to get along well!
Palmer has an excellent faculty who genuinely care about their students and an environment in which kids feel safe, welcome and like they belong. Without that combination, I never would have developed the educational foundation, community involvement and self-confidence that has carried me through college. I am so proud to be a Palmer alumni.
The academic programs are strong, especially with the International Baccalaureate program. There isn't too much in terms of art, but there are acceptable programs for sports, and there are quite a few extracurricular activities. Parents typically don't seem to be too involved, although some are.
I'm enrolled in the PHS IB Programme and that's the only reason why I go there. I don't like some of the teachers that are selected for this programme because several do not teach the curriculum well enough for the students to understand it - however, there isn't much to do because there are specific qualifications for a teacher to become an IB teacher. At times I feel TOO safe because now we have gates - they prevent the defacement of the school, but I never noticed the defacement beforehand, anyway. However, I guess more security is better than none. The discipline isn't strict enough because we can get away with skipping and a lot of the teachers tolerate frequent tardiness. All in all, PHS is a great school and I love that we have the opportunity to eat lunch off campus!
My daughter has done amazingly at Palmer High School. There is an amazing amount of diversity at the school, that there is very little if any discrimination going on at the school.
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