Welcome to Palm Springs Unified!
The Palm Springs Unified School District is proud to be one of the finest of California's school districts. A team of over 2,000 outstanding employees is providing a quality education to students in Cathedral City, Desert Hot Springs, Palm Desert, Palm Springs, Rancho Mirage, Sky Valley, and Thousand Palms some of the fastest growing regions in California.
Currently, PSUSD has sixteen elementary schools, five middle schools, four comprehensive high schools, two continuation high schools, alternative education programs, headstart/state preschools, full-day headstart programs and childcare programs. In striving to meet the needs of a diverse student body, the District provides a wide array of programs, including special education, instruction for English Learners, Tech Prep, athletics, advanced placement, Title I, Career Technical Education (CTE) career pathways and California Partnership Academies (CPA), Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) a 24/7 laptop program, and many other services.
At Palm Springs Unified Schools, we are dedicated to reaching our mission: Students will graduate prepared and motivated to succeed in their choice of career and higher education and to contribute to the common good. We strongly believe that we must work in partnership with the students, parents and community to achieve this mission. After looking into our District, you will understand why we are proud to be members of PSUSD.
All members of Palm Springs Unified School District are united in our commitment to equity. We create deep, meaningful learning opportunities, build professionalism, and engage parents andcommunity, to ensure success for all students. All students graduate with the skills, capacities and confidence needed to succeed in a rapidly changing world.
PSUSD Equity Statement
Palm Springs Unified is committed to an equitable, socially just, and anti-racist educational system that is based on fairness, dignity and democracy in order to foster student success. We serve and honor our diverse student body in regards to ethnicity, language, culture, national origin, socio-economic status, age, physical and mental ability, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious beliefs and family structure. We commit to be an anti-racist and anti-discriminatory learning community that creates safe learning spaces where all students are welcomed, included, and respected. Every student, every day.