Welcome to La Quinta Middle School-Home of the Bulldogs!! We hope that you find the information contained within helpful as you discover more about what makes our school and the students who attend special. We have a population of just over 540 students and are comprised of 6th, 7th, and 8th graders. School is in session from 7:30-1:47 daily, except for Tuesdays when students are dismissed at 12:48.  New to our schedule is a six-period day in order to increase instruction time for the new common core state standards.


  • The emergency card, transportation card, technology agreement, school compact and other important student/parent information must be signed and returned to your child's 2nd period teacher by Friday, September 5th.
  • Drop off area is in the Truman Elementary parking lot.
  • LQMS newsletters will be provided to students and parents monthly and will also be available on our website.
  • If you are interested in joining the School Site Council, English Learner Advisory Committee, or volunteering  in any other capacity, please notify the administrative assistant, at (760) 777-4220.