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About Us

The mission of Paulding is to engage, challenge and inspire our students by creating dynamic learning experiences that prepare them to be successful citizens. Paulding Middle School was recognized as a California Distinguished School in 2019. The school is divided into two seventh-grade teams and two eighth-grade teams that handle the current population of 540 students. Paulding uses and promotes positive praise for students and provides multiple incentives to reward students. Paulding is a great place to be.



Request to Speak to a Counselor

If a concern for a student arises or if you would like counseling support, please fill out the Request to Speak to a Counselor form by clicking on the title above.

Tour the School

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Paulding received the 2019 California Distinguished School Award from the California Dept of Education. 162 middle and high schools in the state were awarded this year. Schools were awarded for achieving exceptional student performance for two consecutive school years. Click on the title above to see the press release. Way to to Paulding Teachers, Students and Staff!!!!

School Boundaries

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Our Kids First

Governed by a seven member Board of Education, Lucia Mar proudly educates more than 10,000 students who attend Lucia Mar’s eleven elementary schools, three middle schools, three comprehensive high schools, one continuation high school, one independent student study school, and one adult education program. Ongoing partnerships with community colleges, state universities, and local businesses also provide an important role in educational improvement.