Palmer Middle School

690 North Booth Road | Kennesaw, GA 30144 | 770-591-5020

All About Palmer


Jewel Booth Palmer Middle School, which opened August 13, 2001, is located in the north central area of Cobb County, Georgia. The school is dedicated to the memory of Jewel Palmer, one of the finest educators to serve in the state of Georgia. Committed, passsionate, and courageous are the words most commonly used when referring to Jewel Palmer. Her commitment to education inspired her to be an advocate for students and teachers.

Jewel Palmer's commitment to the teaching profession and contributions to the Cobb County School District will long be remembered. Her heritage continues to thrive in our commitment to the development of the total student. The Palmer Middle School staff has embraced her legacy of tireless devotion to educational achievement and innovative teaching approaches.

Vision and Mission Statement

"Our vision for Palmer Middle School is to increase learning to ensure all students are high school, college, and career ready."

The mission of Palmer Middle School is to empower ALL students for success.

The following statements we believe to be true about Palmer Middle School and our mission as educators:

  • Student achievement is the primary focus of all school decisions.
  • All students can learn.
  • Students need to be actively involved in problem solving and producing quality work.
  • Curriculum and instructional practices should incorporate a variety of learning activities.
  • Each student is a unique and valued individual.
  • A safe and nurturing environment promotes learning.
  • Staff, students, parents, and the community share the responsibility for advancing our school's mission.

Palmer Middle School is located in beautiful Kennesaw, Georgia and houses approximately 1000 students in grades six through eight. Open since 2001, Palmer continues to make Annual Yearly Progress (AYP) and prides itself on its many recognitions and accomplishments, such as:

  • Advanced Placement Certified School
  • AVID National Certified School
  • Project Citizen Winner, 2006-2009