Palmer Junior Middle School enrolls students in grades six and eight. The school provides a variety of academic programs in language arts, science, social studies and mathematics. It also offers speech therapy and psychological counseling services. Palmer Junior Middle School provides classes in music, art, physical education, and family and consumer science. The school offers special education classes and food services. It additionally maintains a parent-teacher organization that hosts a range of social and fundraising events. Palmer Junior Middle School features a library that stocks several dictionaries, encyclopedias and other study materials. The school operates a chorus group, band, and chess and craft clubs. It organizes book fairs and conducts geography bee competitions. Palmer Junior Middle School is governed by the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District, which administers elementary, middle and high schools.