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Twentynine Palms Junior High School
Mission & Vision Statements
Mission: The TPJHS staff will assure high levels of learning for all students in a safe and welcoming environment. These efforts are attained through building authentic relationships and providing instruction that prepares students for their future educational and professional endeavors.
Vision: To promote individual growth by providing students an oasis of opportunities, creating pathways for personal achievement.
***Based on the current guidelines for opening schools due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some of the following may be suspended or altered for as long as deemed necessary for health and safety reasons. Information on procedures and practices that have been temporarily revised will be communicated to students and parents through supplemental documents***   
TPJHS Block Schedule

TPJHS runs on a 4x4 block bell schedule (with an additional 8 period day). Students are assigned 8 classes that are attended on alternating days. Periods 1-4 are on "A-days", Periods 5-8 are on "B-days", and all periods normally meet once a week on "C-days".

All students are assigned the core classes of language arts, math, science, and social studies & a physical education class. Depending on academic need, student will be afforded three elective courses for both enrichment and remediation.

  • Twentynine Palms Junior High School is a two-year (7th & 8th Grade) comprehensive junior high school.
  • TPJHS is uniquely located in the Mojave Desert between a military base (Marine Corp Air Ground Combat Center, 29 Palms) and a national park (Joshua Tree National Park). The proximity to these entities provides TPJHS with many opportunities and a diverse population.
  • Copper Mountain Community College is located 10 miles to the west and is actively involved with TPJHS.
  • TPJHS is located within a short drive of San Bernardino Mountains (Big Bear City), Palms Springs & the Aerial Tramway and the Salton Sea.
  • We are located within a 3 hour ride to the Pacific Ocean (Los Angeles & San Diego), the Colorado River & Lakes and Las Vegas!
  • The TPJHS campus was originally the 29 Palms High School and still houses the 29 Palms High School football & soccer stadium.
  • TPJHS is located next to Twentynine Palms Elementary School, Luckie Park, and the Morongo Unified School District offices.
  • TPJHS has access to the Luckie Park swimming pool, baseball diamonds and picnic areas.
  • Many of our students participate in 29 Palms Park & Recreation activities (martial arts, dance, sports, etc.)
  • TPJHS fields boys & girls sports teams in football, volleyball, basketball, soccer, softball and baseball.
  • It can get hot...and cold! Temperatures reach 100+ °F (38 °C) on 90 days, 90-100°F (32 °C) on 155 days, and the freezing mark on 24 nights annually.
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After-School Activites

When: Wednesdays & Thursdays from Mid-September to Mid-May.

Time: 2:00-3:30 (Busses are available)

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PO Box 1209, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
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