Pacific Beach

Middle School

An International Baccalaureate World School

PB Middle International Baccalaureate World School...How We Ride the Wave of Excellence!
Snapshots of Past Celebrations on our Journey Toward Excellence  -  Never "There" But Always Striving
Sample Testimonials
"What a rich, caring environment..." from Rockridge Middle, Vancouver, B.C.

“Dear Mrs. Meng, Our family just wanted to say thanks to you and all the great faculty and staff involved in last night's Math and Science Night and today's awards ceremony.  We have been very impressed with our experience at PBMS and appreciate all the hard work that goes into making it such a great school." - PB Middle family

Sample Awards and Distinctions
  • California IB Spotlight School: California Association of IB World School  
  • California IB Teacher of the Year: Language A English: Mrs. Lindsay-Dial
  • California IB Teacher of the Year: Mathematics: Mr. Sloan
  • California IBTeacher of the Year: Physical and Health Education: Ms. Martinez (on year leave)
  • California IB Student of the Year: Miss Hannah Bloom (now at MBHS)
  • California IB Teacher Training Award: Mr. Booz & Mr. Remillard (now at MBHS)
  • Governor's Award for Excellence in Physical Education: Mr. Gildehaus
  • National Board Certification: Ms. Hensen & Ms. Martinez (on year leave)
  • California Coaches Association Middle School Coach of the Year: Mr. Gildehaus
  • Runner-up: SDUSD Middle School Educator of the Year: Mr. Gildehaus
  • NBC Inspirational Teacher of the Month: Mrs. Weinheimer
  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Award: Outstanding Adult Empowering Youth in Service: Mrs. Sims
  • Gold and Silver at the Orange County Music Forum: Mr. O'Donnell's students
  • PB Middle IB Service Record…14,000 Hours of Service for 2011-2012
  • International Baccalaureate Academy Graduates: Mrs. Sims, Mrs. Lindsay-Dial
    (past IB Academy Graduates who have been promoted or on leave:  Mr. Remillard (MBHS), Ms. Martinez (on year leave), Ms. Rosas (Lincoln High School), Erin Knight (IB Coordinator SD High Cluster PYP)