Edwin Markham Middle School serves more than 300 students in grades six through eight. It operates a school site council and parents club, as well as conducts field trips, dance competitions, back-to-school nights and open house competition. Edwin Markham Middle School organizes parent-teacher conferences that assist and encourage parental involvement in the education of their children. The school features a media center that houses several books for a variety of leisure reading and research purposes. Additionally, it provides an accelerated reader program. Edwin Markham Middle School is governed by the Placerville Union School District and is located in Placerville, Calif.