Paulding Middle School is a learning facility that provides a range of educational services for students in grades seven and eight. Its academic curriculum includes language arts, math, science and social studies. The school also provides special education programs for gifted and talented students. Paulding Middle School s extracurricular activities include band, music, art and drama. In addition, it operates a homework club and library and media center. The school organizes basketball, volleyball, cross-country, and track and field tournaments. Paulding Middle School offers an advisory program, as well as operates a parent-teacher-student association and school site council. It is a part of the Lucia Mar Unified School District.