Principal's Message

  • Welcome from Payette Lakes Middle School!

    As the Principal of Payette Lakes Middle School, it is my pleasure to welcome everyone to the 2021/2022 school year.  I am honored to serve as Principal and it is a privilege to be part of a community where parents, teachers and students care for each other and strive to build positive relationships that support strong academic and social growth. I rely on open communication and feedback to build the best learning environment possible. Please do not hesitate to contact me at 208-634-5994 or at with any comments, questions or concerns.  I look forward to working with all of you. 

    Nestled in the heart of Valley County, Payette Lakes Middle School serves approximately 350 students in 6th, 7th and 8th grade. Payette Lakes Middle School has an exceptionally committed and professional staff. We also have a wide variety of classes, programs and sports offered for your child.  Payette Lakes Middle School understands the importance of addressing the intellectual, developmental, and social needs of our students to ensure individual success and high achievement. 

    We invite you to experience Payette Lakes Middle School, we know you'll love it!

    Please call the school at 208-634-5994 to volunteer to help at our school, or if you would like to help with our Parent Advisory.

    I am looking forward to a great 2020/2021 school year.

    Jake Olson