Meet the Principal

Melina Quon -

Welcome to Pioneer!

My name is Melina Quon. I am the proud principal of Pioneer Elementary School.

I have nineteen years experience in the educational setting. I have a Multiple Subject teaching credential and Master’s in Educational Leadership through California State University, San Marcos. I am excited to start another great year here at Pioneer! Our Pumas are College Bound! We believe in “No Excuses” and in giving our best effort every day.

At Pioneer we offer:

  • Dual Language Spanish and English Instruction (TK-5th)

  • STREAM (Science, Technology, Robotics, Engineering, Arts, and Math Coding K-5th grade, Robotics Club 3rd-5th grade, Anytime After School Tutoring and Enrichment, PTA Popup Art, Ballet Folklorico dance, PE Teacher, and Band for 3rd-5th & Music K-3rd

  • Leadership Opportunities for Students: Yearbook committee, Peace Patrol, Ambassadors, and Student Safety Patrol

  • Field Trips (2 per grade level) & PTA sponsored Events and Assemblies

  • My Story-California Center for the Arts, Escondido, CT Quest Science, San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy, A Step Beyond partnership with the community and Palomar Family YMCA Legions program (Before and after school care)