Meet the Principal

Principal Melina Quon

Melina Quon -

Welcome to Pioneer!

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

I have seventeen 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” in giving our best effort every day.

At Pioneer we offer:

  • Dual Language Spanish and English Instruction (K-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

  • 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)