A Gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height, blazoned "Or, a Palo Verde tree Vert transfluent of three bars wavy Azure, entoured by two garlands with stems crossed in base as the field." Arched to base a scroll of the second inscribed "PALO VERDE H.S." in base metal Gold letters.
Green, gold, red and gray are the school colors. The garlands symbolize achievement and honor. The tree is a Palo Verde, which indicates the geographic locale. The three wavy bars stand for scholarship, sportsmanship and citizenship, while at the same time nourishes the tree.
The shoulder loop insignia was approved on 26 March 2003.