Howard D. McMillan Middle School, located in West Kendall, educates students in grades 6 through 8. Our vision is to increase student achievement, college and career readiness to a globally competitive level through innovative, rigorous curricula utilizing Cambridge Frameworks, Robotics and Medical Magnet programs. We provide advanced academics in the core content areas where students are given the opportunity to earn high school credits in Algebra 1, Geometry, Biology and Physical Science. In addition, we have a full time gifted program in Language Arts, Math, Science and Social Studies with a gifted resource elective.
Through a variety of course offerings and a hands on approach to learning, our students excel as evidenced by our school’s numerous awards and recognitions. Howard D. McMillan Middle is a school of excellence with a Florida School Grade designation as an “A” school for many years. In addition, we have received the Magnet Schools of America, Merit Awards of Distinction and Excellence which places us in the top 1% of all Magnet Schools in the Nation. We are also recognized as an ECTAC Title 1 School of Excellence exceeding expectations in improving student achievement based on the Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) results. We are a Certified Silver STEM Designation School. Howard D. McMillan offers two magnet programs in Cambridge Robotics and Technology Engineering and in Cambridge Medical and Health Sciences.
Howard D. McMillan Middle School will provide a safe, caring and enjoyable environment here students will become independent, productive, compassionate, and responsible citizens in a global society.
Howard D. McMillan Middle School, through collaboration and participation with parents and the community, will provide exceptional educational opportunities by addressing the unique needs of all students of our multicultural community. The school will use a data-driven instruction to promote and motivate students in an intellectually and technologically rich environment, preparing them to meet the challenges of the future.
Our Core Values
Howard D. McMillan Middle School will uphold integrity, honesty, respect, perseverance, fairness, and other characteristics of civility which provide the foundation for cohesive human interactions.