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6-8
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Atlantic Beach, FL
Students enrolled: 858
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2600 Mayport Road
Atlantic Beach, FL 32233

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(904) 247-5977
(904) 247-5987
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September 04, 2014
If the "review" I just read was in regards to the incident I witnessed in the office earlier in the week I found it very disheartening. Although I am not aware of the circumstances, I found it appalling the way the parent was treated by the Maypot employee. If the parent was treated in such a manner in front of other parents, how are these children being treated. behind closed doors? This is my chids last year at MCSM and I don't recall ever seeing this older woman before.

- submitted by a parent
September 03, 2014
Love this school, however the new (2014-2015) Dean of Students leaves little to be desired. If your looking for help, understanding or compassion with a problem, avoid her at all costs, other than that, love it!

- submitted by a parent
April 30, 2014
I have visited Mayport Middle School several times this year in order to better understand its approach to teaching as a Coastal Science Magnet School. Through my conversations with staff and my observations of student engagement, I have found it to be a wonderful learning facility. It is disheartening that its perception by others is outdated because many in our community are missing out on a real gem !

- submitted by a community member
April 29, 2014
Our local middle school that continues to make changes to achieve academic excellence with our children, and helping those interested in doing well in school to be well.prepared for their high school.years!

- submitted by a parent
February 11, 2014
I really like this school. Need more workshops for parent envolvment. I hope next year is better.

- submitted by a parent
October 29, 2013
Mayport Middle is a amazing school to work with. The teachers are preparing students with real world scientific research experience. Students will be prepared for high school and, more importantly, beyond.

- submitted by a community member
October 28, 2013
Great school with a new and interesting vision. One of very few schools looking at the Maritime sector from both a business and an ecological view.

- submitted by a parent
October 28, 2013
Mayport Coastal Science Middle School is outstanding because of the teachers & their positive attitudes that help students explore, learn and get involved in their school & neighborhood. This academic year witnessed a large growth of students choosing to come to Mayport MS because of it's coastal science program. What I like is the "hands on" approach that permeates the school & immerses the students in a real world education. The students take great pride in working on projects that give back to their community. Ongoing projects: an aquaculture "business" raising marketable fish; raising dune vegetation for transplanting in a Jacksonville Park on the Atlantic Ocean; producing, writing, researching, editing and daily broadcasting of school related videos in-house & on the internet; maintaining and enhancing an on-campus nature trail that circles the school and it's pond. What I am hoping for is more people & businesses to recognize the talent & quality of the education available at Mayport Coastal Science Middle School - Atlantic Bch, FL. I urge citizens to visit the various on-campus events showcasing the talent and "cool" things the students are learning. Go Sharks !!!!

- submitted by a community member
October 27, 2013
I have been associated with Mayport Coastal Sciences Middle School for seven years and I can honestly this is a family and student centered school. It is a richly diverse neighborhood school with a magnet theme. The administrators and staff are committed to making the student's middle school experience safe and academically challenging. The acceleration courses have prepared many of the students for acceptance into the high school AICE, IB, and AVID programs.

- submitted by a community member
October 27, 2013
The best choice I have ever made in regards to my son's education. The coastal science magnet is outstanding. The teachers are dedicated and go above and beyond. The administrative is very supportive and they are truly involved in leading by example. My son has thrived at Mayport Middle School and I am very grateful.

- submitted by a parent
October 22, 2013
The magnet program is phenomenal. We do not live at the beach but selected this school for its magnet program and are very happy with our decision. They have worked hard to make this school the success it has today. The teachers care about student s success and will go the extra mile to offer tutoring, if needed. They have extracurricular programs that fit with the magnet concept. We are very happy with this school.

- submitted by a parent
October 22, 2013
Mayport Middle School is a great school. The Coastal Sciences Magnet program is good for being so new. Middle School is a difficult age to have kids focused on their studies instead of peer pressure and socializing. We had a great experience with teacher and parent communication.

- submitted by a parent
July 12, 2013
I grew up in Mayport then we moved in town. My daughter had the wonderful opportunity of being able to attend the magnet school this year for 6th grade. Of all of the middle schools in Jacksonville, this one is one of the best. My daughter is an average student but was struggling in math during elementary years. She gained confidence and had such wonderfully supportive teachers at Mayport. She enjoyed the double science classes, the facilities are unique and "fun", I like that the 8th graders are segregated to another part of the school. The Shark Bite summer program was an excellent introduction to middle school for 6th graders and I highly encourage them to attend. There are several afterschool programs for enrichment, team sports, and parent involvement opportunities. If you live in Jacksonville or the surrounding area you should always expect "diversity" so no one should be commenting negatively on that. It is what it is in that respect, but this school seems to be very well rounded and has a strong disciplinary program for those who need it. We lived in Arlington and the bus transportation available was a nice bonus although we had some bus "issues". Something to work on.

- submitted by a parent
July 03, 2013
my daughter went there for 6th grade to the coastal science magnate. we got her class schedule and there were coastal science classes on the schedule. then somehow they switched her classes so instead of coastal science classes for the year, she was stuck in "process skills" with children from all ages (some high school age due to failing so much) where she had to endure children fighting around her and using less than good language. The class mostly involved watching movies and playing with legos and clay. She took no coastal science classes. In other classes there was a pre and a post test for each chapter of the book. the pretest was closed book, the post test, open book so the kids would fail the pre and get a high grade on the post. I am assuming this was to boost grades to show how good the teachers were teaching. I also had to call the police for being threatened by another students mother in the office. I am sure there are great things to be said about this school, but i cannot think of any. When we talked to the process skills teacher about the fighting etc. she told us that there was nothing she could do. we pulled her out of the magnate program.

- submitted by a parent
January 19, 2013
Great school with a faculty and staff who care about the achievement of the students. The Coastal Sciences program provides a hands-on approach to learning. Parent are invited to be involved in every activity throughout the building. The communication network is the best I have seen at any school.

- submitted by a parent
August 16, 2012
my son is about to enter the 8th grade at mayport. we have been very pleased with the teachers, administration and curriculum at Mayport. He has been in advanced classes, which is a real PLUS. The size of the school was the main draw for me (much smaller than our neighborhood school) and then the coastal science magnet portion made it a total package. My son has been allowed to truly develop his personality as the teachers know the students as individuals and not just a number in the classroom!

- submitted by a parent
April 21, 2012
I love Mayport Middle, it's very diverse and the environment is safe. My son was there for 2 years and only left because I received new orders. He was in advanced classes and the curriculum is very challenging, and there's a lot of activities after school.

- submitted by a parent
January 14, 2011
I am a little shocked to see Mayport Middle as a 4. Being a military spouse and teacher, this is the best Middle School that I have had experience with. Their transitioning programs for the students are above and beyond expectations. The staff that have been a part of my daughter's learning experience have been outstanding. There is open communication between teacher and parent, as well as guidance and administration. I am thrilled that we have one more year before our next transfer. My son will have the chance to enter sixth grade here at Mayport!

- submitted by a parent
February 14, 2010
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January 11, 2010
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January 03, 2010
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- submitted by a student
December 21, 2009
I love Mayport, and when i complete my final year at this school I will be devastated to have to leave. Great teachers have successfully made my FCAT scores excel. I'm in classes that have between 14 to 21 students in a class, so the teachers are there whenever I need help. There are multiple programs and after-school activities that offer me help with homework or provide me with tutoring. Yes, I wouldn't want to go anywhere else but Mayport Middle School. Go Sharks!

- submitted by a student
November 17, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
no rating September 18, 2009
I love that the Mayport Middle School administration makes themselves available to students and parents, that they listen and are helpful and supportive. I love that there are teachers at Mayport that get my children excited about learning and who encourage them to push themselves, to strive not only to do what is expected, but more. I love that my children look forward to school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 18, 2009
Mayport Middle is the 'diamond in the rough'. I loved working there. From the teachers to the awesome SRO (Officer Catir), Mayport is the best. Go Sharks!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 17, 2009
It is a very caring school that promotes friendship and diversity and actively discourages bullying and snobbishness.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 17, 2009
Great landscaping just outside Mayport Naval Staion Mayport. Great PTA involvement. Always focus on better ways to educate.

- submitted by a community member
September 17, 2009
I am in my 29th year on staff and it is my home away from home with a supportive family atmosphere

- submitted by a community member
no rating September 16, 2009
Our school is a small but close-knit learning community that works very hard to create a safe and positive educational atmosphere for all students who enter our halls.

- submitted by a parent
September 08, 2009
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- submitted by a student
April 06, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
March 09, 2009
My husband, daughter and I really like MMS. It's a relatively small school which makes it a comfortable, manageable community. The teachers and administrators care about the kids. They try so hard to help the kids in many ways. We are glad are daughter goes to MMS.

- submitted by a parent
March 05, 2009
My grandaughter had her choice of Middle Schools and chose Mayprot Middle. I am a member of the PTA and volunteer. The teachers and staff are excelllent and love what they do and pass that onto the kids. It is a wonderful school and she is having a great experience. Thank You Mayprot!

- submitted by a community member
March 02, 2009
Mayport Middle is the perfect choice for our child and for our family. Our principal has high standards and cares about the students, as do the teachers. We are finding it to be a wonderful middle school experience.

- submitted by a parent
March 02, 2009
I have had three children (white, non-navy) go through this school and it has been an EXCELLENT school for my family. My children were accepted into Stanton IB from Mayport and the small class size, beautiful campus and caring, highly prepared teachers are all to their credit. I wish I had more children to send here!

- submitted by a parent
no rating March 02, 2009
As a parent of a student at mayport, I find that it can become something with more parental involvement and I have seen great changes since my son entered Mayport. There is a wonderful PTA and the teachers are so dedicated as a group. I am excited about all the parents getting involved and there is even an opportunity for dads to come and help out!! Interested parents should attend the PTA meetings and check out the website!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating March 02, 2009
Our family is having a VERY positive experience at Mayport Middle School. Our daughter is happy and her grades are the best they have ever been. Thank you to the great teachers and staff of MMS.

- submitted by a parent
March 02, 2009
I have had 2 of my daughters at Mayport Middle school. My oldest is in 9th grade at Fletcher High School this year and is in Ap and honors classes. She is doing wonderfully, her grades are good and she is even participating in school activities. Mayport played a key roll in making sure she was ready for high school! I have another daughter who is in 8th grade at Mayport. She is involved in their pre-AP classes. Both of my daughters love Mayport they have each met some very nice girls to be friends with and i hope they can remain friends with these girls in high school (2 of them are Navy and have to transfer so we will miss them). The teachers and Staff are always welcoming to me when I come to visit or volunteer and i often leave the school with a smile.

- submitted by a parent
no rating March 02, 2009
I have a problem with the negative post from today. I have a 'white non-navy' daughter that attends MMS and is loving every minute of it. She has very diverse friends from MMS just like she will in the world. I have a feeling that the negative post came from a child not a parent and probably one that does not like the discipline that the principle hold the students accountable for.

- submitted by a parent
no rating March 02, 2009
Mayport Middle is a hidden gem at the beaches. My husband and I are professionals and we have checked out all the other schools through Magnet Mania. We chose to send our two children to Mayport because of the academic rigor and it fits our lifestyle. (We were not willing to wake at dawn each day so our children could commute downtown.) We are pleased with the rigor in the curriculum, and the leadership that our new principal (formerly in charge of Fletcher High's AP program) has demonstrated in preparing students for AP courses in high school.

- submitted by a parent
March 01, 2009
not a good school for whites or navy children i dont like this school at all even for my kids send em to fletch middle

- submitted by a parent
December 13, 2008
i'm a 6th grader at maport middle school and i love it except i think we should have a little more time to talk with friends in between classes cause i rarly see any of my friends now and it alsmot feels like they are taking them away from me and if someone is hit first and they have to defend themselves they shouldnt get in trouble

- submitted by a student
no rating October 31, 2008
I am happy with the school so far. I have a grandchild in the 8th grade, and one in the 6th grade. Both girls seem to love school, and both are doing very well. Keep up the Good Work Mayport!

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 30, 2008
I am a student here at Mayport Middle School. I have to say, i think its a good school, and a bad school. I started Last year (7th Grade, 07- 08) and am now attending it for 8th grade. I think that its only a bad school if you talk about people, or if you try and start something with someone. Sure there are fights, but what school doesnt have fights? I was nervous about going there because i attened Landmark Middle School there for 6th grade, and i had many friends, and then we moved to mayport district. But my time at mayport ha been very good. I semi love it. But i highly suggest going to Mayport Middle, its a very good school.

- submitted by a parent
January 22, 2008
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- submitted by a community member
January 16, 2008
As professional parents we want the best educational experience for our children. We have a 6th grader at Mayport Middle and she is excelling academically. With the Magnet Mania, we investigated our options just to be sure of our decision. We learned that the core curriculum at Mayport is the same as at a magnet middle school and they use the exact same text books! Further, the new Mayport principal (a former Fletcher High School vice principal) is adding advanced study classes to the curriculum. We are academically satisfied and believe that attending Mayport is the best lifestyle choice we can make for our children and our family.

- submitted by a parent
December 14, 2007
I love Mayport Middle School! This is my third child to attend Mayport but also I have had several nieces and nephews attend the school as well. My youngest son is in 6th grade and is doing fantastic. He is excelling academically and loves going to school. The smaller class sizes have really been a plus. The teachers are wonderful. There is some-thing available for each child to learn to their potential and beyond. It truly is 'The jewel of the Beaches'.

- submitted by a parent
December 14, 2007
Ive met so many friends and had so many great times. Mayport middle school is the best!

- submitted by a student
no rating November 30, 2007
My 11th grader was ans honor student at Mayport Middle and loved it and all the teachers, she made straight A's while at Mayport Middle and is now in 4 Avanced Placement classes in her high school , still making A's and now her sister is in 6th grade at Mayport MIddle and is in honor classes and making A's and love's the school and teachers. I think Mayport has an excellent staff and they listen to the students and the parents.

- submitted by a parent
November 30, 2007
This school is a hidden gem. The staff and pta have a very welcoming and helpful nature and have made my family feel like we are part of the schools family. I would encourage you to go out of your way to get your child into this school. I can always address issues and get help and clarification at any time. I highly recommend it to anyone that wants their child to get the best education.

- submitted by a parent
no rating November 28, 2007
My 11th grader was a honor student at Mayport Middle and she took alot of great learning and values to Fletcher with her. My other daughter is now a 8th grader there and she loves all her teachers, the sports activities, and the atmosphere. It's a great family to be a part of here at Mayport Middle.

- submitted by a parent
November 28, 2007
We love Mayport! My daughter is a 6th grader and she loves the school and is making lots of new friends. I have been woking in the school as a parent vol. and have found the kids and the teachers very enjoyable. The school is doing a very good job keeping us informed of the happenings around school, by phone, email and their web site www.mayportmiddle.org. If you are looking for a small middle school with a great principal and teachers, you should check out Mayport Middle.

- submitted by a parent
November 28, 2007
My son is in his second year at Mayport Middle. They have an amazing gifted program that he really enjoys. The teachers he has are wonderful teachers and role models. They also have a great band program. It still amazes me how much the kids learn, and how well they play their 'new' instruments in just a few short months under the instruction of our wonderful band teacher.

- submitted by a parent
November 21, 2007
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- submitted by a student
no rating October 15, 2007
I used to go to Mayport and i learned alot. The teacher are amazing and the staff is as great.

- submitted by a community member
June 15, 2007
i dislike this school.Especially the fact that the time we used to have in the morning,walking around the building was taken away,seeing as alot of people needed that time.the teachers make it hard because they make the easiest stuff seem so hard.im just saying mayport needs some improving.

- submitted by a student
April 08, 2007
My son has been attending Mayport Middle School for the last two years and we have been very happy with the school and his academic progress. Unfortunately, this school has not enjoyed a great reputation in the community but everyone I know who has sent their child there has been very satisfied. The school also has a very strong principal and administrative staff.

- submitted by a parent
May 24, 2006
This is a great school that doesn't get tha the credit it derserves.

- submitted by a student
April 06, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
December 09, 2005
This school has really improved over the last year.

- submitted by a parent
June 18, 2005
Administration is poor, lack of disciplinary follow-through.

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February 23, 2005
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August 10, 2004
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- submitted by a student
April 13, 2004
I think that Mayport is a fantastic school. They have challenging advanced classes and some great teachers. My kids have never had a problem there.

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Mayport Middle School
2600 Mayport Road, Atlantic Beach, FL  32233
(904) 247-5977
Last modified Mayport Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Mayport Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 64 reviews. Top