Choice Options in District 2

Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS)  remains committed to the principle that all students deserve an opportunity to participate in rigorous and academically challenging courses and programs. M-DCPS understands that our economic  vitality is largely derived from the productivity of well-trained people and the steady stream of innovations they produce. As we move toward a knowledge-based economy, the District needs to make bold and courageous investments in our intellectual capital. Miami-Dade County Public Schools firmly believes that strong school choice options based on quality thematic offerings will provide students a powerful foundation that will prepare them to thrive and excel in postsecondary education and the workplace.These unique programs of study will prove to be gateways to a productive life and to a positive future for our students.

Included here is a listing of choice program options that are available in your communities in STEM, International Education,Advanced Academics, Career & Technical, as well as visual & Performing Arts. For additional information on any of these programs, please contact each school directly. You may also contact School Choice and Parental Options for additional information on Magnet programs at 305.995.1922, and Advanced Academic Programs for additional information on International Baccalaureate, Cambridge International, AP Capstone, Dual Enrollment, Montessori, and Gifted programs at 305.995.1934 or visit us online at and/or at advanced academic

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2nd Annual Back to School Celebration and Student Talent Contest – A SUCCESS

School Board Vice Chair Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall (D-2) congratulates all of our amazing students who competed at the District 2 Back To School and Talent Contest Celebration. It was a wonderful showcase of the enormous talent we have in our community. Thanks to the Circle of Brotherhood for auditioning our students and hosting the 2nd Annual event at Charles R. Drew K -8 Center. A Special Shout out to UTD for their tremendous support and for serving as judges! 

A Special appreciation to Charles R. Drew K-8 Center Principal Abner, Asst. Principal Chery, and custodians for their continues support.
Have a wonderful Opening Day of School on Monday, August 22, 2016.

District 2 Gives Back – Farm Share Food Distribution at Miami-Dade College North Campus 

Our Farm Share Food Distribution was a tremendous SUCCESS! Thanks to State Senator Rene Garcia, State Representative Cynthia A. Stafford, Mayor Carlos Gimenez, and Miami-Dade College North Campus for co-hosting the August 13th event. A Special thanks to all of our amazing volunteers for giving back to our community!