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4608 Legendary Marina Dr

Destin, FL 32541

(850) 833-7655

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 600

Students Per Teacher: 17

Parent Reviews

10 Parent Reviews for Destin Middle School

Destin Middle School is open-minded in trying new things on a tight budget.

Posted by a parent on 05/21/10

Dont listen to all the bad comments destin middle school is a very good public school with great teachers.

Posted by a student on 04/19/10

This school seems like an expensive private school in that it offers a high quality education in a smaller, protected environment. Peers are offspring of mostly professionals who have instilled a few manners, so delinquency issues are practically nonexistent. Don't believe any rumors about snobbery. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/08/09

You couldn't find a better middle school than Destin Middle! Awesome, caring and dedicated teachers and staff and a principal that we will miss since this is Mr. Britt's last year at the school. Opportunities abound in this school and academics are challenging but definitely worthwhile for the students. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/08/08

Destin middle was a wonderful school! I had been to many other schools, but this one was the best! The teachers are very helpful and the principal is very on top of the things that go on at the school. I would highly reccomend this school.

Posted by a student on 08/23/08

I am extremly disappointed w/DMS. The core classes are good for Florida standard but they do teach to the FCAT rather than to what will be taught in the next grade for that subject.

Posted by a parent on 12/10/06

Our daughter is a student at DMS. This is a great school. We are extremely pleased with the quality of the academics, the teachers, and the staff. The teachers are open and willing to work with the kids to help them achieve. The band program is very strong and the band director does a super job with ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/23/06

Our child attends DMS. The teachers are accessible and caring, the staff is on top of the game, and the opportunities are excellent. The band director is super and does an excellent job with the kids! Academics are strong and there is tutoring available. The teachers really want the kids to succeed. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/19/06

Principal is a 'non-factor', do nothing principal, and unresponsive to parent's concerns. After school programs are lack luster, with little to no pride, discipline, and inspiration. Extra-curricular activities are dismal at best. The football team consistently posts losing records, year after year ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/03/06

Destin middle school is a great school.

Posted by a student on 04/22/05

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Test scores
Test scores for Destin Middle School

FCAT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Destin Middle School
Okaloosa County Public Schools
* In 2011-2012 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) to test students in grades 4, 8 and 10 in writing. The Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills needed to progress through school. The FCAT writing exam is scored on a scale of 1 to 6. The state considers a score of 3 or above as meeting state standards.

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Destin schools — Destin Middle School is located at 4608 Legendary Marina Dr, Destin FL 32541. 4608 Legendary Marina Dr is in the 32541 ZIP code in Destin, FL The school district for Destin Middle School is the Okaloosa County Public Schools. Destin Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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