Sixth Grade Structure
Our sixth grade structure is designed to group students who are new to middle school together for their first year as they become comfortable with the dynamics of their new school.
Scholar Quest engages students in accelerated courses, featuring advanced academics and unique future-focused career learning opportunities. Courses often allow students to receive high school credits.
Sample several fascinating subjects as a 6th grade student before taking a deeper dive into the fields that interest and inspire you most in 7th and 8th grades.
Prepare for life with Career & Technical Education or “CTE” courses focused on real-world skills that are valuable in today's workforce. Hillsborough Schools is proud to be a state and national leader in CTE offerings.Learn More
Clubs & Sports Teams
Spark new friendships, stay active and bring your learning to life in one of more than a dozen clubs, service organizations or sports teams—including boys' and girls' basketball, volleyball, track, soccer and flag football.
Social Emotional Learning
Every middle school student's education includes Social Emotional Learning or "SEL." Our SEL curriculum builds character and resilience, focusing on self-management, relationship skills and responsible decision-making.
All 6th grade students join in a multi-day field research study along the Hillsborough River in our 365-acre outdoor educational preserve. Using scientific techniques, students discover our area's vital plant and animal life.Learn More
Showcasing skills on a local, state or national stage, our students take part in a range of academic competitions such as Math Bowls, student literacy competitions and Hillsborough's STEM Fair—the largest in the Southeast US.
Tampa, FL 33625
- Principal/Administrator: Robert Kleesattel
- Phone: (813) 792-5125
- Fax: (813) 792-5129
- Student Hours: 9:25 AM to 4:20 PM
- Uniforms: Mandatory Uniforms
- Before School Program: Yes | After School Program: Yes
- Transportation: Find out more
- Website: http://smith.mysdhc.org
- School Improvement Plan
- School Demographic Report