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Southwood Middle School is an educational institution that offers academic programs for more than 150 students in grades six through eight. The school s academic curriculum includes math, science, social studies, language arts and computer technology. It organizes gifted and talented education programs. Southwood Middle School operates a media center. The school has dance, Bible and cheerleading clubs. The school offers membership opportunities to participate in various organizations, such as Future Educators of America, Future Business Leaders of America, National Junior Honor Society and student council. It supports a range of sports activities, such as football, track and field, soccer, basketball, baseball, cross-country, softball, cheerleading and volleyball. The school is governed by Miami-Dade County Public Schools.
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Too much homework in gifted homework

The gifted teachers at this school - yes, all 3 grade levels - think they are elitist to the point of actually being rude to parents when we complain about homework levels in gifted classes being excessive. For 3 years my child was up on weeknights until all hours of the night completing assignments. Even after several meetings with teachers, administrators, etc., absolutely NOTHING was done about the heavy workload, and many other parents complained as well and made appointments over this 3-year period. I did not experience this during my child's Dade county public school elementary experience nor are we experiencing it in his Dade county public high school experience. The stress created in the gifted program with the repetitive busy work and numerous projects in every gifted class that are never-ending, I would not recommend this school to any gifted parent. This is absolutely not indicative of other Dade County public middle schools and their gifted programs, but once again, Southwood is composed of many teachers with long tenure and "political ties" to the school board union as well as the downtown office and that political turmoil.

Several teachers also attempt, very forcefully, to push their ultra-liberal political views (all Democrats) on the students, and God forbid a student should make a positive comment about a Republican candidate in office or running for any office. A change in the "old crony" teaching staff at this school is what I would recommend - an entire overhaul.

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16301 SW 80th AvePalmetto BayFL 33157

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