Griffin Middle Pre-Information Technology Magnet Program
Griffin Middle School is enhancing academics through technology by awarding students the opportunity to learn beyond the boundaries of a “traditional” advanced curriculum Griffin values the concept of college ready for some but career ready for all. Unique to Griffin Middle School is that we are the only middle school in Leon County Schools with a Florida State registered CAPE (Career and Professional Education academy). Since the program’s inception, our students have earned 125 certifications to date, including Microsoft Specialist certifications.
Griffin’s newly constructed, dual-platform campus provides an amazing atmosphere for students to gain skills in PC and Apple Technologies! One of only a few in the nation, Griffin is proud to be a Promethean Partner School and an Information Technology Model School with a state registered CAPE academy. Every classroom is equipped with Promethean Technology includes Active Expressions, Promethean Slates, Voice Enhancements, and Document Cameras. Additional electronic available for Griffin’s digital learners include: Nooks, iPads, still cameras, video cameras, 3D projectors, and table top conversion projectors.
We have two Magnet program offerings that are available to all students:The Pre-Advances Placement Program serves students wishing to excel and learn beyond the boundaries of a traditional advanced curriculum. Students are challenged by a project-based, advanced academic program.
Pre-Information Technology/CAPE Academy The pre-Information Technology Magnet Program links core academics subjects to information technology and computer content. Students use cutting edge technology, earn certifications in Microsoft Office, and receive advanced instruction.
Gwen Thomas, Principal
Arimentha Harris - Registrar