About Our School

Welcome to Gifford Middle School

A STEAM School of Marine Science and Robotics

Who We Are

A historical educational landmark, Gifford Middle School is a Title I STEAM with a focus on Marine and Robotics. Our diverse campus prides itself on academics, arts, athletics, and community engagement. In a collaborative effort, the staff at Gifford Middle School ensures each and every one of our students is actively engaged in rigorous and relevant learning environments across all curriculums.

What We Offer

  • Comprehensive Gifted Program for
    • Science
    • Social Studies
    • English
  • Marine Science and Robotics Courses
  • International Space Station Above Program
  • SMART Peer Mentorship Program
  • Student Council
  • Achievers in Action
  • Academic Games
  • National Junior Honor Society
  • Youth Sailing Club Marketing Essentials
  • Photography Club
  • After-school tutoring program
  • Spanish
  • Orchestra
  • Drumline
  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Partnerships with :
    • Crossover Mission
    • Ocean Research Conservation Association
    • Substance Awareness Center
    • Lagoon Guardians
    • Day in the Life of the Indian River Lagoon

Points of Pride

  • Five Star Award
  • Golden School Ward
  • "B" School Grade
  • Designated Historic Site
  • Relay-for-Life Top Fundraising Site
  • PBIS Bronze Model School
  • High Impact Grant Recipient


If you are interested in joining our school family, please visit SDIRC Student Enrollment for details about enrollment and school choice.