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A culture of collaboration


Burnett Middle School serves a diverse population of students in Seffner. We pride ourselves on developing scholars who are present, accountable, collaborative and respectful. Students can challenge themselves with Scholar Quest courses to gain high school credit, including Principles of Food Prep, Spanish, and Digital Information Technology. Our Electives allow students to sample a range of exciting offerings, including Theatre, Band and our strong AVID program which prepares our students for successful college careers. Thrive beyond the traditional classroom with an opportunity to attend our FBI Youth Academy where FBI agents act as mentors. Students connect through extracurricular activities including sports teams and clubs like GRACE Girls, our Girl Empowerment Group, and the Science Club. Burnett utilizes Positive Behavior Intervention Supports to foster a safe climate and culture for our student body. Our Sixth Grade Structure ensures students will transition to this new and exciting learning environment where we empower students to excel.

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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

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.

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.

Nature's Classroom

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.

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Academic Competitions

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.

Career & Technical Education

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.

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School Information

1010 North Kingsway Road
Seffner, FL 33584
  • School Area: Area 4
  • Area Coach: Vacant
  • Phone: (813) 558-1100
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  • Area Superintendent: Owen Young
  • Phone: (813) 740-3710
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  • Website: Area 4

Preparing Students for Life