School Information

  • Mangrove Bay Middle School Mangrove Bay Middle School

    Address: 501 62nd Avenue Northeast, St. Petersburg, FL 33702 

    Phone: 727-893-1646

    Fax:   TBD

    Pinellas County Schools Administration: (727) 588-6000

    Principal: Brett Patterson; 

    School Hours: 9:40 am - 4:10pm

    Grade levels: 6-8 

    Vision: Creating dynamic, confident leaders through healthy living and service learning. 


    Mangrove Bay Middle School's Health and Wellness Leadership Academy is a south county magnet program that offers students in grades 6 through 8 a project-based curriculum, designed to challenge students to think critically and excel academically.  Students will develop skills, knowledge and practices to lead healthy and fulfilling lives through movement, physical activity, and academic engagement. Required magnet theme courses ensure all students focus on wellness throughout their middle school years, paired with rigorous courses, in a state-of-the-art learning environment, and supported by highly qualified teachers.  


    Program Features

    • Rigorous Academic Learning
    • Highly Qualified Teachers
    • State-of-the-Art Facilities
    • Middle School Athletics
    • School Wide Targeted Learning Period
    • High School Credit Course Opportunities 
    • Unique Partnership with Speer YMCA 
    • Modified Dress Code


    Required Magnet Theme Courses

    • Health 6 & Career Planning (0800005) / Grade 6
    • Health 7 & Career Planning (0800015) / Grade 7 -meets state requirement
    • Orientation to Health Science Professions (8400110) paired with
    • Advanced Health Explorations Honors (0800360M) / Grade 8- high school credit offering


    Magnet Theme and YMCA

    The Health and Wellness Leadership Academy's magnet theme will align with the YMCA's areas of impact:

    • Youth Development: empowering young people to reach their full potential
    • Healthy Living: improving individual and community well‑being
    • Social Responsibility: giving back and inspiring action in our communities


    Magnet School Pillars of Excellence

    • Diversity
    • Innovative Curriculum and Professional Development
    • Academic Excellence
    • Leadership
    • Family and Community Partnerships