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Inspiring Students to Excel

Benito Middle School is the perfect place for students who are driven to succeed! Located within the Cross Creek community, a culture of being victorious is our way of life, as more than 90% of our students are routinely on the honor rollOur rigorous Scholar Quest courses challenge students, leading to high school credit in Robotics Technology, Science, Communication Technology and advanced-level Math. Through Electives, our students sample a range of exciting topicswe lead our district in music participation, and our Band, Orchestra and Chorus ensembles consistently earn "Superior” ratingsBenito students routinely take home top honors in essay contests, Spanish language competitions and the "Battle of the Books.” Classmates connect through our many district-leading sports teams and clubs. Our Sixth Grade Structure helps students feel at home in their new learning environment. Benito Middle School empowers every student 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.

School Information

10101 Cross Creek Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33647

Preparing Students for Life