Full and part time gifted services
Exploratory classes are available for all grade levels
Only International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme World School in the West Zone
Triton Time - a unique program to make sure students who are struggling don't fall behind and students who are excelling continue to be engaged
Whole school, research-based, grade level, and gender specific mentor program
Over 1000 students attend Mariner Middle
ESE services - Two Life Skills rooms, IS & CT models are inclusive
Over a dozen different after school clubs
Best in the West (Zone) Math Team!
Multiple Odyssey of the Mind teams (including one that made it to the OM World Finals competition)
These are just a few examples of our students authentic & real world assessments
In US History students studying the American Revolution created infographics explaining how we can be everyday revolutionaries using the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Click the buttons below to check out some samples.
Last year the 7th grade explored gerrymandering through a combined Math and Civics unit. The unit lasted for over six weeks and as the final test students had to use what they learned to redraw the Lee County School Board voting boundaries. This fall a group of students were invited to the Southwest Florida Geographic Information Systems Symposium to present their findings. Below are a few clips from their twenty minute presentation.
Students combined skills from Music, Language Arts, and Civics to write a parody song called "Hey There King George." A group of 7th and 8th graders then went to The Vibe Recording Studio and recorded the song linked below.
See the Classrooms
The 360 degree videos are best seen either on a computer or in the YouTube app on your mobile device. They can still be viewed in the browser on your mobile device, but you will not be able to interact with the video.
6th Grade Language Arts - Room 901
6th Grade Sciences - Room 905
6th Grade Sciences - Room 911
6th Grade World History - Room 902
6th Grade Health and Wellness - Room 505
7th Grade Sciences - Room 506
7th Grade Civics & 8th Grade US History - Room 211
Collaboratorium - Room 411
Visual Arts - Room 403
Design, Technology & Robotics - Room 405
Design, Technology & Robotics - Room 405 (second view)
Horticulture & Culinary - Room 401
Band - Room 413
Life Skills - Room 412
What electives can students take?
Mariner offers a variety of elective courses. Click below for an updated list and descriptions.
Is Mariner Middle on a block schedule, how much time is there between classes, and how do students get to lunch?
Mariner is on a block schedule. Some classes are double blocked (such as math) and meet everyday. Other classes meet every other day. Students have 3 minutes between classes. Teachers escort their students to and from lunch.
What kinds of clubs are offered?
Mariner has a variety of clubs. Clubs can change each year depending student interest. Some of our current clubs are Art Club, Battle of the Books, Builders Club, Cheer Team, Creative Writing Club, Dance Team, Gay-Straight Alliance, Game Theory and Design, Glee Club , Junior Youth in Government, Math Team, National Junior Honors Society, Odyssey of the Mind, Robotics Team, Spanish Club, and Student Council.
Do you need to already know how to play an instrument to be in the band program?
You certainly do not need any experience to learn to play an instrument here. There are multiple levels of band offered at Mariner, ranging from beginner to advanced.
Do students have lockers?
Mariner is an outdoor campus without student lockers. There are only lockers in PE classes.
Is there morning and after school care available?
Mariner offers both morning and after care. Our before school care is fee based, however our after school care is free.