Welcome to Fairview Middle School

Welcome to Fairview Middle School, the hidden gem of the Southside of Tallahassee where, “Futures Take Flight.” Fairview is committed to working with our community to provide a nurturing, safe, and caring environment in which all students can learn. In pursuing this mission, we dedicate ourselves to preparing our students to become confident, self-directed, life-long learners equipped to adapt effectively to the world of the future.

With that in mind, we offer advanced programs of study, such as our International Baccalaureate Preparatory (IB Prep) Magnet Program, athletic, and social opportunities to promote the well-being of the whole child. Along with that, our dedicated faculty inspires lifelong learners through strong relationships with both our students and our parents. We are proud of the transformations that take place at our school on a daily basis, and we hope that your family will find a home at Fairview so that you can experience the educational difference first-hand.

Rusty Edwards

Principal

Testimonials

Awards/Metrics


  • Student-Teacher Ratio of 22:1


  • City of Tallahassee Arts Festival

    Annual Winners


  • Math Team

    Ranks nationally and sent students to MATHCOUNTS.


  • Quiz Bowl Team

    Qualified two teams for Nationals.


  • Science Olympiad

    Qualified for regional competitions.


  • Jazz Band

    Compete at All Districts alongside high schools.


  • Chinese Classes

    Students can earn high school credit.

About Our School

Fairview Middle School is committed to working with our community to provide a nurturing, safe, and caring environment in which all students can learn. In pursuing this mission, we dedicate ourselves to preparing our students to become confident, self-directed, life-long learners prepared to adapt effectively to the world of the future. Fairview is a mid-sized middle school located on a quiet corner in a small neighborhood on the southside of Tallahassee. The school averages about 850 students yearly, and approximately 300 of those are part of a unique magnet program.

Fairview supplies the needs of students through general, advanced, Gifted, and IB Prep curriculum classes, coupled with expert teachers in subject curriculum and programs. In fact, many Fairview teachers hold higher degrees, including Masters and Doctoral degrees. Recent renovations at Fairview include a new state-of-the-art Gym and locker rooms, along with other important renovations to be completed soon.

Fairview on the Honor Roll

Fairview students have the opportunity to earn high school credit

Students can earn honors high school credit for Physical Science, Biology, Algebra I, Geometry, Spanish, and French; students can also earn high school credit Chinese.

Broadening Horizons

Enrichment through the magnet program

Fairview has an International Baccalaureate Preparatory (IB Prep) Magnet Program and prepares students for a rigorous high school schedule, regardless of where they choose to attend. The school offers general education and advanced education programs as well.

Teacher of The Year 2019–2020

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Fairview M.S.

Teacher of the Year

Lee Cameron

Lee Cameron has been teaching English at Fairview since 2007. He is an 8th grade Language Arts teacher and an IB Prep Coordinator. He enjoys finding new authors and books to read to share with his students.

School History

Originally An Open Concept School

Fairview was founded in 1970 and was originally an open concept school, built alongside sister schools, Pineview Elementary and Belle Vue Middle.

Fairview is currently in the process of a complete remodel. Over the next three years, Fairview will have a new gymnasium, a new front office and cafeteria, a remodeled school with the latest and greatest in technology, and a new parking lot.