Johan von Ancken, Principal
Pamela McNair, Assistant Principal, APA
Megan Leahy, Assistant Principal, APC
Regional Middle School Supervisor
Ayesha Cade, Guidance Counselor
Tiffany Edwards, Guidance Counselor
Alisha Brill, Social Worker
Melissa McGuire, Psychologist
Monday 8:30am - 2:25pm
Tuesday – Friday 8:30am - 3:25pm
Phone: (813) 744-8322
Fax: (813) 740-3616
The school uniform requirements are Navy Blue or White Polo Shirt. For bottoms (i.e. pants, shorts, skirts, etc...) any district approved attire is acceptable.
Dowdell's Mission Statement
To provide a secure, diverse, and accountable learning community where all students achieve academically while focusing on global sustainability.
Dowdell's Vision Statement
Dowdell Middle Magnet will foster an environment that enourages students to reach their maximum potential while remaining environmentally conscious.
Learning Comes Naturally
At Dowdell Middle Magnet we are developing successful and environmentally conscious students. We are the only Middle Magnet School in our district to focus on Environmental Studies and Animal Sciences. Our dedicated community partnerships help teach our students make a positive impact on our environment. Dowdell embraces our neighborhood roots while our magnet program branches out to students from across our district. Our Scholar Quest options include Algebra, Environmental and Physical Science, Agriscience, Agriculture and Digital Information Technology. Students experience hands-on learning with animals in our Aquaculture Lab, learning about the fastest growing forms of food production in the world. Through Electives, our students sample a range of exciting courses—engaging in Business Technology, Band, AVID college readiness and more. Dowdell’s caring teachers value connecting with their students, starting with our Sixth Grade Structure, which helps students feel at home in their new learning environment. Dowdell Middle, where learning comes naturally.