Leading and Learning
Pasco Pathways-Middle School

Each year Pasco Pathways Expos are held in November to showcase the opportunities available to students in Pasco County.


Below are links to the recordings from 21-22 events. 

West Pasco Pathways Expo Recordings

East Pasco Pathways Expo Recordings

Wendell Krinn Technical High School Pasco Pathways Expo Recordings 


Below is additional information on the pathways and options available to middle school students in Pasco County.

Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) is a global nonprofit organization that operates with one guiding principle: Hold students accountable to the highest standards, provide academic and social support, and they will rise to the challenge. AVID’s education system brings research-based curriculum and strategies to students that develop critical thinking, literacy, and math skills across all content areas.

AVID is offered at Chasco, Gulf, Hudson, Pasco, Paul R. Smith, and Raymond B. Stewart Middle Schools.


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The Infinity Academy at Raymond B. Stewart Middle Schools is blended learning environment where teachers and students work together to create an educational plan tailored to each student’s needs and areas of interest. On a typical day, you will see students working individually or in pairs, small and large groups, or with teachers. These blended learning programs operate as a team, and students work together to achieve success. Each student is a part of a house with a leadership team and mentors, so all students feel included and have access to resources like their own laptop computer to take home. Students have the freedom to work ahead and explore topics of interest. Here, success is earned, and your hard work will be rewarded.

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Pasco County Schools is proud to offer the Cambridge Programme at 10 outstanding schools. For more than 170 years, the prestigious University of Cambridge has been setting worldwide curriculum standards through their examinations. The Advanced International Certificate of Education is an innovative and accelerated method of academic study offered solely through the University of Cambridge International Examinations, a division of the University of Cambridge in Cambridge, England — an institution consistently ranked as one of the top five academic universities in the world. If you want to be prepared for college, the Cambridge Programme will give you an enormous head start.

The Cambridge Programme is offered at Paul R. Smith and Pasco Middle Schools as well as Hudson Academy.


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What is Career and Technical Education?

Career and Technical Education is comprised of programs specializing in career preparation in skilled trades, applied sciences and technology. CTE programs are categorized into 17 career clusters which drive course offerings and curriculum.

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CTE Course Catalog

Pasco County Schools is proud to offer fine arts programming at all of our schools. In addition, we offer select fine arts programs at a number of schools that have received top industry recognitions and are providing a comprehensive fine arts education to our students. Students have the opportunity to perform and showcase their work throughout the community. Fine arts students leave with skills that allow them to pursue careers and higher education in the arts. Students learning through creativity enhances their ability to be problem solvers and in-turn increases their performance in core academic classes.

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The International Baccalaureate programme (IB) offers a continuum of international education. The programme encourages both personal and academic achievement, challenging students to excel in their studies and in their personal development. The programme aims to develop students who have excellent breadth and depth of knowledge – students who flourish intellectually, emotionally, and ethically. IB World School students develop strong academic, social, and emotional characteristics. Furthermore, IB students can earn college credit and even a full scholarship with the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program.

The IB program is offered at Gulf and Pineview Middle Schools.
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Pasco County Schools is proud to offer a New Teacher Academy. Developing future teachers, while serving the community, provides a powerful platform for the next generation of teachers. Students in their second and third years identify educational issues and create solutions, in the form of creative philanthropy projects. NTA students market their projects, create logos, acquire funding, schedule appointments, purchase t-shirts, and raise community awareness, all while learning the attributes of being an excellent educator.

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STEM magnet schools located at Bayonet Point, Centennial Middle School and Angeline Academy of Innovation are school sites where an advanced science, technology, engineering, and mathematics theme is implemented school-wide. The theme integrates these subject areas into a cohesive learning paradigm based on real-world applications to ensure that students develop a strong, diverse foundation for their futures. The program is designed for inquisitive students who enjoy exploring and learning alongside technology such as computers, iPads, 3D printers, and robots. STEM students are engaged, problem-solving, critical thinkers with a curiosity for the world around them. Does that sound like someone you know?

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