Developing a Culture of Achievement


Upcoming Events

Summer School
Date: Jul. 7
Location: JDD
Last Days of School - Early Release
Date: Jun. 3
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Memorial Day - No School
Date: May 26
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day
Date: May 15
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: JDD
JDD Welcomes AdvancED - System Accreditation
Date: May 5
Location: JDD
May 5 - 9: Teacher Appreciation Week
Date: May 5
Location: JDD

News & Announcements

8th Grade Promotional Ceremony
Congratulations to our 8th grade students as they move upward and onward!!
Visit the photo album to view images from the event...
Final Report Cards
Report cards will be mailed home only if students bring to their Homeroom teachers, on or before June 5th , a stamped self-addressed envelope. Report cards will be mailed to students upon their arrival.
2014 Summer Services Schedule
Miami-Dade County Public Schools will offer targeted educational services at selected school sites during the summer session.
José de Diego Students Celebrate Literacy!
After demonstrating a love for literacy and reaching the coveted Top 50 Accelerated Reader ranking, many students had the opportunity to take part in the Accelerated Readers Universal Studios Fieldtrip.
JDD welcomes our new Principal, Dr. April Thompson-Williams!
Please join us in welcoming a dawning of a new era at JDD with the recent appointment of Dr. Thompson-Williams. Dr. Williams comes to JDD with a wealth of knowledge and an incredible passion to impart her vision and expertise to our faculty, staff, and students. In the coming days ahead please visit the website to see and hear her thoughts on José de Diego middle school and the inspiring vision and mission for the future!
Parents and students should remember that JDD is a mandatory uniform school. Students are required to wear red, white or blue shirts, jackets or sweaters. Pants must be navy blue or khaki. Students should also wear their IDs and have their shirts tucked in at all times.
School Hours
Office Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Students' Hours
9:05 AM - 3:50 PM
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Principal's Message

As the Principal of José de Diego Middle School, I am energized and deeply committed to making a positive difference in the lives of your children. Our goal is to challenge your child academically, grow them socially and emotionally, and guide them toward independent thinking and problem solving.

Dr. April Thompson-Williams
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Featured Video

JDD Saturday Academy 2013-2014

Featured Album

  • Our School at a Glance