Thomas L. Sims Middle School

5500 Education Drive  Pace, Florida 32571  |  (850) 995 - 3676 Office  |  (850) 995 - 3696 FAx

Welcome to The Sims Middle School Website!

Vision Statement:

In the spirit of cooperation, mutual respect, and support, Thomas L. Sims Middle School faculty, staff, parents, and community strive to provide the resources needed to create a nurturing environment conducive to the academic, emotional, social, and physical well-being of our students. We believe that every child can learn and realize that education and technology play a major role in the development of productive citizens who are prepared for the challenges of an ever-changing world. Therefore, we offer a student-focused, comprehensive curriculum using a variety of approaches designed to motivate each student to reach his/her maximum potential and become a self-sufficient, life-long learner.

Mission Statement:

Using engaging instruction in a secure, nurturing, and technology-rich environment, the Thomas L. Sims Middle School community will inspire students to reach their highest academic potential, instill social responsibility, and encourage a life-long love of learning.


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Student Grades Portal

Supply List Information

Parent Survey Link

Cafeteria Meal Pay System

                                                             Parent Satisfaction Survey
**Please note this is in addition to the paper survey**

To continue to move forward in our journey to excellence, Sims Middle School is continuing to gather data from stakeholders to determine successes and define gaps in performance.   The parent satisfaction survey allows parents to provide input on parent engagement for Thomas L. Sims Middle School.  This data will be used to set realistic, measurable goals for continuous improvement. 

The Parent Satisfaction Survey will be open from February 13 to March 13.  Please take a moment to log in at the site below (or come by the front office for a paper copy) in order to provide us with valuable information for school improvement.  We are looking forward to a significant number of responses from all parents of Sims Middle students.

The survey can be accessed online on our school home page at


                                                                                Education Foundations

Support your child’s school project by going to the following site:

Through the Consortium of Florida Education Foundations, the Santa Rosa Education Foundation is again offering an online teacher/donor opportunity.


• SREF has funded many worthwhile grant projects throughout the years. We realize that many great projects go unfunded through our Teacher Grants program simply because we don’t have the resources or capacity to fund them all.


• Through this portal, public donors view projects online and can donate funds for any projects they choose.


•Teachers can post projects they wish to have funded –for supplies, materials, etc.


•Public donors can view projects online and choose to donate funds for any project.


•It is searchable by school, grade level, and subject area