David T. Howard Middle School is located in Midtown Atlanta. It was donated in 1923/1924 as a primary school by Mr. David T. Howard. Through its existence as a primary school, high school, and middle school, it has educated legends like Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Herman J. Russell, and Walt Frazier. Our mission is through an inclusive culture of equity, collaboration, and excellence, all students will be empowered to be innovators and responsive citizens. The vision of David T. Howard Middle School is an engaging and inclusive community that ensures all students reach their individual academic potential and develop critical thinking skills so they can navigate a rapidly changing world. We are comprised of a diverse population of 1140 students and 120 staff members.
Inman Middle School students and faculty transitioned to the newly renovated, historic school building for the 2020-21 school year. David T. Howard Middle School, officially re-opened its doors to the community in August 2020 officially as a middle school. Despite the challenges our world has faced due to COVID-19, this exciting transition is a celebration of historic accomplishments and a wish for the future.
Academics are the primary emphasis at Howard. The core curriculum focuses on math, science, social studies, and language arts with the goal of academic excellence and personal character development. This curriculum is enhanced by instruction in art, drama, band, orchestra, chorus, Spanish, French, physical education, health, and more. Howard's gifted and remedial programs offer strong tutorial support, and the school is praised for its excellent after-school programs.
Contributing to Howard's success are strong administrative leadership, dedicated teachers, active parents, and neighborhood and corporate volunteers.
We focus on five measurable methods to guide everything we do!