• Thomas Cardozo Middle School


Vision and Mission

  • Thomas Cardozo Middle School opened its doors on September 12, 2010, under the leadership of Dr. Josephine Kelly. Cardozo Middle School is named after Thomas W. Cardozo, who was the first African American to serve as superintendent of education for the state of Mississippi in 1873.

    With more than 114,600 square feet indoor space, the Cardozo Middle School has a maximum enrollment capacity of 650 students. The school's instructional facilities are made up of 32 classroom, an art room, choral music room, band room, and four computer labs. Rounding out the numerous amenities at Cardozo including a Gymnatorium and Library/Media Center.


    At Cardozo, we strive for excellence one day at a time. By igniting the vision of a new generation, we achieve academic excellence, build strong individual character, promote self-esteem and instill a desire for life-long learning.


    The mission of Cardozo Middle School is "Learning Today, Leading Tommorrow!"

    Through Teamwork, we develop learning environments that promote our Lions PRIDE!

    Loyal to my Pride

    Industrious in all we do ! 

    Organized in all areas! 

    Neat at all times! 

    Self-Disciplined and ready for action! 






Contact Us

  • Address 

    Cardozo Middle School
    3180 McDowell Rd. Ext.
    Jackson, MS 39204


    Bell Schedual{ 8:10a.m.-3:00p.m.}




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Last Modified on August 8, 2016