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School Contact Info

Jose Marti MAST 6-12 Academy is located at:
5701 W. 24th Avenue
Hialeah, FL 33016.

Our School Online

Website Jose Marti MAST 6-12 Academy

Our school website has a wealth of information about our school and our activities. You can also follow @josemartimast on Twitter to get up to date information.

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Live local weather report from a WeatherBug sensor located at our school.

MartiMAST In The News

WTVJ-TV 6: Students Working to Save Endangered Plants

Mar 8, 2017 -- Ari Odzer from NBC 6 visited our school to profile our school's efforts to restore the Cowhorn Orchid, or Cryptopodium punctatum, that is nearly extinct in the wild in Florida.
NBC 6 article: Students Working to Save Endangered Plants

Miami Laker: Jose Marti MAST Academy ushers in new programs

July 14, 2016 -- Jose Marti MAST Academy 6-12 announced that 18 graduates from the class of 2016 were awarded Florida Bright Futures Scholarships. The Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program establishes three lottery-funded scholarships to reward Florida high school graduates for high academic achievement. There are two kinds of scholarships: the Florida Academic Scholars (FAS) and the Florida Medallion Scholars (FMS).


WSCV Telemundo 51 Alerta Verde: Arboleda Escolar

WSCV-TV 51 Telemundo in Miami featured our school's Green Club in a story about Earth Day.

Million Orchid Project

Jose Marti MAST 6-12 Academy was in the news again on Friday, May 15, 2015. The Associated Press sent a journalist to learn more about the Million Orchid Project in which our school is participating. The story about our school's contribution to the project ran on the websites of newspapers across the country.

Justine Padron, Eco-Hero Contest Winner

Justine Padron 2015 Eco-Hero Contest Winner
Congratulations to Justine Padron, the winner of the Eco-Hero Contest presented by WPLG Local10 and Zoo Miami. This summer she will travel to the Canadian rockies with Ron Magill from Zoo Miami and Kristy Krueger from WPLG. They will experience nature and conservation efforts in British Columbia, Canada.

WPLG Local10 Eco-Hero Challenge Finalists March 2015

Congratulations to Justine Padron for being chosen as a finalist for the Eco-Hero Challenge presented by Local10 and Zoo Miami.

Justine Padron, Eco-Hero Challenge Finalist

Congratulations to Sebastian Mercado for being chosen as a finalist for the Eco-Hero Challenge presented by Local10 and Zoo Miami.

Sebastian Mercado, Eco-Hero Challenge Finalist

WTVJ NBC6 Brag About Your School segment December 2014:

"If they had long sleeves, the students in the Green Club and the science research class at Jose Marti MAST Academy in Hialeah would be rolling them up in the Arboretum, their small forest of native plants..."

Read the whole article and check out the video Science the Focus for Jose Marti MAST Students

NBC6: Science the Focus for Jose Marti MAST Students

Notables for 2017-2018 School Year

Wildlife in the Arboretum

Our school's arboretum is developing nicely and attracting birds, butterflies and lizards. Check out what we found during a lunch time expedition in April 2018.

Ten80 Competition

WTVJ NBC6 story about a Ten80 Racing Invitational at the Miami Homstead Speedway on March 9, 2018. The Ten80 team at Jose Marti MAST the MAST and Furious participated in this competition and was recognized in the drag race and graphic design categories.

Fairchild Challenge Viewers Choice

Help our school win the viewers choice portion of this year's Fairchild Challenge video options! Just view the videos at the links below.

Middle School Entry - MartiMAST 2017-2018 Challenge 6 Lizards on the Loose
High School Entry - 2017-2018 Fairchild Challenge 5, Lizards on the Loose!

Notables for 2016-2017 School Year

Vizcaya Issues in Preservation Field Study

World History Honors classes visited Vizcaya Museum and Gardens on January 12, 2017 for a field study in Issues in Preservation. Students explored the house and grounds of the villa to identify and understand the challenges involved in preserving historic locations while keeping them open to the public.

Vizcaya Field Study Photo Album

Vizcaya Field Study 2017

Notables for 2015-2016 School Year

Fairchild Challenge for High School Awards May 16, 2016

The awards ceremony for the 2015-2016 Fairchild Challenge for high school was held on May 16, 2016. Jose Marti MAST 6-12 Academy was recognized for:

Local School To Launch Satellite

HIALEAH, Fla. -- Jose Marti MAST Academy, a magnet school with a focus on science, technology, and engineering will launch a satellite to capture real-time environmental data. The launch and satellite are a product of the BioTech class, a special science elective open to advanced high school students.

April Fools!

Vizcaya Field Study - Issues In Preservation


Mr. Veiga's world history classes explored Issues in Preservation in a field study at Villa Vizcaya.

Halloween Themed Short Story Contest

Flex your creative muscles with a Halloween themed short story set here at Jose Marti MAST 6-12 Academy! Contest Details
Halloween Themed Short Story Contest

Live Sonima Tour Gallery

Notables for 2014-2015 School Year

Mock Trial

Congratulations to fifth period on a job well done on your mock trial. Click the photo below for the album.
5th period civics class mock trial

Fairchild Challenge for Middle School Awards Ceremony

Jose Marti MAST at the Fairchild Challenge for Middle School Awards
The Fairchild Challenge for middle school awards ceremony was held on May 13, 2015. Jose Marti MAST 6-12 Academy was recognized with first place for our entry in challenge 6 Conservation Strategies - Lizards on the Loose. Our school also met the challenge for 2014-2015.

Challenge 7 - Action Plan: Gardens and Green Spaces

Thank you to the students that worked to prepare our video entry for option seven of the 2014-2015 Fairchild Challenge for middle school. Have a look at the finished product.

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