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We have been an ‘A School’ by the Florida Department of Education for over 20 years!


We have been an ‘A School’ by the Florida Department of Education for over 20 years!


We have been an ‘A School’ by the Florida Department of Education for over 20 years!

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Principal: Robin Armstrong

Grade Levels: K-5

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A-RATED School for over 20 Years!

Proud to be recognized as an A-RATED school since 1998.

Nationally Recognized Magnet School

North Dade Center for Modern Languages has been nationally recognized by Magnet Schools of America as reciepient of the National Excellence Award in 2011 as well as the reciepient of the National Distinction Award in 2017,2018 and 2019!

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Registration and Enrollment

We are a full-school Magnet school offering unique courses of study focusing on a foreign language and international studies program.

Our Curriculum

NDCML provides an academically challenging curriculum with a magnet focus in foreign languages/international studies. We also teach the critical leadership and life skills of empathy and emotional intelligence.

M-DCPS District Calendars

View the Miami-Dade County Public School’s academic calendars

M-DCPS Meal Distribution Sites

Durning the COVID-19 pandemic, M-DCPS is offering meals to families. Meals will be served from 10 AM to 1 PM on Tuesdays and Fridays.

Reopening of Schools

Miami-Dade County Public Schools is providing you with the opportunity to declare your intent for your child’s educational experience for the opening of schools 2020-2021. Detailed information about each option is available at

School Supply Lists

At North Dade Center for Modern Languages each grade level has it own unique supply list. Please be sure to write your child’s name on all belongings. Please view our info sheet for information on required uniform and supplies for your child.

Staff Directory

Our teachers and staff work endlessly to provide our young scholars the opportunity to receive a world-class instruction that educates the whole child.

School News

Reopening of Schools - Important Dates

Schooling is expected to start August 31. All students will be expected to start classes on August 31. Read the plan here

Reopening of Schools - COVID-19

More information on the Reopening of Schools is available at

Enrollment Available!

North Dade Center for Modern Languages is currently accepting enrollment for this school year.

Parents Have Until Wednesday, July 15 to Declare Intent for Fall Enrollment

Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) parents have until Wednesday, July 15 to submit the declaration of intent with their preferred option for their children’s fall semester enrollment. The questionnaire is available to parents online, on the Dadeschools mobile app and in schools.


August 31, 2020

About Our School

North Dade Center for Modern of Language (CML) knows the nation’s success depends on narrowing and eliminating student achievement gaps. CML embraces diversity through positive and compassionate perspectives that spreads beyond classroom walls and students. That is why student-centered learning, second language acquisition, and cultural competencies are at the heart of the CML mission. The aim is to teach the ‘whole child’ so they may attain future success in today’s interconnected societies.

What we offer

CML offers a French IE Program where students learn to speak, read, and write in French. The French IE Program exposes students to literature, mathematics, social studies, and science in French.


Our International Education (IE) Program immerses students in a multicultural curriculum which places emphasis on learning Spanish as a second language. Students are exposed to challenging dual language instruction uniquely designed to provide a cross-cultural program of study. 


The Spanish International Studies Program is an advanced and rigorous second language program. Students participating in the IS program follow the official curriculum of Spain and traditional Florida state standards and benchmarks.


The school’s full-time Gifted program prepares students to thrive academically, socially, and emotionally in an interconnected world. Intrinsic learning occurs via a plethora of interdisciplinary projects, emphasizing critical thinking, peer collaboration




Happening Now

4 weeks ago
Sign into the parent portal and select the model in which you intend for your child to participate. Paper forms are also available at the school or can be downloaded at Completed forms can be dropped off at the school or emailed to PR5131 NorthDadeCML photo
1 month ago
Parents and caregivers are invited to attend a 3-day virtual event offering innovative workshops to prepare families for a successful 2020-2021 school year. NorthDadeCML photo
2 months ago
A very warm welcome to our new principal, Ms. Robin Armstrong! NorthDadeCML photo
2 months ago
Thank you Dr. Castaigne for 29 wonderful years at CML! You will be missed! NorthDadeCML photo

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Location: 1840 NW 157TH STREET

Telephone: (305) 625-3885

Email: School Principal

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Robin Armstrong

Robin Armstrong


Welcome to North Dade Center for Modern Language (CML)!

Whether a new or continuing student, you are an essential asset to the CML community.

It is a privilege to be the newly appointed CML principal and focus my leadership on maintaining a safe, healthy, and inclusive environment maximizing each student’s unique talent and potential. I believe every student can obtain a robust academic foundation…READ MORE

Anti-Discrimination Policy

Anti-Discrimination/Harassment (Students)  School Board Policies 1362, 3362, 4362, and 5517

Prohibit harassment and/or discrimination against students, employees, or applicants on the basis of sex, race, color, ethnic or national origin, religion, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, political beliefs, sexual orientation, gender, gender identification, social and family background, linguistic preference, pregnancy, citizenship status, and any other legally prohibited basis. Retaliation for engaging in a protected activity is also prohibited.

Questions, complaints or requests for additional information regarding discrimination or harassment may be sent to: Executive Director, Civil Rights Compliance Office, 155 NE 15 Street, Suite P-104E, Miami, Florida 33132; PH: 305-995-1580 or e-mail address:

Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act of 2002 – no public school shall deny equal access to, or a fair opportunity for groups to meet on school premises or in school facilities before or after school hours, or discriminate against any group officially affiliated with Boy Scouts of America or any other youth or community group listed in Title 36 (as a patriotic society).


Accepting Applications!

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