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Why Braden River Middle?  

The Braden River Middle School community believes building relationships is the foundation of success. We take pride in the diversity of our community, value honesty, and encourage innovative, life-long learning. We respectfully celebrate successes, accept differences, and work together to ensure a safe & secure learning environment. As Braden River Middle Panthers, we have set the foundation to be leaps and bounds above the rest and, like the river for which we are named, we have created a free-flowing path to success.

Braden River Middle School is a Blue Ribbon School of Excellance and the original Lakewood Ranch middle school.  Our school has a innovative and rigorous STEAM program.  Our extra curricular offerings include TSA, FCCLA, FBLA, Jazz Band, Builders Club, NJHS, and competitive sports.  Our students are exposed to a wide selection of electives including Business, Art, Technology, Coding, Band, Orchestra, Consumer Science, Agriculture Science, PE, Graphic Arts, Chorus, TV Production or Yearbook.  We also offer many high school credit classes such as English 1 Honors, Algebra Honors, Geometry Honors, Spanish 1, Spanish 2, Digital Info Tech, and Integrated Science.

Take a video tour highlighting school information and our offerings made by our TV production crew!

Get to know BRMS

Click here for our Manatee County School District Choice information page and forms

SDMC Choice Information

Zoned school locator

Check back for added information.  We look forward to meeting you and welcoming your family to become a part of our Panther family!


8th Graders please check here for high school registration information.  Also, see your guidance counselor if you have any questions.

IB and AICE program information