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Administrative Team

Meet Clewiston Middle School's AWESOME Administrative Team: 


Phone: 863-983-1530

Ms. Tina Kelley, Principal

  • Clewiston High School Graduate, 1983
  • Southeastern University, BA in Elementary Education, 1987
  • Lamar University, M.Ed in Administration, 2018
  • Has taught grades 1-8 at Clewiston Primary, Eastside, Westside, & Clewiston Middle School as well as Elementary and Jr. High in Texas
  • Instructional Coordinator and Coach, Sealy Jr. High, Texas



Phone: 863-983-1530 ext 2014

Ms. Samantha Ortiz, Assistant Principal

  • Born and raised in Clewiston
  • Clewiston High School Graduate, 2010
  • University of South Florida, BS in Elementary Education, 2014
  • American College of Education, M.Ed. in Educational Leadership, 2018
  • Has taught grades 5 and 6 at Eastside Elementary & Clewiston Middle School



Phone: 863-983-1530 ext 2020

Mr. Steve Barnes, Dean of Students

  • Clewiston High School Graduate, 2005
  • University of Central Florida, BA in Social Science Education, 2010
  • American College of Education, M.Ed in Educational Leadership, 2013
  • Has taught Dropout Prevention, American Government, Economics, U.S. History, World History, and Geography at Clewiston High School
  • Taught Math Intervention at Clewiston Middle School



Phone: 863.983.1530, ext. 2018

Mr. Timothy Pruitt, Dean of Students