Principal’s Message

Dear Guardians and Parents,

Welcome to the 2023‐2024 school year. If the past school year is any indication of our steadfast prominence, there are no limits for the North Twin Lakes Elementary School Community. I am anxiously anticipating another successful and rewarding school year alongside the most devoted faculty and staff who provide the finest educational experiences for our young learners.

It is an honor that you have chosen to be a part of the North Twin Lakes Elementary Family. Our accomplishments consistently demonstrate why North Twin Lakes Elementary is the #1 choice of parents in our community. We are proud to be an elite school in an “A” rated District. Our reputation for overall excellence is a staple within the Miami Dade County School District.

Our high achieving performance is attributed to our educational practices and the overwhelming support we receive from our stakeholders. Our academic excellence and unique school offerings have been featured on Univision’s Channel 23 and Telemundo’s Channel 51.  Radio Mambi celebrated our academic accomplishments and raved about our Drama Performances Lion King Jr. (2018), Moana the Musical (2019), Sing Jr. (2022), Encanto (2023), First Place in the Parade of Stars Musical Competition for the past two years, Lego Engineering, Robotics, Chorus, Drones, Dance and our Community School success.

North Twin Lakes Elementary is celebrating 62 years of academic excellence. Our accomplishments continue to be recognized on a large scale. We received the international distinction of a Cambridge Center and soon will be seeking STEAM GOLD status for the upcoming school year. We continue to strive for optimal excellence by providing one of the most rigorous and complete educational experiences in the country. We are on The Florida Department of Education List of Schools of Excellence.

We will continue to offer basic hands-on engineering experiences using the most modern technology and Lego Education.  We will be implement the iSwim: Learn to Swim Program for our primary students. The General Obligation Bond Project was completed in 2018 and our facility is safe, secure, energy efficient and sleek. With a paint scheme that compliments the eye, “North Twin Lakes Elementary School is a hidden gem.”  

We are proud to be clean, inviting and welcoming. Our classrooms are visually stimulating with print rich materials and infused with technology to enhance student learning and reinforce the principles of the 21st century learner. We realize you have choices in the education of your child and we prioritize to make it memorable. We can assure you that selecting North Twin Lakes Elementary School is the best decision in preparing your child for a successful future and guaranteeing a rich and plentiful elementary school experience.


Jose Fernandez

Jose R. Fernandez

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