Panther Athletics


The Athletics Department adheres to the belief that athletics is an integral part of the educational framework of the institution and the program exists to support and compliment the mission and goals of the school.

The mission of the Athletics Department is to initiate, stimulate and continually improve the athletic and recreation programs for students by promoting academic excellence and educational leadership, striving to obtain athletic distinctions, assuring gender equity and cultivating diversity, fostering and promoting personal integrity among its participants, encouraging activities and experiences which instill the value of lifelong participation and total well-being, and providing an avenue for the social development of the student through participatory interaction within and outside athletic and campus community.

Miami Palmetto offers 28 varsity level sports over three seasons. Ten sports compete in the fall, five in the winter, and thirteen in the spring. There are fifteen sports in which boys can participate and thirteen for girls. Junior varsity opportunities are available in 9 sports. At least one non-cut sport occurs during each season. Miami Palmetto remains committed to offering as wide a range of athletic opportunities as possible to its student-athletes.



Panther Highlights

Miami Dade County All Sports Trophy 5 out of the last 6 years
2011 - #1 Girls Athletic Program for Miami Dade County
State Title – Boys Swimming 2010 and 2011
State Semifinalist in Girls Volleyball
District Champs – 2011-2012
Girls - Volleyball, Swimming, Softball, Basketball, and Golf
Boys – Lacrosse, Golf and Swimming
District Champs – 2012-2013
Girls – Swimming and Golf
Boys – Swimming

If you have any questions regarding athletics, please contact Ms. Yvette McKinney:
Miami Palmetto Senior High School
7460 S.W. 118 Street
Miami, FL 33156
Phone: 305-235-1360, ext. 2234