• Assistant Principal


    Ms. Dione Thomas is a Jacksonville Florida native and graduate of William Marion Raines High School. She is a graduate of the University of Central Florida where she competed as a NCAA Division I track and field athlete. Ms. Thomas accomplished many goals at UCF as a track athlete but is most proud of accomplishing the honor of becoming a NCAA DI All-American. Following undergrad, she earned her Master’s degree from the University of North Florida in Educational Leadership. She is also currently working on her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership at UNF with a focus on culturally responsive teaching of overage students. Ms. Thomas currently holds certifications in mathematics grades five through nine, mathematics grades six through twelve, and Educational Leadership in the state of Florida. 

    After a post collegiate track career and pursuing a career working in collegiate athletics, Ms. Thomas made the great decision to become an educator. She taught financial algebra, algebra I, algebra II, and Pre-Calculus grades nine through twelve at her esteemed high school The William Marion Raines. She was also an instructional mathematics coach at the Bridge to Success Academy at West Jax where she developed the desire to become an administrator.  Ms. Thomas is elated to work for such a great leader and team at The Carter Godwin Woodson Elementary, School of the Medical Arts and looks forward to helping students achieve and succeed!

    Dione R. Thomas, Assistant Principal 


    School of the Medical Arts #166

     2334 Butler Avenue

    Jacksonville, Florida 32209

    Main Office 904-924-3004

    Fax 904-924-3442

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