Homestead Senior High School

Homestead Senior High School serves 1,734 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 59%.
Homestead Senior High School operates within the Dade School District.
Dade School District's 68% graduation rate is lower than the FL state average of 71%.

School Overview

The student population of 1734 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 109 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,734 students
Homestead Senior High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Homestead Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 109 teachers
Homestead Senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Homestead Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Homestead Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
52%
30%
Homestead Senior High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
44%
23%
Homestead Senior High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
4%
41%
Homestead Senior High School White Students (1990-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.54 0.69
Homestead Senior High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
85%
52%
Homestead Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
6%
Homestead Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Dade School District's student population of 356,233 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has increased from 54% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,956 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name Dade School District
Number of Schools
Managed
542
23
Number of Students Managed 356,233 8,489
Dade School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 68% 71%
Dade School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $3,443 MM n/a
Dade School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $3,669 MM n/a
Dade School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,956 n/a
Dade School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,610 n/a
Dade School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Miami Community Charter High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Somerset Academy Charter Middle School (south Home (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gateway Environmental K-8 Learning Center (0.6 miles away)
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