American Senior High School

American Senior High School serves 2,045 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 58%.
American Senior High School operates within the Dade School District.
The school district's 62% graduation rate is lower than the FL state average of 70%.

Overview

The student population of 2045 students has declined by 23% over five years.
The teacher population of 95 teachers has declined by 31% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 2,045 students
American Senior High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 95 teachers
American Senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade American Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 15:1
American Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
American Senior High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
67%
28%
American Senior High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
29%
23%
American Senior High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
3%
42%
American Senior High School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups American Senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.47 0.45
American Senior High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
64%
51%
American Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
12%
7%
American Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 370,279 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 62% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,220 is less than the state average of $13,793. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,558 is less than the state average of $15,882. The district spending/student has grown by 23% over four years.
School District Name Dade School District
Number of Schools
Managed
551
22
Number of Students Managed 370,279 9,797
Dade School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 62% 70%
Dade School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $3,531 MM $138 MM
Dade School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $3,994 MM $159 MM
Dade School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,220 $13,793
Dade School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,558 $15,882
Dade School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Miami Lakes Educational Center (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Country Club Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Joella Good Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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