Homestead Senior High School

Homestead Senior High School serves 1,955 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 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 57%.
Homestead 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 1955 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 116 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,955 students
Homestead Senior High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 116 teachers
Students by Grade Homestead Senior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 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 17:1 15:1
Hispanic
51%
28%
Black
44%
23%
White
3%
43%
All Ethnic Groups Homestead Senior High School Sch Ethnicity Homestead Senior High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.55 0.45
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.
84%
49%
Homestead 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.
5%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 365,628 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 62% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Dade School District
Number of Schools
Managed
507
23
Number of Students Managed 365,628 9,989
Dade School District Number of 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 Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $3,994 MM $159 MM
Dade School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,220 $13,793
Dade School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,558 $15,882
Dade School 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 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • HomesteadGateway Environmental K-8 Learning Center
    955 Se 18th Ave
    HomesteadFL 33035
    (305)257-6000
    0.6 mi | 1588 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Florida CityMiami Community Charter High School
    Charter School
    18720 Sw 352 St
    Florida CityFL 33034
    (305)245-2552
    Charter School

    1.1 mi | 90 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • HomesteadMedical Academy For Science And Technology (m.a.s.
    Magnet School
    1220 Nw 1st Ave
    HomesteadFL 33030
    (305)257-4500
    Magnet School

    1.1 mi | 251 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Florida CityLincoln-marti Schools International Campus Elementary School
    Charter School
    103 East Lucy St
    Florida CityFL 33034
    (305)242-3330
    Charter School

    1.3 mi | 195 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • HomesteadSouth Dade Adult Education Center
    Alternative School
    109 Ne 8th St
    HomesteadFL 33030
    (305)248-5723
    Alternative School

    1.5 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       

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Did You Know?
Homestead, FL public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.43, which is higher than the Florida average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Homestead is Neva King Cooper Educational Center. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.