Homestead Senior High School

Homestead Senior High School serves 1,864 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 58%.
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 1864 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 114 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,864 students
Homestead Senior High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 114 teachers
Homestead Senior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Homestead Senior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 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 16:1 15:1
Homestead Senior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
52%
28%
Homestead Senior High School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
44%
23%
Homestead Senior High School Black (1988-2013)
White
4%
42%
Homestead Senior High School White (1988-2013)
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.
0.54 0.45
Homestead 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.
84%
51%
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.
4%
7%
Homestead Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 370,289 students has grown by 7% 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
551
22
Number of Students Managed 370,289 9,326
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 n/a
District Spending $3,994 MM n/a
District Revenue / Student $10,220 $0
Dade School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,558 $0
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 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 | 1652 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • HomesteadMiami Community Charter High School
    Charter School
    18720 Sw 352nd St
    HomesteadFL 33034
    (305)245-2552
    Charter School

    1 mi | 143 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • HomesteadLincoln-marti Schools International Campus Elementary School
    Charter School
    103 East Lucy St
    HomesteadFL 33034
    (305)242-3330
    Charter School

    1.3 mi | 286 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • 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.                       
  • HomesteadFlorida City Elementary School
    364 Nw 6th Ave
    HomesteadFL 33034
    (305)247-4676
    1.6 mi | 770 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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