Miami Carol City Senior High School

Miami Carol City Senior High School serves 1,820 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Miami Carol City 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 1820 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 104 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,820 students
Miami Carol City Senior High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 104 teachers
Miami Carol City Senior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Miami Carol City Senior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.28 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 18:1 15:1
Miami Carol City Senior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
14%
28%
Miami Carol City Senior High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
84%
23%
Miami Carol City Senior High School Black (1988-2012)
White
n/a
43%
Miami Carol City Senior High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Miami Carol City Senior High School Sch Ethnicity Miami Carol City 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.
0.28 0.69
Miami Carol City Senior High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
70%
49%
Miami Carol City Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
8%
8%
Miami Carol City Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

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
20
Number of Students Managed 365,628 9,762
Dade School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
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: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is School For Integrated Academic (north Campus) (0.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is North Dade Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Myrtle Grove Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Miami Gardens School For Integrated Academic (north Campus)
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    3050 Nw 183rd St
    Miami Gardens , FL , 33056
    (305)624-1144
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    0.2  mi  |  466  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Miami Gardens North Dade Middle School
    Magnet School
    3422 Nw 187th St
    Miami Gardens , FL , 33056
    (305)624-8415
    Magnet School
    0.3  mi  |  658  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Miami Carol City Middle School
    3737 Nw 188th St
    Miami , FL , 33055
    (305)624-2652
    0.5  mi  |  683  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Opa-locka Myrtle Grove Elementary School
    3125 Nw 176th St
    Opa-locka , FL , 33056
    (305)624-8431
    0.5  mi  |  391  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Miami Barbara Hawkins Elementary School
    19010 Nw 37th Ave
    Miami , FL , 33056
    (305)624-2615
    0.5  mi  |  349  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

School Reviews

  • Recommended May 09, 2011 - A.Amazing programs B.All these things are provided, and they are taught very well. C.Lots of awards are given to many talented students D.New Campus, So the new facilities are amazing E.Parent involvement is high in this school - Posted by Student/Alumni

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Miami Gardens, 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 0.36, which is lower than the Florida average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Miami Gardens is Skyway Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.