Miami Sunset Senior High School

Miami Sunset Senior High School serves 2,122 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 58%.
Miami Sunset 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 2122 students has declined by 19% over five years.
The teacher population of 103 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,122 students
Miami Sunset Senior High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 103 teachers
Miami Sunset Senior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Miami Sunset Senior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less 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 21:1 15:1
Miami Sunset Senior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
Miami Sunset Senior High School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
85%
28%
Miami Sunset Senior High School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
4%
23%
Miami Sunset Senior High School Black (1988-2013)
White
10%
42%
Miami Sunset Senior High School White (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Miami Sunset Senior High School Sch Ethnicity Miami Sunset 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.
0.27 0.45
Miami Sunset 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.
58%
51%
Miami Sunset 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.
11%
7%
Miami Sunset 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 Archimedean Upper Conservatory Charter School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Archimedean Middle Conservatory (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Winston Park K-8 Center (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • MiamiMiami Sunset Adult Education Center
    13125 Sw 72nd St
    MiamiFL 33183
    (305)385-4255
    0 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • MiamiWinston Park K-8 Center
    13200 Sw 79th St
    MiamiFL 33183
    (305)386-7622
    0.3 mi | 1304 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • MiamiHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Archimedean Academy
    Charter School
    12425 Sw 72nd St
    MiamiFL 33183
    (305)279-6572
    Charter School

    0.7 mi | 567 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • MiamiHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Archimedean Middle Conservatory
    Charter School
    12425 Sw 72nd St
    MiamiFL 33183
    (305)279-6572
    Charter School

    0.7 mi | 313 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • MiamiArchimedean Upper Conservatory Charter School
    Charter School
    12425 Sw 72nd St
    MiamiFL 33183
    (305)279-6572
    Charter School

    0.7 mi | 192 students | Gr. 9-12                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended March 15, 2010 - High quality academics in a great school environment. A well rounded education and a spectacular sports program. Law, Medicine, TV production, Arts and Sciences. A great high school experience. Simply the best!! - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended May 11, 2009 - This school is an excellent academic school. They have several AP and honors courses, as well as extracurricular programs. Offers great preparation for college. - Posted by Parent

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