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 30% over five years.
The teacher population of 103 teachers has declined by 31% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,122 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 103 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 22:1 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
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
85%
28%
Black
4%
23%
White
10%
42%
All Ethnic Groups
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
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%
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%

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
Graduation Rate 62% 70%
District Total Revenue $3,531 MM $138 MM
District Spending $3,994 MM $159 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,220 $13,793
District Spending / Student $11,558 $15,882
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 Grades Students
  • MiamiMiami Sunset Adult Education Center
    13125 Sw 72nd St
    MiamiFL 33183
    (305)385-4255
    0 mi | Gr.  | n/a students                      
  • MiamiWinston Park K-8 Center
    13200 Sw 79th St
    MiamiFL 33183
    (305)386-7622
    0.3 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 1304 students                      
  • Miami Archimedean Academy
    Charter School
    12425 Sw 72nd St
    MiamiFL 33183
    (305)279-6572
    Charter School

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

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

    0.7 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 192 students                      

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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