Miami Sunset Senior High School

Miami Sunset Senior High School serves 2,387 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 57%.
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 2387 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 110 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 2,387 students
Miami Sunset Senior High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 110 teachers
Miami Sunset Senior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Miami Sunset Senior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.90. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 15:1
Miami Sunset Senior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Miami Sunset Senior High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
82%
28%
Miami Sunset Senior High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
5%
23%
Miami Sunset Senior High School Black (1988-2012)
White
9%
43%
Miami Sunset Senior High School White (1988-2012)
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.
0.32 0.90
Miami Sunset 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.
55%
49%
Miami Sunset 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.
10%
8%
Miami Sunset 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
23
Number of Students Managed 365,628 9,989
Dade School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 62% 70%
Dade School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $3,531 MM $138 MM
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 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
  • Miami Miami Sunset Adult Education Center
    13125 Sw 72nd St
    Miami , FL , 33183
    (305)385-4255
    0  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Miami Winston Park K-8 Center
    13200 Sw 79th St
    Miami , FL , 33183
    (305)386-7622
    0.3  mi  |  1344  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Miami Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Archimedean Academy
    Charter School
    12425 Sw 72nd St
    Miami , FL , 33183
    (305)279-6572
    Charter School
    0.7  mi  |  490  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Miami Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Archimedean Middle Conservatory
    Charter School
    12425 Sw 72 St
    Miami , FL , 33183
    (305)279-6572
    Charter School
    0.7  mi  |  286  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Miami Archimedean Upper Conservatory Charter School
    Charter School
    12425 Sw 72nd St
    Miami , FL , 33183
    (305)279-6572
    Charter School
    0.7  mi  |  169  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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Miami, 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 0.54, which is higher than the Florida average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Miami is Virginia A Boone-highland Oaks School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.