South Dade Senior High School

South Dade Senior High School serves 3,427 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 57%.
South Dade 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 3427 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 163 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 3,427 students
South Dade Senior High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 163 teachers
South Dade Senior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade South Dade 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 0.55 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 21:1 15:1
South Dade Senior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
South Dade Senior High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
63%
28%
South Dade Senior High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
20%
23%
South Dade Senior High School Black (1988-2012)
White
14%
43%
South Dade Senior High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups South Dade Senior High School Sch Ethnicity South Dade 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.
0.55 0.45
South Dade 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.
66%
49%
South Dade 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.
6%
8%
South Dade 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
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 Mavericks High Of South Miami Dade County (2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Somerset Academy Charter Middle School (country Pa (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Avocado Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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