South Dade Senior High School

South Dade Senior High School serves 3,361 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 58%.
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 3361 students has grown by 29% over five years.
The teacher population of 158 teachers has grown by 17% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 3,361 students
South Dade Senior High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 158 teachers
South Dade Senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade South Dade Senior High School Student 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 0.52 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 (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
South Dade Senior High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
65%
28%
South Dade Senior High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
21%
23%
South Dade Senior High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
13%
42%
South Dade Senior High School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups South Dade Senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.52 0.45
South Dade 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.
71%
51%
South Dade 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.
6%
7%
South Dade Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

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
Dade School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 62% 70%
Dade School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $3,531 MM $138 MM
Dade School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $3,994 MM $159 MM
Dade School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,220 $13,793
Dade School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,558 $15,882
Dade School District 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 Medical Academy For Science And Technology (m.a.s. (1.9 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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