South Miami Senior High School

South Miami Senior High School serves 2,230 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 58%.
South Miami 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 2230 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 114 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,230 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 114 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.20 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 20:1 15:1
Hispanic
89%
28%
Black
5%
23%
White
6%
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.
0.20 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.
66%
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.
7%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 370,279 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 370,279 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 Miami Children's Hospital (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is South Miami Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Miami K-8 Center (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • MiamiSouth Miami K-8 Center
    Magnet School
    6800 Sw 60th St
    MiamiFL 33143
    (305)667-8847
    Magnet School

    0.4 mi | 812 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • MiamiSouth Miami Middle School
    Magnet School
    6750 Sw 60th St
    MiamiFL 33143
    (305)661-3481
    Magnet School

    0.4 mi | 1021 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • MiamiSomerset Shores Academy
    Charter School
    6361 Sunset Dr
    MiamiFL 33143
    (305)345-5289
    Charter School

    1.2 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • MiamiDavid Fairchild Elementary School
    5757 Sw 45th St
    MiamiFL 33155
    (305)665-5483
    1.3 mi | 632 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MiamiBen Gamla Charter Academy
    Charter School
    6340 Sunset Dr
    MiamiFL 33143
    (305)669-2906
    Charter School

    1.3 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       

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