South Miami Senior High School

South Miami Senior High School serves 2,248 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 57%.
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 2248 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 111 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,248 students
South Miami Senior High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 111 teachers
South Miami Senior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade South Miami Senior High School 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 0.26 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 20:1 15:1
South Miami Senior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
South Miami Senior High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
86%
28%
South Miami Senior High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
6%
23%
South Miami Senior High School Black (1988-2012)
White
6%
43%
South Miami Senior High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups South Miami Senior High School Sch Ethnicity South Miami 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.
0.26 0.90
South Miami 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.
64%
49%
South Miami 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.
8%
8%
South Miami Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 350,239 students has stayed relatively flat 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 350,239 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 Ben Gamla Charter High School (1.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is South Miami Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Miami K-8 Center (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • South Miami South Miami K-8 Center
    Magnet School
    6800 Sw 60th St
    South Miami , FL , 33143
    (305)667-8847
    Magnet School
    0.5  mi  |  825  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • South Miami South Miami Middle School
    Magnet School
    6750 Sw 60th St
    South Miami , FL , 33143
    (305)661-3481
    Magnet School
    0.5  mi  |  1026  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Miami David Fairchild Elementary School
    5757 Sw 45th St
    Miami , FL , 33155
    (305)665-5483
    1.3  mi  |  635  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Miami Somerset Shores Academy
    Charter School
    6361 Sunset Dr
    Miami , FL , 33143
    (305)345-5289
    Charter School
    1.3  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Sunrise Ben Gamla Charter High School
    Charter School
    6511 West Sunrise Blvd
    Sunrise , FL , 33313
    (954)587-8348
    Charter School
    1.3  mi  |  45  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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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 0.55, 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.