Southwest Miami Senior High School

8855 Sw 50th Terrace,

Miami, FL, 33165-6763

Tel: (305)274-0181
Grades: 9-12

3,024 students

Southwest Miami Senior High School serves 3,024 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Southwest 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 3024 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 132 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 3,024 students
Southwest Miami Senior High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 132 teachers
Southwest Miami Senior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Southwest Miami Senior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 15:1
Southwest Miami Senior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Southwest Miami Senior High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
92%
28%
Southwest Miami Senior High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
23%
Southwest Miami Senior High School Black (1991-2012)
White
5%
43%
Southwest Miami Senior High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Southwest Miami Senior High School Sch Ethnicity Southwest 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.
0.15 0.69
Southwest 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.
61%
49%
Southwest 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.
12%
8%
Southwest Miami 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 0% has decreased from 54% over five years.
School District Name Dade School District
Number of Schools
Managed
507
20
Number of Students Managed 365,628 9,762
Dade School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
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 Riviera Middle School (1.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Glades Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Blue Lakes Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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