Mast Academy

3979 Rickenbacker Cswy

Key Biscayne, FL 33149-1022

Grades: 8-12

673 students

Mast Academy serves 673 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 58%.
Mast Academy 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 673 students has grown by 22% over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2006)
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 673 students
Mast Academy Total Students (1992-2013)
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Mast Academy Total Teachers (1992-2013)
Students by Grade Mast Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 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 16:1 15:1
Mast Academy Student Teacher Ratio (1992-2013)
Asian
3%
3%
Mast Academy Asian Students (1992-2013)
Hispanic
64%
28%
Mast Academy Black Students (1992-2013)
Black
10%
23%
Mast Academy Black Students (1992-2013)
White
23%
42%
Mast Academy White Students (1992-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Mast Academy 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.
0.53 0.45
Mast Academy Diversity Score (1992-2013)
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.
24%
51%
Mast Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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.
8%
7%
Mast Academy 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 Dade Marine Institute-south (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dade Marine Institute-south (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dade Marine Institute-south (1.4 miles away)
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  • Key BiscayneDade Marine Institute-south
    Alternative School
    1820 Arthur Lamb Jr Rd
    Key BiscayneFL 33149
    (305)363-6160
    Alternative School

    1.4 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 47 students                      
  • MiamiSouthside Elementary School
    Magnet School
    45 Sw 13th St
    MiamiFL 33130
    (305)371-3311
    Magnet School

    2.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 849 students                      
  • Miami BeachSouth Pointe Elementary School
    1050 4th St
    Miami BeachFL 33139
    (305)531-5437
    3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 602 students                      
  • MiamiNew World School Of The Arts
    Magnet School
    25 Ne 2nd St
    MiamiFL 33132
    (305)237-3135
    Magnet School

    3.1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 472 students                      
  • Miami Mater Academy East Charter
    Charter School
    450 Sw 4th St
    MiamiFL 33130
    (305)324-4667
    Charter School

    3.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 626 students                      

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