School For Advanced Studies-wolfson

25 Ne 2nd St 5515,

Miami, FL, 33132-2103

Tel: (305)237-7270
Grades: 11-12

97 students

School For Advanced Studies-wolfson serves 97 students in grades 11-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 57%.
School For Advanced Studies-wolfson 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 97 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 11-12
Total Students 97 students
School For Advanced Studies-wolfson Total Students (2000-2012)
Gender % 42% Male / 58%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 4 teachers
School For Advanced Studies-wolfson Total Classroom Teachers (2000-2012)
Students by Grade School For Advanced Studies-wolfson Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 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 24:1 15:1
School For Advanced Studies-wolfson Student : Teacher Ratio (2000-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
2%
School For Advanced Studies-wolfson Asian (2000-2012)
Hispanic
61%
28%
School For Advanced Studies-wolfson Hispanic (2000-2012)
Black
9%
23%
School For Advanced Studies-wolfson Black (2000-2012)
White
24%
43%
School For Advanced Studies-wolfson White (2000-2012)
All Ethnic Groups School For Advanced Studies-wolfson Sch Ethnicity School For Advanced Studies-wolfson 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.
0.57 0.69
School For Advanced Studies-wolfson Diversity Score (2000-2012)
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.
25%
49%
School For Advanced Studies-wolfson Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2012)
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.
13%
8%
School For Advanced Studies-wolfson Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 365,628 students has grown by 55892% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 95% 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 $5,407,583 $13,793
Dade School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $6,115,936 $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

School Notes:

  • The School for Advanced Studies (SAS) is a SACS accredited dual-enrollment secondary school in Miami, Florida. It is a part of the Miami-Dade County Public Schools System and is situated at three campuses of Miami Dade College. These three campuses are: the Kendall campus, North Campus and Wolfson Campus.
  • About the school: SAS is part of the dual-enrollment program, meaning that every student at SAS is enrolled at both the high school and Miami Dade College. This enables students to take their core academic classes at the high school (Math, Social Studies, and English) and simultaneously enroll in college classes at MDC as electives. SAS allows students to earn college credits that can be redeemable upon graduation to the higher institution of their choice or even earn their Associate of Arts Degree. Another feature that separates SAS from other high schools is the fact that it only accepts incoming students in the eleventh and twelfth grade. SAS is also very selective with admissions. Prospective students must pass the College Placement Test, have and maintain a 3.0 unweighted overall GPA, and maintain a 2.0 college unweighted GPA. Furthermore, SAS boasts a small school atmosphere at the heart of a relaxed college campus.
  • Organizations: The following organizations are active at the school: National Honor Society; Mu Alpha Theta; SAeSense, the national award-winning literary magazine; FBLA; Yearbook; Interact; Model UN; Student Government.
  • Awards and Honors: Ranked #1 in the world in Advanced Placement English Literature by the College Board.
  • Highest average scores for SAT Math and Verbal in Miami-Dade County.
  • Earned #4 highest scores for in the state for FCAT Science and #1 in Miami-Dade County (Note: SAS does not offer any science course as part of its main curriculum).
  • Highest school attendance in Miami-Dade County (for two grading periods).
  • Ranked #163 out of 30,000+ public senior high schools in the U.S. by Newsweek.
  • 100% of students who attend for both years earn a minimum of 42 college credits.
  • 100% of students continue post-secondary education.
  • 91% of seniors received Florida Bright Futures Scholarship.
  • Three National Merit Scholar Finalists have been SAS students.
  • Three Gates Millennium Scholarship winners have been SAS students.
  • One student from the North Campus of SAS was recognized as a National Hispanic Scholar by the National Hispanic Recognition Program in 2006.
  • 64% of students received the Superintendent’s Diploma of Distinction.
  • 76% of students applied to and were accepted by their first choice college/university.
  • SAS senior scholarship monies total for 2004-2005 - $3,742,050.
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Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is New World School Of The Arts (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Miami-dade Online Academy (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Downtown Miami Charter School (0.4 miles away)
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