Miami Lakes Educational Center

5780 Nw 158th St,

Miami Lakes, FL, 33014-6720

Tel: (305)557-1100
Grades: 9-12

1,487 students

Miami Lakes Educational Center serves 1,487 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Miami Lakes Educational Center 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 1487 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,487 students
Miami Lakes Educational Center Total Students (2001-2012)
Gender % 42% Male / 58%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 67 teachers
Miami Lakes Educational Center Total Classroom Teachers (2001-2012)
Students by Grade Miami Lakes Educational Center Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 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 22:1 15:1
Miami Lakes Educational Center Student : Teacher Ratio (2001-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Miami Lakes Educational Center Asian (2002-2012)
Hispanic
72%
28%
Miami Lakes Educational Center Hispanic (2001-2012)
Black
21%
23%
Miami Lakes Educational Center Black (2001-2012)
White
3%
43%
Miami Lakes Educational Center White (2001-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Miami Lakes Educational Center Sch Ethnicity Miami Lakes Educational Center 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.
0.44 0.90
Miami Lakes Educational Center Diversity Score (2001-2012)
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.
56%
49%
Miami Lakes Educational Center Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2012)
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.
16%
8%
Miami Lakes Educational Center Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2012)

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 Miami Lakes Educational Center-adult High School (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Miami Lakes Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Advanced Learning Charter School (0.8 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Miami Lakes Miami Lakes Educational Center-adult High School
    Vocational School
    5780 Nw 158th St
    Miami Lakes , FL , 33014
    (305)557-1100
    Vocational School
    0  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Hialeah Miami Lakes Middle School
    6425 Miami Lakeway North
    Hialeah , FL , 33014
    (305)557-3900
    0.7  mi  |  824  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Miami Advanced Learning Charter School
    Charter School
    5855 Nw 171 St
    Miami , FL , 33015
    (305)231-4888
    Charter School
    0.8  mi  |  442  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Hialeah Miami Lakes K-8 Center
    14250 Nw 67th Ave
    Hialeah , FL , 33014
    (305)822-7757
    1.3  mi  |  1533  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Opa-locka Jan Mann Opportunity School
    Alternative School
    16101 Nw 44th Court
    Opa-locka , FL , 33054
    (305)625-0855
    Alternative School
    1.4  mi  |  175  students  |  Gr.  5-12

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Miami-dade County, 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 0.50, which is lower than the Florida average of 0.9. The most diverse school district in Miami-dade County is Dade School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.