South Miami Senior High School

South Miami Senior High School serves 2,308 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 59%.
South Miami Senior High School operates within the Dade School District.
The school district's 68% graduation rate is lower than the FL state average of 71%.

School Overview

The student population of 2308 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 114 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,308 students
South Miami Senior High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % South Miami Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 114 teachers
South Miami Senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade South Miami Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.20 is less than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 16:1
South Miami Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
89%
30%
South Miami Senior High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
5%
23%
South Miami Senior High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
6%
41%
South Miami Senior High School White Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups South Miami Senior High School 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.
0.20 0.46
South Miami Senior High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
68%
52%
South Miami Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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.
6%
6%
South Miami Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 356,554 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,956 is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,610 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Dade School District
Number of Schools
Managed
542
22
Number of Students Managed 356,554 10,137
Dade School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 68% 71%
Dade School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $3,443 MM $132 MM
Dade School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $3,669 MM $140 MM
Dade School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,956 $11,888
Dade School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,610 $12,571
Dade School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Imater Preparatory Academy 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 Grades Students
  • MiamiSouth Miami K-8 Center
    Magnet School
    0.5 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 827 students6800 Sw 60th St
    MiamiFL 33143
    (305)667-8847
    0.5PK-8827
  • MiamiSouth Miami Middle School
    Magnet School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 976 students6750 Sw 60th St
    MiamiFL 33143
    (305)661-3481
    0.56-8976
  • MiamiDavid Fairchild Elementary School
    1.3 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 662 students5757 Sw 45th St
    MiamiFL 33155
    (305)665-5483
    1.3PK-5662
  • HialeahImater Preparatory Academy High School
    Charter School
    1.3 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 203 students651 West 20th St
    HialeahFL 33010
    (305)669-2906
    1.39-12203
  • MiamiLudlam Elementary School
    1.3 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 411 students6639 Sw 74th St
    MiamiFL 33143
    (305)667-5551
    1.3PK-5411

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