Booker T. Washington Senior High School

  • Booker T. Washington Senior High School serves 957 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 17% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 16% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Booker T. Washington Senior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Booker T. Washington Senior High School's student population of 957 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 70 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students957 students
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Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Booker T. Washington Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,601 schools in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Booker T. Washington Senior High School is 0.51, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
54%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
52%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
49%
32%
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Black
50%
23%
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White
1%
39%
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Diversity Score0.510.46
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Graduation Rate70-74%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDade School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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