Design & Architecture Senior High School

Tel: (305)573-7135
  • Design & Architecture Senior High School serves 511 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 94% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Design & Architecture Senior High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.
  • Design & Architecture Senior High School operates within the Dade School District.
  • Dade School District's 80% graduation rate is lower than the Florida state average of 82%.

Top Placements (Florida)

Design & Architecture Senior High School is Listed among the top public schools in Florida for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 1%)
  • Graduation Rate Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)

School Overview

  • Design & Architecture Senior High School's student population of 511 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students511 students
Design & Architecture Senior High School Total Students (1992-2016)
Gender %Design & Architecture Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
Design & Architecture Senior High School Total Teachers (1992-2016)
Students by GradeDesign & Architecture Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Design & Architecture Senior High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 3601 schools in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Design & Architecture Senior High School is 0.57, 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)
75%
54%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
52%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
Design & Architecture Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1992-2016)
Asian
3%
3%
Design & Architecture Senior High School Asian Students (1992-2016)
Hispanic
60%
32%
Design & Architecture Senior High School Black Students (1992-2016)
Black
11%
23%
Design & Architecture Senior High School Black Students (1992-2016)
White
26%
39%
Design & Architecture Senior High School White Students (1992-2016)
Two or more races
n/a
3%
Design & Architecture Senior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsDesign & Architecture Senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownFL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.570.46
Design & Architecture Senior High School Diversity Score (1992-2016)
Graduation Rate≥95%
82%
Design & Architecture Senior High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
48%
Design & Architecture Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
Design & Architecture Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Design & Architecture Senior High School is Dade School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 74 school districts in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Dade School District's student population of 357,931 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 80% has increased from 71% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,718 in this district is less than the state average of $12,987. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,356 is less than the state average of $13,734. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameDade School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    524
    22
    Number of Students Managed357,93110,175
    Dade School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    52%
    54%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    52%
    52%
    District Graduation Rate
    80%
    82%
    District Total Revenue$3,443 MM$132 MM
    District Spending$3,669 MM$140 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,718$12,987
    District Spending / Student$10,356$13,734
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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