Miami-Dade School District

1450 Ne 2nd Ave # 912
Miami, FL 33132-1308
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Miami-Dade School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Florida for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 540 public schools serving 329,458 students in Miami-Dade School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Florida.
Public Schools in Miami-Dade School District have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the Florida public school average of 48%), and reading proficiency score of 54% (versus the 52% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Florida public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (FL)
# Schools
538 Schools
4,235 Schools
# Students
329,458 Students
2,830,721 Students
# Teachers
17,411 Teachers
159,344 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Miami-Dade School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 73 school districts in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has increased from 80% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (FL)
Overall District Rank
#37 out of 73 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Miami-Dade  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Miami-Dade  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
52%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Miami-Dade  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Miami-Dade  School District and public school graduation rate of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.43
0.70
# American Indian Students
130 Students
7,229 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
3,595 Students
79,084 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
241,400 Students
1,003,460 Students
% Hispanic Students
73%
36%
# Black Students
61,353 Students
601,873 Students
% Black Students
19%
21%
# White Students
20,822 Students
1,020,770 Students
% White Students
6%
36%
# Hawaiian Students
111 Students
4,943 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
2,047 Students
113,315 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
8,977
58,898
# Students in K Grade:
21,594
199,368
# Students in 1st Grade:
21,801
201,106
# Students in 2nd Grade:
23,089
204,688
# Students in 3rd Grade:
24,467
213,063
# Students in 4th Grade:
23,221
203,126
# Students in 5th Grade:
25,345
218,041
# Students in 6th Grade:
24,980
213,424
# Students in 7th Grade:
26,092
219,539
# Students in 8th Grade:
26,615
226,151
# Students in 9th Grade:
26,227
231,761
# Students in 10th Grade:
26,698
226,340
# Students in 11th Grade:
25,270
211,252
# Students in 12th Grade:
25,082
203,964
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,123 in this school district is less than the state median of $13,579. The school district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,617 is less than the state median of $13,337. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (FL)
Total Revenue
$4,325 MM
$166 MM
This chart display total revenue of Miami-Dade  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$4,158 MM
$163 MM
This chart display total spending of Miami-Dade  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,123
$13,579
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Miami-Dade  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,617
$13,337
This chart display average spending per public school student in Miami-Dade  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Miami-Dade School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Doral Of Technology
Charter School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2601 Nw 112th Ave
Miami, FL 33172
(305) 591-0020
Grades: 6-8
| 300 students
Rank: #22.
True North Classical Academy
Charter School
Math: 96% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
9393 Sw 72nd St
Miami, FL 33173
(305) 749-5725
Grades: K-8
| 510 students
Rank: #33.
Terra Environmental Research Institute
Magnet School
Math: 90% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
11005 Sw 84th St
Miami, FL 33173
(305) 412-5800
Grades: 9-12
| 1,668 students
Rank: #44.
Henry S. West Laboratory School
Magnet School
Math: 86% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
5300 Carillo St
Miami, FL 33146
(305) 661-7661
Grades: K-8
| 369 students
Rank: #55.
Sunset Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 86% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
5120 Sw 72nd St
Miami, FL 33143
(305) 661-8527
Grades: PK-5
| 1,206 students
Rank: #66.
Just Arts And Management Charter Middle School
Charter School
Math: 87% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2450 Nw 97th Ave
Miami, FL 33172
(305) 597-9999
Grades: 6-8
| 267 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Somerset Charter Middle School South Miami Campus
Charter School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
5876 Sw 68th St
Miami, FL 33143
(305) 740-0509
Grades: 6-8
| 162 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Somerset Preparatory Sunset
Charter School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
11155 Sw 112th Ave
Miami, FL 33176
(305) 271-9000
Grades: K-8
| 403 students
Rank: #99.
Somerset Elementary School South Miami Campus
Charter School
Math: 86% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5876 Sw 68th St
Miami, FL 33143
(305) 740-0509
Grades: K-5
| 515 students
Rank: #1010.
George Washington Carver Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 85% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4901 Lincoln Dr
Miami, FL 33133
(305) 444-7388
Grades: 6-8
| 986 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Ada Merritt K-8 Center
Magnet School
Math: 85% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
660 Sw 3rd St
Miami, FL 33130
(305) 326-0791
Grades: PK-8
| 772 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Doral Academy
Charter School
Math: 85% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2450 Nw 97th Ave
Miami, FL 33172
(305) 597-9999
Grades: K-5
| 1,081 students
Rank: #1313.
True North Classical South
Charter School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7900 Sw 86th St
Miami, FL 33143
(305) 405-7373
Grades: K-8
| 361 students
Rank: #1414.
Doral Performing Arts & Entertainment Academy
Charter School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
11100 Nw 27th St
Miami, FL 33172
(305) 597-9950
Grades: 9-12
| 402 students
Rank: #1515.
Mast Academy
Magnet School
Math: 83% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3979 Rickenbacker Cswy
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
(305) 365-6278
Grades: 6-12
| 1,549 students
Rank: #1616.
I Preparatory Academy
Magnet School
Math: 82% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1500 Biscayne Blvd Ste 129
Miami, FL 33132
(305) 995-1928
Grades: PK-12
| 873 students
Rank: #1717.
Pinecrest Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10250 Sw 57th Ave
Miami, FL 33156
(305) 667-5579
Grades: PK-5
| 981 students
Rank: #1818.
Bridgeprep Interamerican Campus
Charter School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
621 Beacom Blvd
Miami, FL 33135
(305) 643-4833
Grades: K-8
| 180 students
Rank: #1919.
Jose Marti Mast 6-12 Academy
Magnet School
Math: 81% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5701 W 24th Ave
Hialeah, FL 33016
(305) 557-5931
Grades: 6-12
| 922 students
Rank: #2020.
Doral Charter Middle School
Charter School
Math: 81% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2601 Nw 112th Ave
Miami, FL 33172
(305) 591-0020
Grades: 6-8
| 1,343 students
Rank: #2121.
Palmetto Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
12401 Sw 74th Ave
Miami, FL 33156
(305) 238-4306
Grades: PK-5
| 593 students
Rank: #2222.
Somerset Bay Middle School
Charter School
Math: 81% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
9500 Sw 97th Ave
Miami, FL 33176
(305) 274-0682
Grades: 6-8
| 234 students
Rank: #2323.
Integrated Science And Asian Culture (Isaac) Academy
Charter School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
301 Westward Dr
Miami, FL 33166
(305) 863-8030
Grades: K-8
| 267 students
Rank: #2424.
Archimedean Academy
Charter School
Math: 79% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
12425 Sw 72nd St
Miami, FL 33183
(305) 279-6572
Grades: K-5
| 629 students
Rank: #2525.
True North Classical High School
Charter School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
9393 Sunset Dr
Miami, FL 33173
(305) 749-5725
Grades: 9-12
| 247 students
Rank: #2626.
International Studies Charter Middle School
Charter School
Math: 82% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2480 Sw 8th St
Miami, FL 33135
(305) 643-2955
Grades: 6-8
| 322 students
Rank: #2727.
Herbert A. Ammons Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 78% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
17990 Sw 142nd Ave
Miami, FL 33177
(305) 971-0158
Grades: 6-8
| 978 students
Rank: #2828.
Aventura City Of Excellence School
Charter School
Math: 81% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3333 Ne 188th St
Miami, FL 33180
(305) 466-1499
Grades: K-8
| 1,031 students
Rank: #2929.
International Studies Charter High School
Charter School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2480 Sw 8th St
Miami, FL 33135
(305) 643-2955
Grades: 9-12
| 411 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
International Studies Preparatory Academy
Magnet School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1570 Madruga Ave
Miami, FL 33146
(305) 663-7200
Grades: 9-12
| 381 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Somerset Bay
Charter School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
9500 Sw 97th Ave
Miami, FL 33176
(305) 274-0682
Grades: K-5
| 443 students
Rank: #3232.
Miami Arts Studio 6-12 At Zelda Glazer
Magnet School
Math: 75% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
15015 Sw 24th St
Miami, FL 33185
(305) 485-2323
Grades: 6-12
| 1,756 students
Rank: #3333.
Air Base K-8 Center For International Education
Magnet School
Math: 74% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
12829 Sw 272nd St
Homestead, FL 33032
(305) 258-3676
Grades: PK-8
| 1,084 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Archimedean Middle Conservatory
Charter School
Math: 73% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
12425 Sw 72nd St
Miami, FL 33183
(305) 279-6572
Grades: 6-8
| 320 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Kendall Square K-8 Center
Math: 70-79% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
9325 Sw 169 Place
Miami, FL 33196
(305) 382-0352
Grades: K-8
| 302 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Miami-Dade School District?
Miami-Dade School District manages 540 public schools serving 329,458 students.
What is the rank of Miami-Dade School District?
Miami-Dade School District is ranked #36 out of 73 school districts in Florida (top 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Florida school districts for: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Miami-Dade School District?
73% of Miami-Dade School District students are Hispanic, 19% of students are Black, 6% of students are White, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Miami-Dade School District?
Miami-Dade School District has a student/teacher ratio of 18:1, which is equal to the Florida state average of 18:1.
What is Miami-Dade School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $12,617 is less than the state median of $13,337. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 538 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 329,458 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Btm 50% in FL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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