Top 10 Best Opa Locka Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 22 public schools serving 6,415 students in Opa Locka, FL (there are 11 private schools, serving 1,692 private students). 79% of all K-12 students in Opa Locka, FL are educated in public schools (compared to the FL state average of 87%).
The top ranked public schools in Opa Locka, FL are N Dade Center For Modern Language, Jann Mann Educational Center and Dr. Frederica S. Wilson/skyway Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Opa Locka, FL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 31% (versus the Florida public school average of 48%), and reading proficiency score of 34% (versus the 52% statewide average). Schools in Opa Locka have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Florida public schools.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Florida public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Best Opa Locka, FL Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
N Dade Center For Modern Language
Magnet School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1840 Nw 157th St
Opa Locka, FL 33054
(305) 625-3885
Grades: K-5
| 334 students
Rank: #22.
Jann Mann Educational Center
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
16101 Nw 44th Ct
Opa Locka, FL 33054
(305) 625-0855
Grades: 5-12
| 47 students
Rank: #33.
Dr. Frederica S. Wilson/skyway Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4555 Nw 206th Ter
Opa Locka, FL 33055
(305) 621-5838
Grades: PK-5
| 201 students
Rank: #44.
Miami Gardens Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4444 Nw 195th St
Opa Locka, FL 33055
(305) 625-5321
Grades: PK-5
| 222 students
Rank: #55.
Charles David Wyche Jr Elementary School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5241 Nw 195th Dr
Opa Locka, FL 33055
(305) 628-5776
Grades: PK-5
| 481 students
Rank: #66.
Acceleration Academies-central Miami
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4719 Nw 183rd St
Opa Locka, FL 33055
(786) 629-1447
Grades: 8-12
| 310 students
Rank: #77.
Rainbow Park Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
15355 Nw 19th Ave
Opa Locka, FL 33054
(305) 688-4631
Grades: PK-5
| 216 students
Rank: #88.
Arts Of Excellence
Charter School
(Math: 40-49% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
780 Fisherman St
Opa Locka, FL 33054
(786) 534-4258
Grades: 6-12
| 18 students
Rank: #99.
Bunche Park Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
16001 Bunche Park Dr
Opa Locka, FL 33054
(305) 621-1469
Grades: PK-5
| 273 students
Rank: #1010.
Golden Glades Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
16520 Nw 28th Ave
Opa Locka, FL 33054
(305) 624-9641
Grades: PK-5
| 165 students
Rank: #1111.
Lake Stevens Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5101 Nw 183rd St
Opa Locka, FL 33055
(305) 625-6536
Grades: PK-5
| 242 students
Rank: #1212.
Carol City Middle School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3737 Nw 188th St
Opa Locka, FL 33055
(305) 624-2652
Grades: 6-8
| 467 students
Rank: #1313.
North Glade Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5000 Nw 177th St
Opa Locka, FL 33055
(305) 624-3608
Grades: PK-5
| 168 students
Rank: #1414.
Dr. Robert B. Ingram Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
600 Ahmad St
Opa Locka, FL 33054
(305) 688-4605
Grades: PK-5
| 285 students
Rank: #1515.
Lake Stevens Middle School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 27%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
18484 Nw 48th Pl
Opa Locka, FL 33055
(305) 620-1294
Grades: 6-8
| 397 students
Rank: #1616.
Beacon College Preparatory Elementary School
Charter School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
13400 Nw 28th Ave
Opa Locka, FL 33054
(786) 353-6109
Grades: K-5
| 368 students
Rank: #1717.
Carol City Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4375 Nw 173rd Dr
Opa Locka, FL 33055
(305) 621-0509
Grades: PK-5
| 314 students
Rank: #1818.
Beacon College Prep Middle School
Charter School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
13400 Nw 28th Ave
Opa Locka, FL 33054
(786) 353-6109
Grades: 6-8
| 210 students
Rank: #1919.
North Dade Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 23%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1840 Nw 157th St
Opa Locka, FL 33054
(305) 624-8415
Grades: 6-8
| 412 students
Rank: #2020.
Nathan B. Young Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
14120 Nw 24th Ave
Opa Locka, FL 33054
(305) 685-7204
Grades: PK-5
| 338 students
Rank: #2121.
North Park High School
Alternative School
Charter School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤10% )
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3400 Nw 135th St
Opa Locka, FL 33054
(305) 720-2995
Grades: 9-12
| 520 students
Rank: #2222.
North Gardens High School
Alternative School
Charter School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4692f Nw 183rd St
Opa Locka, FL 33055
(786) 528-6308
Grades: 9-12
| 427 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Opa Locka, Florida

Opa Locka, Florida Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
780 Fisherman St
Opa Locka, FL 33054
(305) 953-8401
Grades: K-5
| 50 students
780 Fisherman St 2nd Floor
Opa Locka, FL 33054
(305) 681-3332
Grades: PK-5
| n/a students
13400 Nw 28th Ave
Opa Locka, FL 33054
(305) 685-8190
Grades: 6-8
| 248 students
13400 Nw 28th Ave
Opa Locka, FL 33054
(305) 685-8190
Grades: K-5
| 376 students
Icare - North (Closed 2011)
Alternative School
20660 Nw 47th Ave
Opa Locka, FL 33055
(305) 636-6147
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Life Skills Center Opa Locka (Closed 2012)
Alternative School
Charter School
3400 Nw 135 St
Opa Locka, FL 33054
(305) 685-1415
Grades: 9-12
| 297 students
13331 Alexandria Ave
Opa Locka, FL 33054
(305) 636-6147
Grades: 6-9
| 88 students
3400 Nw 135th Street
Opa Locka, FL 33054
(305) 681-9116
Grades: K-5
| 249 students
3400 Nw 135th Street
Opa Locka, FL 33054
(305) 681-9116
Grades: K-5
| 130 students
940 Caliph St
Opa Locka, FL 33054
(786) 615-2977
Grades: PK-5
| 60 students
Sandor Wiener School Of Opportunity (Closed 2012)
Special Education School
Charter School
20000 Nw 47th Ave 7
Opa Locka, FL 33055
(305) 623-9631
Grades: PK-8
| 28 students
13307 Alexandria Avenue
Opa Locka, FL 33054
(305) 769-2827
Grades: 6-8
| 114 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Opa Locka, FL?
How many public schools are located in Opa Locka, FL?
22 public schools are located in Opa Locka, FL.
What percentage of students in Opa Locka, FL go to public school?
79% of all K-12 students in Opa Locka, FL are educated in public schools (compared to the FL state average of 87%).
What is the racial composition of students in Opa Locka, FL?
Opa Locka, FL public schools minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Florida public schools average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

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