Homestead Senior High School

  • Homestead Senior High School serves 1,780 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 60%.
  • Homestead Senior High School operates within the Dade School District.
  • Dade School District's 68% graduation rate is lower than the FL state average of 71%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1780 students has declined by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 100 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,780 students
Homestead Senior High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Homestead Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers100 teachers
Homestead Senior High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeHomestead Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
Homestead Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
3%
Homestead Senior High School Asian Students (1991-2011)
Hispanic
52%
31%
Homestead Senior High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
45%
23%
Homestead Senior High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
3%
40%
Homestead Senior High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Homestead Senior High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic GroupsHomestead Senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownFL 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.
0.530.46
Homestead Senior High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
84%
53%
Homestead Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
3%
5%
Homestead Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Dade School District's student population of 356,762 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 95% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,664 in this district is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,299 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District NameDade School District
Number of Schools
Managed
519
22
Number of Students Managed356,76210,184
Dade School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate68%71%
Dade School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue$3,443 MM$132 MM
Dade School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending$3,669 MM$140 MM
Dade School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student$9,664$11,888
Dade School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student$10,299$12,571
Dade School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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