Homestead Senior High School

  • Homestead Senior High School serves 1,840 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 18% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 24% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Homestead 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.
  • Homestead 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%.

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School Overview

  • Homestead Senior High School's student population of 1840 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 102 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,840 students
Homestead Senior High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Homestead Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers102 teachers
Homestead Senior High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeHomestead Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Homestead Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Homestead Senior High School is 0.53, 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)
18%
54%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
52%
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
Homestead Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
n/a
3%
Homestead Senior High School Asian Students (1991-2011)
Hispanic
54%
32%
Homestead Senior High School Black Students (1989-2016)
Black
43%
23%
Homestead Senior High School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
3%
39%
Homestead Senior High School White Students (1989-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsHomestead Senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownFL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.530.46
Homestead Senior High School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Graduation Rate
71%
82%
Homestead Senior High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
48%
Homestead Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
Homestead Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Homestead 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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