Mast Academy

3979 Rickenbacker Cswy

Key Biscayne, FL 33149

Tel: (305)365-6278
  • Mast Academy serves 1,142 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 85% (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 91% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Mast Academy placed in the top 5% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) 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 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.
  • Mast Academy 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)

Mast Academy is Listed among the top public schools in Florida for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 1%)
  • Graduation Rate Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
  • Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 20%)

School Overview

  • Mast Academy's student population of 1142 students has grown by 69% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 62 teachers has grown by 51% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2006)
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students1,142 students
Mast Academy Total Students (1992-2016)
Gender %Mast Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers
Mast Academy Total Teachers (1992-2016)
Students by GradeMast Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Mast Academy is ranked within the top 5% 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 Mast Academy is 0.48, 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)
85%
54%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
91%
52%
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
Mast Academy Student Teacher Ratio (1992-2016)
Asian
2%
3%
Mast Academy Asian Students (1992-2016)
Hispanic
67%
32%
Mast Academy Black Students (1992-2016)
Black
4%
23%
Mast Academy Black Students (1992-2016)
White
27%
39%
Mast Academy White Students (1992-2016)
Two or more races
n/a
3%
Mast Academy Two Or More Races Students (2011-2012)
All Ethnic GroupsMast Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownFL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.480.46
Mast Academy Diversity Score (1992-2016)
Graduation Rate≥95%
82%
Mast Academy Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
48%
Mast Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
Mast Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Mast Academy 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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