Mater Academy Charter High School

  • Mater Academy Charter High School serves 1,766 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 41% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 63% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Mater Academy Charter High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 60%.

Top Placements

Mater Academy Charter High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • Mater Academy Charter High School's student population of 1,766 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 63 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,766 students
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Total Classroom Teachers63 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mater Academy Charter High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,601 schools in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has decreased from 30:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mater Academy Charter High School is 0.10, which is less 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)
Overall School Rank#1680 out of 3,601 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mater Academy Charter High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mater Academy Charter High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio28:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Mater Academy Charter High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
Hispanic
95%
31%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Mater Academy Charter High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
4%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Mater Academy Charter High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
1%
40%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Mater Academy Charter High School and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mater Academy Charter High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.100.46
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Graduation Rate
97%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mater Academy Charter High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mater Academy Charter High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDade School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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