Mater Gardens Academy

9010 Nw 178th Ln
Hialeah, FL 33018
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Top 20%
Serving 802 students in grades Kindergarten-8, Mater Gardens Academy ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 48%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%).
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 802 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Top 20% in FL
  • : 66% (Top 20%)
  • : 79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Mater Gardens Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Mater Gardens Academy's student population of 802 students has grown by 32% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
802 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Mater Gardens Academy ranks within the top 20% of all 3,655 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Mater Gardens Academy is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (FL)
#422 out of 3655 schools
(Top 20%)
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66%
48%
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79%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
16:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
96%
36%
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Black
1%
21%
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White
2%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
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4%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.08
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mater Gardens Academy's ranking?
Mater Gardens Academy is ranked #422 out of 3,655 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Florida.
What schools are Mater Gardens Academy often compared to?
Mater Gardens Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Hialeah Gardens Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
66% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% FL state average), while 79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
How many students attend Mater Gardens Academy?
802 students attend Mater Gardens Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of Mater Gardens Academy students are Hispanic, 2% of students are White, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mater Gardens Academy?
Mater Gardens Academy has a student ration of 21:1, which is higher than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Mater Gardens Academy offer ?
Mater Gardens Academy offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Mater Gardens Academy part of?
Mater Gardens Academy is part of Miami-Dade School District.

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Date
ENJOY YOUR SUMMER BREAK!
June 08, 2024 (Saturday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 802 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 66% (Top 20%)
  • : 79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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