Miami Central Senior High School

  • Miami Central Senior High School serves 1,709 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 24% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Miami Central 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 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62%.

Top Placements

Miami Central Senior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • Miami Central Senior High School's student population of 1,709 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 104 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,709 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Miami Central Senior High School
Total Classroom Teachers104 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Miami Central Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Miami Central Senior High School is 0.34, 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.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank#3414 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Miami Central Senior 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Miami Central Senior 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
20%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Miami Central Senior High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
79%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Miami Central Senior High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Miami Central Senior High School and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Miami Central Senior High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.340.70
This chart display the diversity score of Miami Central Senior High School and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
83%
86%
This chart display graduation rate of Miami Central Senior High School and public school graduation rate of Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Miami Central Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Miami Central Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDade School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Miami Central Senior High School is Cope Center North (0.6 miles away)
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