Miami Lakes Educational Center

5780 Nw 158th St
Hialeah, FL 33014
9/
10
Top 20%
Serving 1,104 students in grades 9-12, Miami Lakes Educational Center 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 72% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 72% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%).
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 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: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,104 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : 97% (Top 10% in FL)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 72% (Top 20%)
  • : 72% (Top 20%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Miami Lakes Educational Center ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Miami Lakes Educational Center's student population of 1,104 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,104 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Miami Lakes Educational Center ranks within the top 20% of all 3,704 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Miami Lakes Educational Center is 0.49, 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)
#511 out of 3704 schools
(Top 20%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Miami Lakes Educational Center, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
72%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Miami Lakes Educational Center 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 2021-22 school year data.
72%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Miami Lakes Educational Center 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 2021-22 school year data.
55-59%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Miami Lakes Educational Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
16:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
64%
36%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Miami Lakes Educational Center and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
32%
21%
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White
2%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Florida.
0.49
This chart displays the diversity score of Miami Lakes Educational Center and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
97%
87%
This chart displays graduation rate of Miami Lakes Educational Center and public school graduation rate of Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
50%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Miami Lakes Educational Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Miami Lakes Educational Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Miami Lakes Educational Center's ranking?
Miami Lakes Educational Center is ranked #511 out of 3,704 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Florida.
What schools are Miami Lakes Educational Center often compared to?
Miami Lakes Educational Centeris often viewed alongside schools like Barbara Goleman Senior High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
72% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average), while 72% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Miami Lakes Educational Center?
The graduation rate of Miami Lakes Educational Center is 97%, which is higher than the Florida state average of 87%.
How many students attend Miami Lakes Educational Center?
1,104 students attend Miami Lakes Educational Center.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
64% of Miami Lakes Educational Center students are Hispanic, 32% of students are Black, 2% of students are White, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Miami Lakes Educational Center?
Miami Lakes Educational Center has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Miami Lakes Educational Center offer ?
Miami Lakes Educational Center offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Miami Lakes Educational Center part of?
Miami Lakes Educational Center is part of Miami-Dade School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,104 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : 97% (Top 10%)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 72% (Top 20%)
  • : 72% (Top 20%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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