Miami Palmetto Senior High School

  • Miami Palmetto Senior High School serves 2,588 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 44% (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 59% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Miami Palmetto Senior 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 25:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Miami Palmetto Senior High School's student population of 2,588 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 105 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students2,588 students
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Total Classroom Teachers105 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Miami Palmetto Senior 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 25:1 has increased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Miami Palmetto Senior High School is 0.66, 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)
44%
54%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Miami Palmetto 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio25:116:1
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
46%
32%
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Black
18%
23%
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White
32%
39%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Miami Palmetto Senior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.660.46
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Graduation Rate
89%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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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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