Miami Palmetto Senior High School

  • Miami Palmetto Senior High School serves 2,646 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 59% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 59% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% 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 2,646 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 105 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students2,646 students
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Total Classroom Teachers105 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Miami Palmetto Senior High School's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Miami Palmetto Senior High School is 0.64, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#1722 out of 3,601 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
57%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
54%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio25:116:1
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
50%
32%
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Black
17%
22%
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White
30%
39%
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Two or more races
n/a
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 Score0.640.46
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Graduation Rate
90%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Miami Palmetto Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDade School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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