Miami Palmetto Senior High School

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7460 Sw 118th St
Miami, FL 33156
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Miami Palmetto Senior High School serves 2,779 students in grades 8-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (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 61% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 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 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Miami Palmetto Senior High School's student population of 2,779 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 105 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students2,779 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 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Miami Palmetto Senior High School is 0.64, 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
#1501 out of 3633 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
51%
33%
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Black
16%
22%
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White
28%
38%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.640.70
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Graduation Rate
89%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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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 to Miami Palmetto Senior High School is Miami Killian Senior High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Palmetto Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Palmetto Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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