13125 Sw 72nd St
Miami, FL 33183
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Miami Sunset Senior High School serves 1,415 students in grades 9-12.
Miami Sunset 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Miami Sunset Senior High School's student population of 1,415 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,415 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
65 teachers
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School Rankings

Miami Sunset Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,628 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Miami Sunset Senior High School is 0.22, 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 Data
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State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2871 out of 3628 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
88%
33%
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Black
4%
22%
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White
7%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.22
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Graduation Rate
86%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
2  
This school doesn't teach students how to learn, it teaches them how to cheat and get by, the CSI system is actually a braindead idea (let's hold a kid back even more instead of letting them get better) shoving kids in a room for hours without anything to do just for forgetting to wear an ID. This is a prison for kids, no windows at all, it feels like you're stuck in a concrete box for half of the day, and it feels like an authoritarian dictatorship. The only saving grace is the dual enrollment program, gets you out of that hell-hole for a while every day.Overall, pretty easy school if you want a good GPA to get into a college easily, but you won't learn Removed because they don't teach you how to learn optimally or efficiently. Also, advisors are pretty much useless.
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5  
High quality academics in a great school environment. A well rounded education and a spectacular sports program. Law, Medicine, TV production, Arts and Sciences. A great high school experience. Simply the best!!
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,415 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 86% (Btm 50% in FL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.22 (Btm 50%)

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