Miami Sunset Senior High School

  • Miami Sunset Senior High School serves 1,921 students in grades 9 - 12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 59%.
  • Miami Sunset Senior High School operates within the Dade School District.
  • Dade School District's 68% graduation rate is lower than the FL state average of 71%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1921 students has declined by 19% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 88 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,921 students
Miami Sunset Senior High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Miami Sunset Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 88 teachers
Miami Sunset Senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Miami Sunset Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 16:1
Miami Sunset Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Miami Sunset Senior High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
85%
30%
Miami Sunset Senior High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
5%
23%
Miami Sunset Senior High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
9%
41%
Miami Sunset Senior High School White Students (1990-2014)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Miami Sunset Senior High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.27 0.45
Miami Sunset Senior High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
60%
52%
Miami Sunset Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
6%
Miami Sunset Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Dade School District's student population of 356,233 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 68% has increased from 54% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,956 in this district is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,610 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District Name Dade School District
Number of Schools
Managed
542
22
Number of Students Managed 356,233 10,137
Dade School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 68% 71%
Dade School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $3,443 MM $132 MM
Dade School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $3,669 MM $140 MM
Dade School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,956 $11,888
Dade School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,610 $12,571
Dade School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  3/15/2010
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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5  5/11/2009
This school is an excellent academic school. They have several AP and honors courses, as well as extracurricular programs. Offers great preparation for college.
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