Miami Sunset Senior High School

  • Miami Sunset Senior High School serves 1,573 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 28% (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 34% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Miami Sunset Senior High School's student population of 1,573 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 74 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,573 students
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Total Classroom Teachers74 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Miami Sunset Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 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 21:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Miami Sunset Senior High School is 0.20, which is less 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)
28%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Miami Sunset Senior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Miami Sunset 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 Ratio21:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Miami Sunset Senior High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Miami Sunset Senior High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
89%
32%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Miami Sunset Senior High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
4%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Miami Sunset Senior High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
7%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Miami Sunset Senior High School and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Miami Sunset Senior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.200.46
This chart display the diversity score of Miami Sunset Senior High School and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
82%
82%
This chart display graduation rate of Miami Sunset Senior High School and public school graduation rate of Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Miami Sunset Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Miami Sunset Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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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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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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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