South Dade Senior High School

  • South Dade Senior High School serves 3,104 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 60%.
  • South Dade 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 3104 students has declined by 9% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 147 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 3,104 students
South Dade Senior High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % South Dade Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 147 teachers
South Dade Senior High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade South Dade Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 16:1
South Dade Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
3%
South Dade Senior High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
67%
31%
South Dade Senior High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
22%
23%
South Dade Senior High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
11%
40%
South Dade Senior High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
South Dade Senior High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups South Dade Senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.50 0.46
South Dade Senior High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
77%
53%
South Dade Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2015)
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.
5%
5%
South Dade Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Dade School District's student population of 356,762 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 95% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,790 in this district is less than the state average of $12,021. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,082 is less than the state average of $12,230. The district spending/student has declined by 12% over four years.
School District Name Dade School District
Number of Schools
Managed
519
22
Number of Students Managed 356,762 10,184
Dade School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 68% 71%
Dade School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $3,488 MM $122 MM
Dade School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $3,591 MM $125 MM
Dade School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,790 $12,021
Dade School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,082 $12,230
Dade School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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