Southwest Miami Senior High School

  • Southwest Miami Senior High School serves 2,970 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 44% (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 47% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Southwest Miami 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 23:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Southwest Miami Senior High School's student population of 2,970 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 130 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,970 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Southwest Miami Senior High School
Total Classroom Teachers130 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Southwest Miami Senior High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Southwest Miami 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 23:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Southwest Miami Senior High School is 0.11, 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)
44%
54%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
52%
Student : Teacher Ratio23:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Southwest Miami Senior High School and the 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 Southwest Miami Senior High School and the percentage of Asian students in Florida by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
94%
32%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Southwest Miami Senior High School and the percentage of Hispanic students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
1%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Southwest Miami Senior High School and the percentage of Black students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
5%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Southwest Miami Senior High School and the percentage of White 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 Southwest Miami Senior High School and the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Florida by year.FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.110.46
This chart display the diversity score of Southwest Miami Senior High School and the average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
87%
82%
This chart display graduation rate of Southwest Miami Senior High School and graduation rate of Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Southwest Miami Senior High School and the percentage of 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 Southwest Miami Senior High School and the percentage of 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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