John A. Ferguson High School

15900 Sw 56th St, Miami, FL 33185 | (305) 408-2700
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 4,186
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
  • Magnet School
School District Details
  • Dade County School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $9,933
  • Graduation Rate: 58.5%
  • Dropout Rate: 6.0%
  • Students Per Teacher: 16.0
  • Enrolled Students: 345,962

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 4,186
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 195.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 21.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 2,057 (49.1%)
  • Females: 2,125 (50.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 449 (10.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 1,548 (37.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,997 (47.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
John A. Ferguson High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian40.10%
Black992.4%
Asian872.1%
Hispanic3,63986.9%
White3538.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For John A. Ferguson High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade1,04925.1%
10th Grade1,11126.5%
11th Grade1,05925.3%
12th Grade96723.1%
Graduation and Dropouts (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
81.0%
District:
68.0%
Dropout Rate
School:
3.0%
District:
4.0%
State:
2.0%
Teacher Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree
School:
50.3%
District:
55.5%
State:
65.3%
Percent of Teachers with a Ph.D.
School:
3.1%
District:
2.0%
State:
1.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Non-Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
3.9%
State:
4.8%
Percent of Classes Taught By Teachers (Out-of-Field) of Their Background
School:
1.1%
State:
4.8%
Source: FL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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