South Miami High School

6856 Sw 53rd St, Miami, FL 33155 | (305) 666-5871
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 2,343
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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: 2,343
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 127.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,260 (53.8%)
  • Females: 1,083 (46.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 236 (10.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 1,317 (56.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,553 (66.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
South Miami High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black1697.2%
Asian150.6%
Hispanic1,99785.2%
White1626.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For South Miami High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade57324.5%
10th Grade61526.2%
11th Grade64627.6%
12th Grade50921.7%
Graduation and Dropouts (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
66.0%
District:
68.0%
Dropout Rate
School:
3.7%
District:
4.0%
State:
2.0%
Teacher Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree
School:
50.8%
District:
55.5%
State:
65.3%
Percent of Teachers with a Ph.D.
School:
6.5%
District:
2.0%
State:
1.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Non-Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
7.5%
State:
4.8%
Percent of Classes Taught By Teachers (Out-of-Field) of Their Background
School:
0.9%
State:
4.8%
Source: FL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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