Felix Varela High School

15255 Sw 96 St, Miami, FL 33196 | (305) 752-7900
  • Grades: 8-12
  • Student Enrollment: 3,074
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 15255 Sw 96th St, Miami, FL 33196
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
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: 3,074
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 146.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 21.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,551 (50.5%)
  • Females: 1,508 (49.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 350 (11.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 1,230 (40.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,580 (51.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Felix Varela High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black1866.1%
Asian842.7%
Hispanic2,48380.8%
White30610.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Felix Varela High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade73623.9%
10th Grade74124.1%
11th Grade86728.2%
12th Grade73023.7%
Graduation and Dropouts (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
83.0%
District:
68.0%
Dropout Rate
School:
3.1%
District:
4.0%
State:
2.0%
Teacher Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree
School:
54.1%
District:
55.5%
State:
65.3%
Percent of Teachers with a Ph.D.
School:
3.4%
District:
2.0%
State:
1.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Non-Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
2.0%
State:
4.8%
Percent of Classes Taught By Teachers (Out-of-Field) of Their Background
School:
1.6%
State:
4.8%
Source: FL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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