Life Skills Center Opa Locka School

3400 Nw 135 St, Opa-Locka, FL 33054 | (305) 685-1415
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 434
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 3400 Nw 135th St, Opa-Locka, FL 33054
School Operational Details
  • Alternative School
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
  • Charter 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: 434
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 10.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 43.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 253 (58.3%)
  • Females: 181 (41.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 4 (0.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 216 (49.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 220 (50.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Life Skills Center Opa Locka School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black39490.8%
Asian10.2%
Hispanic378.5%
White20.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Life Skills Center Opa Locka School
  Number Percent
9th Grade11727.0%
10th Grade19745.4%
11th Grade8619.8%
12th Grade347.8%
Graduation and Dropouts (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
7.0%
District:
68.0%
Dropout Rate
School:
21.5%
District:
4.0%
State:
2.0%
Teacher Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree
School:
80.0%
District:
55.5%
State:
65.3%
Percent of Classes Taught by Non-Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
12.0%
State:
4.8%
Percent of Classes Taught By Teachers (Out-of-Field) of Their Background
School:
6.4%
State:
4.8%
Source: FL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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