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B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    C+
  4. College Prep
    B-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C-
  6. Health & Safety
    B
  7. Administration
    C
  8. Sports
    NG
  9. Food
    C-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C-
Doctors Charter School is an above average, public, charter school located in Miami Shores, FL. It has 601 students in grades 6-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 70% of students are at least proficient in math and 74% in reading.
Address
11301 NW 5th Ave
Miami Shores, FL 33168
Telephone
(305) 754-2381

Doctors Charter School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
74%
Percent Proficient - Math
70%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1060
95 responses
Average ACT
22
30 responses
AP Enrollment
31%
Living in the Area
A
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    C+
  2. Good for Families
    A-
  3. Housing
    B-
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Median Household Income
$117,188
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,488
National
$949
Median Home Value
$482,200
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
82%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.22 responses
Poll
50%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.22 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 90 responses
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  • Pi Day
    23%
  • Homecoming/Prom/Other Dances
    20%
  • The Last Day
    19%
  • Senior field trip
    12%
  • School Picnic
    8%
  • Spirit Week
    8%
  • Homecoming
    7%

Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
601
Free or Reduced Lunch
1%
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.28 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.28 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.28 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$48,870
Teachers in First/Second Year
80%
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.33 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.33 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.33 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$10,153/ year
National
$12,239
63%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.32 responses
16%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.32 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.32 responses
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Doctors Charter School is a good school. The academics and safety are it’s greatest strengths in my opinion. I wish there were a wider variety of classes such as having a different language class besides Spanish. One main problem I have is the lack of resources the school has . We don’t have locker rooms to change for P.E, an auditorium or a gymnasium, a proper track , a proper sports field, etc. Overall, the size of the whole campus is very restricting and doesn’t allow for many resources that many other high schools have . Also, the uniform code is too strict, in my opinion. If we were a private school, I would understand but since we’re a public school I wish the code was more flexible . The staff control everything down to the colors of your headband and that just feels restricting having every little thing about even your accessories controlled. The majority of the teachers are amazing and really care about each student and try to help you out as best as they can.
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I would recommend for you to bring your child for middle school but take them out for high school. As it is NOT a good high school experience at all. There is a huge lack of college classes (when this is supposed to be a "college prepratory school"), lack of extracurricular activities and clubs, lack of sports, and lack of electives. There are plenty of good teachers but also very bad ones that don't know how to do their jobs, and were clearly hired because this school has no money. Regarding the lack of money at this school... the food at this school is barely edible, our bathrooms are extremely unhygenic and the students are forced to change in there as well, there was also a moment when they didn't give the teachers copy paper... and even more events because of lack of money. The administration is one of the main causes of the downfall of this school and I do believe that the school can get better and improve with a change of leaders.
This school takes the kids to run out to the street , sometimes they are not even aware of cars approaching, they run under rain, thunder and lighting , I wonder what is the school liability if something happens to these kids during school hours while outside the school walls!