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  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Diversity
    B-
  3. Teachers
    B-
  4. College Prep
    B-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B+
  6. Health & Safety
    B-
  7. Administration
    A-
  8. Sports
    A-
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B-
Hialeah Senior High School is a public school located in Hialeah, FL. It has 2,086 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 21 to 1. According to state test scores, 25% of students are at least proficient in math and 38% in reading.

Hialeah Senior High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
38%
Percent Proficient - Math
25%
Average Graduation Rate
84%
Average SAT
1030
259 responses
Average ACT
21
122 responses
AP Enrollment
10%

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Living in the Area
  1. Cost of Living
    C+
  2. Good for Families
    B-
  3. Housing
    D+
Median Household Income
$33,161
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,117
National
$949
Median Home Value
$203,700
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
66%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.35 responses
Poll
77%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.35 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 120 responses
  • Grad Bash
    20%
  • Prom
    19%
  • Graduation
    18%
  • Junior ring ceremony and senior luncheon.
    16%
  • Alumni Games
    8%
  • Autumn Capers
    7%
  • Key Club Benefit show
    4%

Students

Diversity
B-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,086
Free or Reduced Lunch
80%
70%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.47 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.47 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.47 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
21:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$49,843
Teachers in First/Second Year
2.5%
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.57 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.57 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.57 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$10,595/ year
National
$12,239
88%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.60 responses
42%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.60 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.60 responses
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Hialeah Senior High School Reviews

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I loved attending Hialeah Senior High. I graduated in 2017, went there all four year, so I saw most of the changes first hand. Because it's so close to Miami Dade, the Dual Enrollment opportunities are endless! I'd definitely recommend if planning to go to college. The magnet program is amazing, FOR ALL ARTS! If you're not Hispanic or comfortable around many Hispanics, Hialeah may not be the school for you. Everyone from students to staff to administrators is either Hispanic (mostly cuban). Some great teachers: Jenkins (History/Psychology), Soto (History/Government), Trillas (English), Herrera (Statistics/Geometry), Portella (Chemistry), and Johnson (Physical Education).
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It’s honestly not about the school itself but the type of student you are. So many people complain about involvement and being motivated. What makes a school great is the student body. The more students are willing to be involved, interact, and promote the more school activities will become fun. Hialeah high has COUNTLESS activities. Yes, we lack funding but regardless administration, faculty, staff, and the dedicated members of the student body work their blood, sweat, and tears to create an entertaining environment. It’s not about where you are, it’s what you make of yourself. If you reach out, someone whether a counselor, teacher, janitor, lunch lady, and fellow students is always willing to lend a hand.
I loved the culture and the atmosphere when i attended this school. There was respect for the past and the history of the school. Would've liked for there to be more involvement with the history of the school, but I think there definitely was a respect for the past. I also love the school pride. Nothing yells out school pride more than rival football games, and spirit week!