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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Diversity
    grade B
  3. Teachers
    grade B
  4. College Prep
    grade B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B+
  7. Administration
    grade A minus
  8. Sports
    grade B+
  9. Food
    grade B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B minus

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John A. Ferguson Senior High School is a highly rated, public school located in Miami, FL. It has 4,341 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 26 to 1. According to state test scores, 56% of students are at least proficient in math and 66% in reading.

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John A. Ferguson Senior High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
66%
Percent Proficient - Math
56%
Average Graduation Rate
97%
Average SAT
1130
933 responses
Average ACT
25
295 responses
AP Enrollment
28%

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Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade D
Median Household Income
$51,347
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,328
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$289,600
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade 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. 101 responses
Poll
83%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 101 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 464 responses
  • Pep Rally,Basketball games and Track & Field meets
    15%
  • Gradbash
    14%
  • Spirit week
    14%
  • Prom
    12%
  • Football Game
    9%
  • Fright night
    9%
  • Club rush
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
4,341
Free or Reduced Lunch
64%
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 122 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 122 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 122 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
26:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$49,843
Teachers in First/Second Year
1.2%
61%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 168 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 168 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 168 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
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. 172 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 172 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 172 responses

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