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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Diversity
    B-
  3. Teachers
    B+
  4. College Prep
    B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C+
  6. Health & Safety
    A-
  7. Administration
    A
  8. Sports
    NG
  9. Food
    A-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C
Mater Academy - Lakes High School is a highly rated, public, charter school located in Hialeah, FL. It has 1,269 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 28 to 1. According to state test scores, 60% of students are at least proficient in math and 70% in reading.
Address
17300 NW 87th Ave
Hialeah, FL 33015
Telephone
(305) 512-3917
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Mater Academy - Lakes High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
70%
Percent Proficient - Math
60%
Average Graduation Rate
99%
Average SAT
1140
181 responses
Average ACT
24
66 responses
AP Enrollment
32%
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Living in the Area
C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    C
  2. Good for Families
    B-
  3. Housing
    C
Area Feel
Rural
Median Household Income
$73,798
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$2,215
National
$949
Median Home Value
$296,400
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
89%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.18 responses
Poll
89%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.18 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 44 responses
Report
  • The Full Moon Party
    25%
  • Sports events
    18%
  • Pep rallys
    16%
  • The end-of-the-year fieldtrips
    14%
  • Spirit Week
    9%
  • Homecoming
    7%
  • Band relating
    5%

Students

Diversity
B-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,269
Free or Reduced Lunch
74%
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.22 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.22 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.22 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
28:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$48,870
Teachers in First/Second Year
56.8%
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.30 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.30 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.30 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
79%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.33 responses
55%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.33 responses
61%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.33 responses
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As a student of Mater lakes Academy, I can state that it has been the best decision of my life! I’ve attended the school since the 6th grade, for about 5 years now, and have truly grown academically and socially. The school has a rigorous academic standards; In which, help students achieve greater things and strive for higher goals. The school has a diverse student body, which allows for different cultures to blend and grow together. There are many different clubs that allow students to feel very welcome. As class president, I am very involved with the student government and my peers. The school has helped me grow out of my shell and allowed me to experience a different side of myself. My experience at Mater Lakes has been one of a lifetime, one I will never forget!
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I loved the environment at my school since everyone was very welcoming and nice. The teachers helped students out with what they need to accomplish and allowed us to speak our minds and connect with our classmates. It is a very family-orientated school, as most teachers and faculty either know each other or are related. When it comes to sports, we've won district games and have showed what we can do. However, many athletes have told the schools that we need a gym as we practice outdoors. Mater Lakes Academy heard the students and are now constructing a gym that should be ready the following year. Amazing school filled with positive energy and students that love to learn.
I've attended Mater Lakes Academy for 5 years now and I can honestly say it has been a great and memorable experience. Mater lakes is a great school with teachers who really care about their student's education. Administration over the years has gotten stricter to keep our school safe. There are a variety of clubs to join with a plethora of field trip opportunities. I personally joined all the honor societies mater lakes had to offer along with activity oriented clubs such as glee club and women's empowerment. The majority of the students at Mater Lakes have lots of school spirit and are on sports teams. Unfortunately, mater lakes do not have a gym, football field or pool which is why I would not consider my experience as a student 5 stars. However, they do offer a verity of sports teams that practice off campus. Overall I enjoyed my experience at Mater lakes and would highly recommend it to anyone considering attending for a memorial high school experience