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B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    B-
  4. College Prep
    B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B-
  6. Health & Safety
    C+
  7. Administration
    C
  8. Sports
    B
  9. Food
    C
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C-
Miami Beach Senior High School is an above average, public school located in Miami Beach, FL. It has 2,473 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 24 to 1. According to state test scores, 41% of students are at least proficient in math and 52% in reading.
Address
2231 Prairie Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Telephone
(305) 532-4515
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Miami Beach Senior High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
52%
Percent Proficient - Math
41%
Average Graduation Rate
79%
Average SAT
1130
428 responses
Average ACT
25
218 responses
AP Enrollment
39%
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Living in the Area
A
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    C-
  2. Good for Families
    B+
  3. Housing
    C-
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Median Household Income
$50,193
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,261
National
$949
Median Home Value
$416,700
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
C+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
79%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.61 responses
Poll
72%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.61 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 148 responses
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  • Pep rally
    24%
  • Talent Shows
    14%
  • School Plays
    12%
  • SHARE Program
    11%
  • Football Games
    10%
  • Concerts
    9%
  • Student v Teacher Basketball Game
    8%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,473
Free or Reduced Lunch
64%
68%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.62 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.62 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.62 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
24:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$48,870
Teachers in First/Second Year
2%
60%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.83 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.83 responses
65%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.83 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$10,153/ year
National
$12,239
80%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.91 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.91 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.91 responses
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The school is very open and brings good spirit to its students everyday. It has wonderful teachers, who support their students. As well as wonderful coaches for all their sports teams. I am hoping to see that the number of students in the classes lessen. Otherwise the school is amazing!
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During my 4 years at Miami Beach Senior High I enjoyed my stay. The convention center and Lincoln road provided endless amenities. The night life was rich and the coast was near. The school itself hosted a melting pot of cultures and diversity was abundant. I met Brazilians, Puerto Ricans, Cubans, Haitians, Jamaicans, and more. The campus was huge with 3 stories of classes. The campus was clean and the halls were wide. Students sold muffins, cuban pastries, and krispy kreme donuts. There was no shortage of food, friends, or staff. The only downside was traffic after dismissal. It was difficult riding public transportation as the buses were always full.
My experience with Miami Beach Senior High School was pretty average. This school does not have anything special in particular, but it is very home-y as you get to meet and connect with both students and the teachers and staff very easily. As for preparing for standardized tests it is very very poor, as teachers don't put too much effort into preparing students for these, and students usually are the ones that have to prepare themselves for these, (or not). My experience with this school was good overall, and I did like my experience as I had my own group of friends/met a few people along the way that complimented this experience.