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Miami-Dade County Public Schools

Location: Miami, FL

Population: 2,591,035

Closest City: Miami

Distance to Closest City: 5 min

Airport Code: MIA

Quick Facts:

Number of High Schools: 55
Students per High School: 2,000-3,000
Student to Teacher Ratio: 21:1
Approximate Start Date: Mid August
Approximate End Date: Early June
Fall Semester Offered: Yes
Spring Semester Offered: Yes
ESL Offered: Yes
IB Program Offered: Yes
Possibility of Graduation: Yes
Enrollment Restrictions: Only full year students can play sports, must be under 18, cannot have already graduated

Community Information

You can't talk about Miami, Florida without mentioning the incredible beaches the city has to offer. With over a dozen beaches, Miami offers countless opportunities to soak up the sun all year long. Visitors can participate in diving, sailing, kayaking, snorkeling, and many other activities that allow them to explore the surrounding area. Visitors can also take the ride of their life - on the dorsal fin of a dolphin. Besides the beautiful beaches, Miami is also vibrant with culture. Miami is home to numerous museums, art galleries, theaters, and live music venues. In the surrounding area charming villages and tropical parks can also be found.

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School Profile

Miami-Dade County Public School students speak 56 different languages and represent 160 different countries. Nearly a quarter of all high school students are currently enrolled in Advanced Placement (AP) courses. Seven high schools in the district were ranked in the top 200 public schools in the United States, according to U.S. News and World Report. Miami-Dade County Public Schools also excel in areas besides academics. The district was named a 2013 Best Community for Music Education, and is committed to keeping arts education in their schools.

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