Felix Varela Senior High School



Felix Varela Senior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Felix Varela Senior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 883
10 858
11 742
12 674

Felix Varela Senior High School is a public high school of the Dade School District located in Miami, FL. It has 3,157 students in grades 8th through 12th. Felix Varela Senior High School is the 12th largest public high school in Florida and the 177th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 23.6 to 1.

Total Students: 3,157
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 134

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Felix Varela Senior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,631
(52%)
55,834
(50%)
 Female 1,526
(48%)
55,030
(50%)

Felix Varela Senior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 2,623
(83%)
72,591
(65%)
 White 309
(10%)
9,814
(9%)
 Black 155
(5%)
26,642
(24%)
 Asian 54
(2%)
1,388
(1%)
 Two or More 12
(0%)
291
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
114
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
24
(0%)

Felix Varela Senior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,739
(55%)
66,858
(60%)
 Not Eligible 978
(31%)
34,036
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 440
(14%)
9,970
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Felix Varela Senior High School is ranked 13th out of 0 ranked schools in Florida, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Felix Varela Senior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.0%) is higher than the state average of 51.0%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Felix Varela Senior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 4179
2006 3725
2007 3528
2008 3293
2009 3059
2010 3053
2011 3024
2012 3157

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23
2006 22
2007 20.6
2008 20.8
2009 20.9
2010 21.7
2011 22.7
2012 23.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.42593921990907
2006 0.42953020134228
2007 0.40532879818594
2008 0.48952323109626
2009 0.51650866296175
2010 0.58074025548641
2011 0.65046296296296
2012 0.69021222679759

Compare Felix Varela Senior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,602.5% 16.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,360.0% 23.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 51.0%
 
This School 69.0%
 

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