South Dade Senior High School



South Dade Senior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Dade 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
9 833
10 778
11 770
12 738

South Dade Senior High School is a public high school of the Dade School District located in Homestead, FL. It has 3,119 students in grades 9th through 12th. South Dade Senior High School is the 22nd largest public high school in Florida and the 214th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.0 to 1.

Total Students: 3,119
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22:1
Full Time Teachers: 142
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 214th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 22nd out of 1,137
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 763rd out of 945
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 27th out of 947

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South Dade Senior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,587
(51%)
58,929
(50%)
 Female 1,532
(49%)
58,201
(50%)

South Dade Senior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 2,132
(68%)
80,351
(69%)
 Black 642
(21%)
25,764
(22%)
 White 307
(10%)
9,128
(8%)
 Asian 23
(1%)
1,344
(1%)
 Two or More 10
(0%)
422
(0%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
94
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
27
(0%)

South Dade Senior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 2,447
(78%)
73,613
(63%)
 Not Eligible 547
(18%)
36,267
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 125
(4%)
7,250
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

South Dade Senior High School is ranked 7th out of 1,042 ranked schools in Florida, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Dade Senior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 52.9%. 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.

South Dade Senior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2761
2006 2683
2007 2570
2008 2929
2009 3431
2010 3499
2011 3427
2012 3361
2013 3281
2014 3104
2015 3119

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.6
2006 19.7
2007 19.3
2008 19.2
2009 20.1
2010 21
2011 21
2012 21.3
2013 21.6
2014 21.1
2015 22

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.60123143788482
2006 0.58292955646664
2007 0.60894941634241
2008 0.62478661659269
2009 0.65578548528126
2010 0.69419834238354
2011 0.72833381966735
2012 0.78101755429932
2013 0.81408107284365
2014 0.82474226804124
2015 0.82462327669125

Compare South Dade Senior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,661.3% 16.6:1
 
2,200.0% 22.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 52.9%
 
This School 82.5%
 

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South Dade Senior High School
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Public 09 - 12 3,119 22:1  
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