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
9 622
10 715
11 714
12 831

Felix Varela Senior High School is a public high school of the Dade School District located in Miami, FL. It has 2,882 students in grades 8th through 12th. Felix Varela Senior High School is the 31st largest public high school in Florida and the 324th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 24.6 to 1.

Total Students: 2,882
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 117
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 324th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 31st out of 1,137
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 844th out of 945
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 88th out of 947

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Felix Varela Senior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,544
(54%)
58,929
(50%)
 Female 1,338
(46%)
58,201
(50%)

Felix Varela Senior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 2,482
(86%)
80,351
(69%)
 White 239
(8%)
9,128
(8%)
 Black 89
(3%)
25,764
(22%)
 Asian 49
(2%)
1,344
(1%)
 Two or More 21
(1%)
422
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
27
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
94
(0%)

Felix Varela Senior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,782
(62%)
73,613
(63%)
 Not Eligible 813
(28%)
36,267
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 287
(10%)
7,250
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Felix Varela Senior High School is ranked 17th out of 1,042 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 (71.8%) is 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.

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
2013 3169
2014 3021
2015 2882

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
2013 24
2014 24.8
2015 24.6

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
2013 0.70684758598927
2014 0.71896722939424
2015 0.71790423317141

Compare Felix Varela Senior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,661.3% 16.6:1
 
2,460.0% 24.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 52.9%
 
This School 71.8%
 

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