Eight Miami-Dade High Schools Make Newsweek's List of 500 Best

Newsweek has taken up the hard work of finding America's 500 best high schools, and eight are in Miami-Dade County. According to the list, the appropriately named School for Advanced Studies is the best high school in Miami-Dade and the 28th best in the nation.


Here's a list of all the Miami-Dade schools that made the grade.

The first number represents the school's overall rank. The numbers in parentheses indicate the student/teacher ratio, graduation rate, results on AP and IB tests, percentage of students bound for college, average SAT score, and Newsweek's overall score.

  • 28. School for Advanced Studies: (25.0, 100% 7.3, 100%, 1768, 1.276)
  • 46. Maritime and Science Technology (3.4, 100%, 4.3, 100%, 1721, 1.037)
  • 53. Coral Reef (22.3, 98%, 6.2, 98%, 1598, 0.994)
  • 251. Miami Palmetto (22.0, 91%, 3.2, 95%, 1569, 0.443)
  • 374. Doctors Charter (17.8, 98%, 2.2, 95%, 1508, 0.271)
  • 404. Mater Academy Charter (21.1, 95%, 3.3, 98%, 1382, 0.235)
  • 427. Mater Lakes Academy (25.0, 100%, 1.9, 100%, 1358, 0.202)
  • 456. Doral Academy Charter (24.0, 98%, 1.6, 99%, 1369, 0.145)

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Kyle Munzenrieder