USA Florida, USA
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Miami Dade County Public Schools

Established: 1885
City
Beach
STEM
IB

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    1500
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Homestay Accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Spring Semester, Fall Semester, Fall Year

School Description

DISTRICT PROFILE
Founded in 1885, the Miami Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) serves over 350,000 students in the Miami Dade County. Located in between the beaches of Miami and the Everglade National Park, Miami Dade County Public Schools have an excellent location with academics to match. Students have the opportunity to take the prestigious International Baccalaureate Diploma Program as well as four foreign languages, more than 15 AP Courses, STEM Courses, and specialty courses such as Bio-Medical or Fashion Design.

FACILITIES
The Miami Dade County Public Schools district stretches over 2,000 square miles of diverse and vibrant communities. Schools in the Miami Dade County Public Schools system have modern facilities in order to support special programs like the Design and Architecture Program, the Performing Arts and Entertainment Academy, and the Medical Program. MDCPS also owns and operates a PBS Television Station, WLRN-TV (Channel 17) as well as their own radio station.

SPORTS AND ARTS
Students can compete in a variety of sports in the Fall, Winter, and Spring sports seasons such as Football, Basketball, and Tennis. It is also possible for students to participate in different athletic clubs within the Miami Community.
In addition to the district owned TV and Radio Stations, students have the opportunity to take the Performing Arts and Entertainment Academy. Students can also choose between arts courses such as Digital Media and Music Theory.

AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
The Florida Department of Education named the Miami Dade County Public Schools as a 2019 A-rated School District for the second year in a row.

COMMUNITY INFORMATION
Stretching over 2,000 square miles, the Miami Dade County Public Schools are located in the beautiful area between the Atlantic Ocean and the Everglade National Park. More than 6,000,000 people live in this metropolitan area and they speak over 56 different languages. This diverse community provides students with many options to learn about US culture, but also the cultures of everyone else around them.

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  • 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
  • 8% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?
Yes
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
1:17
SAT Average
1150
ACT Average
23
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
Yes
Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Basketball, Bowling, Bowling, Cheerleading, Cross Country Running, Cross Country Running, Diving, Diving, Football, Golf, Golf, Soccer, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Tennis, Track and Field, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, Water Polo, Wrestling
Arts
Art, Digital Media, Digital Video, Drawing, Photography
Music
Band, Chorus, Guitar, Jazz Ensemble, Keyboard, Music Theory
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Art History, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, European History, French Language, Government and Politics, Human Geography, Macroeconomics, Physics 1, Physics C, Psychology
Languages
French, German, Italian, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Art Club, Chess Club, Community Service, Distributive Educations Clubs of America (DECA), Ecology Club, Engineering Club, Film, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Future Teachers of America, Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA), Italian Club
Accepting Students in Grades
No
Ages Accepted
-17
ELTiS Minimum
206
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Original transcripts must be presented upon arrival

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