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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
CONTACT:  Daisy Gonzalez-Diego
Miami-Dade County Public Schools
305-995-2060

M-DCPS High Schools Ranked High on U.S. News & World Report’s Annual List of the Best

U.S. News & World Report recently announced its list of America’s Best High School, which is based on data on more than 23,000 public schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia. Miami-Dade County led the state once again with 52 schools earning U.S. News Best High Schools 2019 badges, seven of the top 100 high schools in the nation, and 13 of Florida’s Top 20. Six out of the top 10 schools in Florida are in Miami-Dade County.


“Miami-Dade County Public Schools continues to demonstrate that our District is a leader in academic performance, and that includes providing our students with a remarkable range of educational opportunities,” said Schools Superintendent Alberto M. Carvalho. “The U.S. News & World Report’s rankings of our schools shines a bright light on the unparalleled talent and drive of our students and teachers.”


Five traditional M-DCPS schools were recognized as among the best 100 schools in the nation:


#26 School for Advanced Studies Homestead

#36 School for Advanced Studies – South

#51 Design & Architecture Senior High School (DASH)

#59 Young Women’s Preparatory Academy

#98 Jose Marti MAST 6-12 Academy


Ten traditional M-DCPS schools ranked among Florida’s top 20, four among top 10:


#2 School for Advanced Studies Homestead

#3 School for Advanced Studies – South

#7 Design & Architecture Senior High School (DASH)

#8 Young Women’s Preparatory Academy

#12 Jose Marti MAST 6-12 Academy

#14 iPreparatory Academy (iPrep)

#16 International Studies Preparatory Academy

#17 Maritime & Science Technology Academy (MAST@FIU)

#18 TERRA Environmental Research Institute

#19 Coral Reef Senior High School


The magazine analyzed all the schools relative to college readiness, math and reading proficiency and performance, underserved student performance, college curriculum breadth, and graduation rate.


For the complete list visit, https://www.usnews.com/education/best-high-schools


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