Felix Varela Senior High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#767
College Readiness Index
40.0
Math Proficiency
2.4
Reading Proficiency
2.6
Student/Teacher Ratio
23:1
  • 08–12 Grades
  • 3,024 Students
  • 133 Teachers

Felix Varela Senior High School
15255 SW 96 ST
MIAMI, FL 33196

Phone: (305) 752-7900

District: Miami-Dade County Public Schools

Overview

Felix Varela Senior High School is ranked 43rd within Florida. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Felix Varela Senior High School is 52 percent. The student body makeup is 51 percent male and 49 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 89 percent. Felix Varela Senior High School is 1 of 78 high schools in the Miami-Dade County Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#767
State Rank
#43
Magnet Rank
#127

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 3,024
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 89%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 65%
Full-Time Teachers 133

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 50%
Proficient in Math 45%
College Readiness Index 40.0

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 08 – 12
Setting Large Suburb
Charter School No
Magnet School Yes
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 78
Total Students 100,999
Proficient in Reading (district average) 42%
Proficient in Math (district average) 44%
College Readiness (district average) 42.0

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Nearby Schools

Felix Varela Senior High School is 1 of 78 schools in the Miami-Dade County Public Schools.

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