John A. Ferguson Sr High Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#1,090
College Readiness Index
33.2
Math Proficiency
2.4
Reading Proficiency
2.9
Student/Teacher Ratio
22:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 4,245 Students
  • 191 Teachers

John A. Ferguson Sr High
15900 SW 56TH ST
MIAMI, FL 33185

Phone: (305) 408-2700

District: Miami-Dade County Public Schools

Overview

John A. Ferguson Sr High is ranked 61st within Florida. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at John A. Ferguson Sr High is 52 percent. The student body makeup is 50 percent male and 50 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 92 percent. John A. Ferguson Sr High 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
#1090
State Rank
#61
Magnet Rank
#171

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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 4,245
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 92%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 57%
Full-Time Teachers 191

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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 57%
Proficient in Math 47%
College Readiness Index 33.2

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 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

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