Miami Beach school information

IndexMiami BeachFloridaNational
Average Test Scores61%49%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:117:116:1
Total public schools73,38879,221
Total private schools101,64024,874
Total post-secondary schools74667,963
The Miami Beach, FL educational system consists of 7 public schools, 10 private schools and 7 post-secondary schools. Miami Beach public schools have average test scores of 61% which is 23% higher than than the Florida average and 24% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Miami Beach public schools is 18:1, compared to 17:1 in Florida and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.0% have completed high school, 45.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 8.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Miami Beach are 24% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Miami Beach.
  • 87.3% of people in Miami Beach have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.0% of people in Miami Beach have completed high school.
  • 45.1% of people in Miami Beach have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Miami Beach

IndexMiami BeachFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade87.3%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school86.0%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college67.9%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree54.5%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors45.1%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters20.2%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree8.2%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.8%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Miami Beach (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Aventura, FL37,51587%77%
Key Biscayne, FL12,93586%74%
South Miami, FL12,20779%60%
Bay Harbor Islands, FL5,88577%56%
Sunny Isles Beach, FL21,93773%48%
Miami Beach, FL91,78461%24%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Boca Raton, FL91,70270%42%
Westminster, CA91,63548%2%
Lynn, MA92,07451%3%
San Marcos, CA91,47947%4%
Santa Monica, CA92,24761%24%
Miami Beach, FL91,78461%24%
Source: The Miami Beach, FL education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.