Miami school information

IndexMiamiFloridaNational
Average Test Scores47%49%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:117:116:1
Total public schools2393,38879,221
Total private schools1851,64024,874
Total post-secondary schools644667,963
The Miami, FL educational system consists of 239 public schools, 185 private schools and 64 post-secondary schools. Miami public schools have average test scores of 47% which is 5% lower than than the Florida average and 5% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Miami public schools is 18:1, compared to 17:1 in Florida and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 73.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 71.8% have completed high school, 25.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.1% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Miami are 5% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 239 public schools in Miami.
  • 73.8% of people in Miami have completed 8th grade.
  • 71.8% of people in Miami have completed high school.
  • 25.0% of people in Miami have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Miami

IndexMiamiFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade73.8%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school71.8%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college44.1%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.9%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.0%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters9.6%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.1%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Richmond West, FL35,45990%82%
Aventura, FL37,51587%77%
Key Biscayne, FL12,93586%74%
South Miami, FL12,20779%60%
Bay Harbor Islands, FL5,88577%56%
Miami, FL432,62247%5%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Raleigh, NC441,32652%6%
Omaha, NE443,07272%47%
Colorado Springs, CO448,75937%25%
Virginia Beach, VA449,73382%67%
Oakland, CA412,04028%43%
Miami, FL432,62247%5%
Source: The Miami, 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.