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Avg. test scores 5%
High school dipl. 13%
Bachelors degree 18%

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
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Key findings

  • The 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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Compare Miami, FL Schools

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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%

      Miami, FL School Districts

      • Dade County School District

      There are a total of 239 public schools, 185 private schools and 64 post-secondary schools in Miami. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Miami, FL schools is 47%. The average student to teacher ratio is 18:1. In Miami, FL, an average of 73.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 71.8% have completed high school.

      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.