South Miami school information

IndexSouth MiamiFloridaNational
Average Test Scores79%49%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:117:116:1
Total public schools53,38879,221
Total private schools21,64024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4667,963
The South Miami, FL educational system consists of 5 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. South Miami public schools have average test scores of 79% which is 59% higher than than the Florida average and 60% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of South Miami public schools is 16:1, compared to 17:1 in Florida and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.6% have completed high school, 47.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 7.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in South Miami are 60% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in South Miami.
  • 90.1% of people in South Miami have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.6% of people in South Miami have completed high school.
  • 47.3% of people in South Miami have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in South Miami

IndexSouth MiamiFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade90.1%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school89.6%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college71.0%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree54.6%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors47.3%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters20.6%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.2%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.0%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Richmond West, FL35,45990%82%
Key Biscayne, FL12,93586%74%
Bay Harbor Islands, FL5,88577%56%
The Crossings, FL23,68175%52%
Coral Gables, FL50,53373%48%
South Miami, FL12,20779%60%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Somerville, NJ12,20731%37%
Riverview, MI12,20841%17%
Cascades, VA12,20582%67%
Lake Station, IN12,19960%22%
Arkansas City, KS12,19834%31%
South Miami, FL12,20779%60%
Source: The South 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.