Miami's School Information, Presented by Barbara Sangetti, ABR, CDPE, CRS, GRI, WCR

Public Schools
Private Schools
Distinguished Alumni
School Reports
Florida Department of Education

Florida Receives Good Grades


Florida's ethnic groups achieve higher ACT composite scores in 1999 than the same group nationwide. 1

A record number (55 percent) of Florida’s 1998 high school graduates took the SAT, compared to 43 percent for the nation. Florida also continues to have a more diverse group of students taking the test than is true nationwide. 2

Miami-Dade Schools Rank Highly
With its award-winning magnet schools, and innovative dropout and truancy prevention programs, the Florida Department of Education's School Recognition Program named 20 Miami-Dade schools as Award Schools and 18 as Finalists--more schools than any other county in Florida.

Other Headlines:
Miami Springs Sr. High Teacher Honored with $25,000 award for education excellence.3

FL Education Commissioner to Visit Teacher of Year Finalist in
Dade County 4

In 1999, 30 Miami-Dade teachers achieved National Designation, awarded by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, based on rigorous, high standards of teaching excellence.5
Private Schools

Miami-Dade boasts many fine secular and religious private schools as well, including:
For a comprehensive list and description of private schools in Miami-Dade County, please call Barbara Sangetti at 800-598-2122 x103.
Universities and Colleges

Greater Miami boasts several excellent higher education institutions, including the notable Miami-Dade Community College. Others include:

Florida International University
Florida Memorial College
Johnson & Wales University
St. Thomas University
Talmudic University of Florida
Trinity International University
University of Miami

Miami-Dade Public Schools' Distinguished Alumni

Business's founder Jeff Bezos, Palmetto Senior High, Class of 1982
Former Apple Computer CEO Gilbert Amelio, Miami Senior High, Class of 1961
Ryder Systems founder James A. Ryder, Edison Senior High, Class of 1934
Frito-Lay CEO Steve Reinemund, Coral Park Senior High, Class of 1966.

Attorney General Janet Reno, Coral Gables Senior High, Class of 1956
EPA Administrator Carol Browner, Southwest Senior High, Class of 1973
Former Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin, Miami Beach Senior High, Class of 1956

Astronaut Ken Mattingly, Edison Senior High, Class of 1954
Astronaut Bill Lenoir, Coral Gables Senior High, Class of 1956
Astronaut Winston Scott, Coral Gables Senior High, Class of 1968

ABC News Correspondent Barbara Walters attended Miami Beach Senior High
NBC Today Show producer Jeff Zucker, North Miami Senior High, Class of 1982

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