With the fourth largest public school district in the United States and numerous highly regarded institutions for higher learning, the educational resources housed in Miami-Dade County has enabled our community to build a skilled, multilingual workforce of more than 1 million workers. The Miami-Dade public school district, which focuses on providing students with a first-class education, has introduced a number of progressive reforms in recent years. The results are promising: the State of Florida Department of Education ranked 41 Miami-Dade elementary, middle and senior high schools among the top-performing schools in the state in 2005-06 and four public senior high schools from our community were ranked among the top 100 in the country by Newsweek magazine in their annual list of top public high schools. Greater Miami is also recognized for its renowned private schools, including Gulliver Academy, Ransom Everglades School, Belen Jesuit Preparatory School, and Monsignor Edward Pace High School.
When it comes to higher education, Miami-Dade is home to various world-class institutions, including Miami Dade College, Florida International University, the University of Miami, Barry University, Florida Memorial University and St. Thomas University. These colleges and universities have each distinguished themselves for the academic accomplishments. For example, Miami Dade College awards more associate degrees to minorities than any other institution in the United States and the University of Miami is the largest private research university in the southeastern United States.
Learn more about the world-class education available to Miami-Dade residents by clicking on the links below:
Miami-Dade School District
Breakdown of School District K-12
Higher Education in Miami-Dade County
Private Schools (K-12) in Miami-Dade County