Miami Herald: Four Miami-Dade schools make ‘100 Best’ list
Dec 15, 2009
The Miami Herald published this article on December 11.
Four Miami-Dade public schools made the list of America’s 100 Best High Schools, issued annually by U.S. News and World Report. Miami’s Design and Architecture Senior High School was ranked 15th in the country, according to the magazine.
Maritime and Science Technology High School on Virginia Key and New World School of the Arts came in 66th and 82nd, respectively.
And Coral Reef Senior High was ranked 95th.
In addition, Mater Academy Charter in Hialeah Gardens was named a silver medalist.
In Broward, five high schools received silver medals: Atlantic Technical Center in Coconut Creek, Fort Lauderdale High, Nova High in Davie, Pompano Beach High and William T. McFatter Technical Center in Davie.
The rankings are based on state test results and student performance on Advanced Placement exams.
— KATHLEEN McGRORY