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8-12
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Doral, FL
Students enrolled: 2,097

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8600 Northwest 107th Avenue
Doral, FL 33178

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(305) 805-1900
(305) 805-1901
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December 09, 2014
If you're not Venezuelan you should NOT attend this school! I am a Cuban American, have attended excellent public schools in Texas. Parents were transferred to Miami for work. They chose Doral trying stay near their offices, however the schools here are awful! This high school in particular..No one speaks English in the office or if they do they don't attempt to! Teachers are worthless, they pass everyone even though most days very little work is done! And how do you have an orchestra class with NO instruments?!?! It's like everyone is there only to socialize, and might as well have moved to Caracas!! Not that I have any problem with any particular culture, but these people are so unwelcoming to anyone who is not Venezuelan, its almost surreal. Thankfully my parent have transferred me a better high school, one with more acceptance to diversity, real academics, I feel I lost a semester and some brain cells just being there! If you're not Venezuelan AVOID this school like the plague!... They probably don't even know what a "plague" is! hehe

- submitted by a student
September 29, 2014
This school is like going to school in Venezuela. It seems that much of the staff cannot even speak English. How on earth can you hire people to work in a school that cannot even speak a word of English? Some great teachers, but students are entitled, spoiled and have no interest in American culture; many have never been outside of the county. I am a military student and my Dad was stationed in Miami. This city is disgusting and very unwelcoming to anyone who isn't Hispanic. I find this school and city very depressing. There is no culture and no substance here. I pray that I can graduate from some other school outside of Miami. Yuck.

- submitted by a community member
August 21, 2013
Brand new to this school third day so far and I'm a senior so I'm thinking hey ill have a lot of fun. Nope I was wrong... The Hispanics here are stuck up, they even talk in their own language about you as they think you don't know Spanish for those who know it or not. Now with the teachers it's okay like any usual school but because of their Cambridge program they treat those who aren't in the program like trash, overall if you really want to go to this school I highly recommend you to join the Cambridge program for you can properly get treated and make friends

- submitted by a community member
June 05, 2013
This school should be given 10 rating.I sent my elder son to this school.The teachers,Vice Principal,Staff everyone encouraged my son to improve his abilities in learning new subjects.Music teachers are wonderful.Maths,science,Critical thinking and other subject teachers are really great assets to the school.Students are very friendly and very polite.This school has lot of great talent abd gifted with great teachers.Since we were relocating to Chicago,I took him out to join in Hinsdale school.But It is this school teachers who helped a lot in every step my son took..We are very grateful to this school admin and the teachers.I am planning to take my son back to this school.

- submitted by a parent
July 19, 2012
Here is the sad truth concerning this school: if you are in advanced programs, such as Cambridge, you have access to an amazing education, with excellent teachers and a dedicated counselor who deals with only Cambridge students. Which is great! Exactly what every student deserves. If you are the type of good student in honors classes, you will mostly have access to good teachers as well. Some of the outstanding Cambridge teachers also teach a couple honors classes, so if you get one of those teachers, you're all set. HOWEVER. To the students perceived to be at the bottom of the learning totem pole, the absolute worst teachers are offered. I've noticed this. I had a wretched honors math teacher who literally covered only HALF of the required learning material for a year, and many students complained about this teacher, etc. The next year, who is she teaching for? She's teaching "regular" students. Students who are not so adept to learning, who need the extra help the most, in this school, are given the worst chances to succeed. This is true for all subjects and grades. And that is the sad truth. -class of 2014 student

- submitted by a community member
May 26, 2012
Ronald Reagan is a great place to teach because it has wonderfcolter hers and great students. In its six years of existence it has accomplished a great many things and continues to strive for better. The administration does wonderful work given the limitations of our current government.

- submitted by a teacher
March 09, 2012
This school is proof that you cannot base how well a school is by its ratings. My dad got stationed here in Miami and he decided this would be a good school because it has such a good rating.. its not. I'm a military brat whose been to 9 different schools and this is the worst. Pretty much all the administration are real jerks, all they care about is academics and there schools college prep type image. The athletics are absolute garbage, they don't even have a football field or track. The school security is full of incompetent low lifes, and the lunch ladies can't even speak English. This school would probably be great for someone from south America because his is truly their environment. I guess you get a school this terrible in that real high school experience when its run by rude staff. Thank god I only had to go here for two years, but sadly I'll graduate from here. I REPEAT DO NOT DO NOT EVEN CONSIDER THIS SCHOOL IF YOU ARE NEW TO MIAMI AND LATINO CULTURE. try a school like killian. its a real shame this school has such a good rating. So deceiving.

- submitted by a community member
March 04, 2012
Disturbing to read some of the below. Hope all is 'righted' but I know my 'junior' grandson is struggling. It is great to read of college acceptance and hope the school will push kids, REALLY push them, to strive for college. Without education they drift into mediocrity. A Concerned Grandmother...

- submitted by a community member
March 03, 2012
My son attended Ronald Reagan and was accepted on a top IVY LEAGUE school. Ronald Reagan only made him better. Thank you to all teachers.

- submitted by a parent
August 04, 2011
If President Reagan were alive, he will be very proud that this school, follow his legacy, teaching to the young people and the community the importance of the hard work ... , Excellent teachers, Excellent administration, and an excellent educational enviorement for the future of this country. The food of cafeteria is not bad, and the ELL programs for people who doesn't talk english is very good, I'm very proud of being part of this wonderfull school... I'm a student

- submitted by a community member
July 18, 2011
I am about to start my third year at Reagan. The school is very clean. But it is very unorganized. Some teachers care about the students, the majority dont. and this is very sad. The principal has no leadership skills whatsoever, he only cares about the FCAT. Clubs are good. The activities are very little, and only a limited amount of students can attend them. The activities director (morales) is extremely rude. I came in there once and he gives parents and mostly students an attitude. The food is all junk food. I once bought a bag of chips, and it was from 2007. The cafeteria ladies had given me chips that expired 3 years ago. I could go on and on.

- submitted by a community member
May 25, 2011
Military familaries should look for another school. My two daughters go to Reagan and not happy. There is a lack of teacher focus and supplies. My daughters are not hispanic and are outcasted. My girls spent their life in Department of Defense schools. This school does not compare to that level. Many of the teachers do not pay attention during their classes and on computers. I do not recommend to military families. SOCSO J2.

- submitted by a parent
July 22, 2010
Club/activity participation is low. For the most part Cambridge kids stick to themselves as do honors and so on. Administration only cares about Cambridge. Honors and Regular classes are anything but challenging. I was usually the only one participating in my 9th grade honors classes--it s only gotten worse. The teachers cater too much to their students learning pace. Cambridge dominates and it s a great program. It doesn t teach memorization or simple test prep but prepares world conscious citizens. I ve heard great things about the AP classes, but they are more work than Cambridge, are ignored by admin, and burn you out quicker than a full load of Cambridge classes. Cambridge is only hard at the beginning to weed out the lazy kids. It is recognized globally; don t let anyone tell you differently. UF/FSU/FIU/USF/UCF are suckers for Cambridge. The Cambridge diploma also guarantees a 100% Bright Futures scholarship.

- submitted by a student
July 19, 2010
The school has a very good program and that's a good thing, sadly, half of the teachers there don't even care about teaching, they just put too much emphasis on FCAT. The school offers a very good atmosphere for learning and that's something I really like but security guards and rude students make it rather a place where you wouldn't want to be. The administration started out in a very outstanding way when I came in 2007 but by 2009 it has gone downhill. I have barely heard of any college fairs lately and activities are very rare and always announced with no time ahead. Counselors have helped me very little with college related stuff. The food the cafeteria serves is awful as well. The only thing keeping the school from collapsing is the 1 or 2 good math teachers and some other caring and dedicated staff.

- submitted by a student
April 28, 2010
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- submitted by a student
April 22, 2010
This school ACADEMICALLY is the most amazing school in miami dade county. Compared to other public schools in miami dade, this school is on top. Of course there are your bad apples who do not teach you correctly but most of the teachers are great and they teach us things that will be useful in everyday life. A lot of the time they overteach us but its good so that when we go to college, we will be well rounded and as educated as possible. If you live in miami dade and want your child to have the best public school experience with the best security, Ronald Reagan should be your choice.

- submitted by a student
April 09, 2010
I have lived in Doral for 3 years, and it was the most horrible experience. I stayed for my freshmen year at Ronald Reagan Senior High School. That school does not teach you well, just as my math teacher doesn't care if we (students) get it or not, they only care about getting into their goals, which is finish the book by the end of the year, which rarely does not happen. The principal, teachers, students, in overall everybody does not care about whom you are, students have really bad manners among themselves, even thou the principal pretends he can work he is just making students rebels against school, by prohibiting the usage of white sweaters, it was 32 degrees F and they did not allow students to wear their sweater because of matter of color. They try to be the best school of Florida, but they are not.

- submitted by a student
March 11, 2010
The school is good but is lack of good Math and Dance teachers. The teachers classes should be evaluated more often.

- submitted by a parent
no rating March 10, 2010
Would be good if the athletics department included all the students who want to exercise and not just the students who are going to participate in competitions. I think the idea is to promote physical activity in order to avoid the sedentarism that is the root of many health problems in our boys and girls.

- submitted by a parent
March 09, 2010
Counselors never attend in situ , and never callback to coordinate and appointment.

- submitted by a parent
March 09, 2010
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- submitted by a parent
November 01, 2009
Ronald W. Reagan is one of the best schools in the District of Miami-Dade County Public Schools. It has received the highest grade on the FCAT since it opened in 2006. As a teacher, I can certainly say that our school will continue to achieve the highest standards, as long as the faculty and student body are committed to excel as one of the best high schools in the State of Florida.

- submitted by a teacher
October 05, 2009
Healthy environmental, excellent Curriculum Admnistrator, good teachers and extracurricular activities.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 03, 2009
Ronald Reagan/Doral High has always been one of the most famose schools in the county. Has kept a straight A avrage since it opened in 2006. All the parents want to enroll their child in Reagan. The campus is clean. Students and Teachers are always friendly. An excelent learning enviornment for all.

- submitted by a parent
September 27, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
July 21, 2009
I am a student at Reagan. I believe this is one of the best schools in Miami. It has great teachers, classes, and administrators. The school is clean and very modern. It has various facilities and state of the art equipment. It is certainly an amazing school. I love going to this school and everything works fine. The academies are properly managed. To this day I have no complaints. Keep up the good work Bisons.

- submitted by a student
July 11, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
June 17, 2009
The best education that enlightened me to be a thinker

- submitted by a student
May 17, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
April 09, 2009
The school is above average. Most teachers are extremely dedicated, and the principal and vice-principals are always walking around and checking into classes. The only complaint I have is the emphasis that the school places on the Cambridge Academy because that takes away from those of us who prefer AP classes. I do not think that there are enough to fully challenge a student who does not wish to be a part of the Cambridge Academy.

- submitted by a student
February 09, 2009
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- submitted by a student
February 07, 2009
I'm sorry, but many of the students that post very negative reviews here are spiteful because they fail to grasp simple concepts and have disturbingly low fcat scores. Though, I will agree that the math department is strongly lacking in good teachers. This however is not a good excuse for giving the school a horrible rating. It's common sense, and while being bad teachers, they do manage to get simple concepts across to even the least intelligent of the students. The english department is strong and the music and arts academy is extremely dedicated. The science and social studies departments have good teachers with a vast knowledge of the subjects they are teaching. The Cambridge academy is very challenging as well. My only other complaint I have is that I feel that the principle is lacking in leadership skills and/or the ability to properly manage the school. Bentolila simply doesn't care.

- submitted by a student
no rating January 11, 2009
I am a math teacher at Reagan Senior High. I am truly thankful for working at a school where the administration fully supports a learning environment with no interruptions so that its hard-working, dedicated teachers may provide students with the best education possible. It is no wonder we are the only non-magnet 'A' high school in the county and our students excel in all areas. (Our latest numbers show that 94% of our math students are at grade level or above.) We are proud to say that we are a great team of administrators, teachers, and students - Go Bisons!

- submitted by a teacher
December 09, 2008
The school is very good. Some teachers give too much homework, I think they believe their class is the most important (Art History is one them, it is elective, so don't take it). I came form a private school and Reagan is much better. They need to improve the Sport activities, the level is still low, but I think it will improve over the time, coaches are very nice and very dedicated.

- submitted by a student
November 23, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
October 29, 2008
I was a student here 2 years ago, and i'm so glad I left this school. Yes, its true the school is super hard, strict, and clean. But does this imply the students are learning? Certainly not! By going to another school, I realized that hard classes do not necessarily teach you much. Rather, great professors and moderate classes will encourage one to learn more. As far as the good reviews, they only come from parents that have the mentality 'hard=good', which in the real world is surely not true.

- submitted by a student
October 20, 2008
This school is great! The Cambridge program is very good, the school is clean, the discipline is strict, the uniform is very good. the teachers are very good and very motivated and the Principal is a true leader.

- submitted by a parent
October 14, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
September 24, 2008
The reason this school is the best in Dade is simple: the Principal and Assistant Principals. Great job! They really care and show it by being involved in everything. You can't visit the school without seeing one of them doing something. The teachers I have dealt with seem to care as well. I have found only one counselor that doesn't care.

- submitted by a parent
September 13, 2008
really excellent school best in dade county

- submitted by a student
September 09, 2008
This is an amazing school. They do not concentrate too much on the FCAT. As a matter of fact most of my teachers don't like the FCAT because it stifles the learning process. I in the most rigorous courses at the school, go out every weekend, have time to myself, always finish my homework on time, and get only a's and b's. In addition, there's a great Cambridge program. I have been an honors kid until I came to this school and its not challenging at all, the AP program is also rather exhausting it burns you out and truly takes up your time. Cambridge doesn't do that at all and despite what others may say the cambridge program is recognized in the US, especially in FLorida and the top univesities in the US, also around the world.

- submitted by a student
August 27, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
August 26, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
August 24, 2008
im a student in reagan and so far i havent learned much. i admit it. it is a ver clean school bathrooms are spotless and the principle is doing his best. but the school is oly two years old cant really be judged yet. teh school focues to much on the fcat and nothing else. tell you the truth i havent learned anything. all the knowledge i have is from from middle school the math teachers overall are horrible. and so is the english program. for the first time i ended up not passing my fcats. and the homework they give us is too much. for the past two school years i ahvent had time to go out and enjoy my life due to all the homework my weekends are usually packed with projects. theres betetr schools out there

- submitted by a student
June 16, 2008
I have only been attending Reagan for one year going on my second and I have had many different experiences but with each learning a bit more about the school and the attitude they take with each problem. At the beggining of the year I was in the Cambridge acadamy. That was a serious waste of time and a load of homework. You don't learn anything and i dont recomend it unless you are planning to go to the university in England because the universitys here dont even look at it. As soon as i got out i began to enjoy going to reagan. Teachers are always there for you and Rodriguez is always walking around. It is one of the few high schools in which the bathroms are spotless and there are very few fights. I am proud to say i attend the only non magnet non charter A schoolindade.

- submitted by a student
June 07, 2008
I had my child in this school last year and was amazed when he came home to say that the teachers used the F word and other words of the like, in class. Teachers only care to teach FCAT lessons, because that is what they are pushed to do. They really don't give much attention to anything else. Students were allowed to practically do what they wanted in class. If you are parents who don't really care if your child goes to a good university or care about what they become life, then keep them here, but if you do care about the future of your children and you want them to be well prepared to be admitted to any university of their choice, to be well rounded individuals, I advice you to think twice about enrolling them here.

- submitted by a parent
May 30, 2008
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April 29, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
April 13, 2008
My son attends to the Cambridge program. Although he has a good grade point average it has been a very awful task to keep the good performance due to the teacher mentality and approach of just care to cover the material for the FCAT. They give a lot of homework, much more than they can explain in the classroom. They do not support the student needs and they are subjective in their grading. Teachers as well as students should be evaluate, but by the same students they teach each quarter and work with them to improve their quality as an educator specially in Mathematics and English. The program needs better educators committed to the development of the academic and human foundation of the future professionals. Lastly, the school needs to improve the track and field and baseball facilities to ensure the safety of the students that practice sports on it.

- submitted by a parent
April 09, 2008
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March 21, 2008
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- submitted by a student
March 11, 2008
Reagan/doral high is by far the worst school that I have ever atended. The laziness of the majority of my fellow students is only to be outdone by the unbelievable display of incompitence by teachers. Don't be fooled by what the other reviews say because the truth is that the reason that they are ranked as one of the best schools in dade county is because they have only been in operation for two years and no one has taken the time to acctually se how this school opperates. I an sebastian riera and i am ashamed to say i am a student at reagan/doral high.

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March 05, 2008
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February 29, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
no rating February 19, 2008
This school is excellent. It has great facilites, the teachers are well trained and really care for your child's education. The students are motivated to learn. My son is in 10th grade and is enrolled in the Technology Academy and doing fantastic.

- submitted by a parent
February 08, 2008
This school is the best high school in Doral! You may have heard tht it is very strict but they only do that for our own good, the administrators only want us to get used to how it is going to be in the future. They help us understand that we need to do our work, get good grades, and understand our responsibilities. I love RRHS no matter what, and i appriciate every thing they do for us, the students, even though some may not like it; but they sure will appriciate it in a couple of years.

- submitted by a student
February 01, 2008
Reagan high is not great at all especially since the administrators only care about the fcat scores and nothing else. And because of that we have tons of fcat practices and hardly time time to do our own classwork and homework.

- submitted by a student
January 27, 2008
This school is amazing. The teachers there know what they are talking about and have a high standard education. This school picks out the best of the best basically because a student who will suceed needs the best. The cambridge program is like an AP program at any schoold, the diffrence is that the Cambridge is flexible and lets you do what you want to do and learn broadly about diffrent situation not just focusing on what a board member wants you to learn.

- submitted by a student
December 19, 2007
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- submitted by a student
December 18, 2007
This school is really great. my child currently goes to this school and she tells me that in this school they really try to inforce good study havits for the students. The students that go to this school show good academic skills.

- submitted by a parent
December 06, 2007
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- submitted by a student
December 06, 2007
this school is the best, and the principal is very dedicated and we are improving every day

- submitted by a student
November 27, 2007
The school only focuses on the Cambridge program, and the Cambridge program only. What the students learn is basically how to pass the test but not the concepts and ideologies. My son is currently going to another school and has informed me that the material learned in AP classes is far more advanced.

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November 12, 2007
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November 12, 2007
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November 12, 2007
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November 12, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
November 10, 2007
Amazing school with a dedicated administration, excellent teachers that make you want to learn, and a strict discipline program that keeps you doing well without interruptions but it still makes you feel at home, and free unlike other schools that are too strict and feel like prisons. I also like the principals involvement. Mr. Rodriguez walks into classes every day and you are guranteed to see him in one of your classes at least twice a week! He even knows almost all of the students names in his school. We recently had a press conference with him in our Journalism class and he was very open about what he said and had absolutely nothing to hide. The only thing lacking on our part (the students) is school spirit. We trully need more of it, but it is excpected to change within two years.

- submitted by a student
October 23, 2007
This school is the model every single school -whether is High School, Elementary or Middle School, should follow. Its Principal is amazing! And he's really involved with the population of students, their progress, attendance and discipline. I love the discipline they have with regard the uniform use. The extra-curricular activities are so many that my daughter is a dancer and she feels like is missing another things she'd also love to do. Last year they had a really bad Dance teacher and the girls felt not motivated at all. They even went back several times to Doral Middle School to almost cry to her last Dance teacher because they would have loved to be back with her, but this year they hired a new Dance teacher who is amazing! My daughter and all the girls love her. She's a real Dancer. I could not stop saying good things about this school!

- submitted by a parent
September 12, 2007
The school is excellent. The principal is the best you can ask for, he is walking in the school everytime. The extraculicular activities are very good, and there are more than 30 clubs. The school is a state of the art complex and it is a safe and clean environment.

- submitted by a student
no rating July 31, 2007
An amazing school to work at with a staff and an administration that no other school can compare to ... A safe, clean, well disciplined place for a child to get the best education possible. Truly the epitome of an 'A' school.

- submitted by a teacher
July 07, 2007
Reagan is not only one of the very few Dade 'A' FCAT schools, it also has the highest teacher satisfaction (93%) beating out New World Arts(91%) in the entire system! Because of that, the kids love it and show it.

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June 29, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
June 11, 2007
They have the Cambridge Academy. This program is amazing and can help your child to success.

- submitted by a parent
April 26, 2007
R.Reagan High School is new. My son has been started to study there at the beginning of 2007. The teachers seem to have the good skills. As an overview, I would rate 8 to the school

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April 10, 2007
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Ronald W. Reagan/Doral Senior High School
8600 Northwest 107th Avenue, Doral, FL  33178
(305) 805-1900
Last modified Ronald W. Reagan/Doral Senior High School is a Public school that serves grades 8-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Ronald W. Reagan/Doral Senior High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 76 reviews. Top