Students enrolled 1763
School leader MS. ANNA L RODRIGUEZ
Transportation options Yes
District Dade County School District

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751 Dove Avenue
Miami Springs, FL 33166

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4 stars
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April 30, 2014
Mr.Wilson is the best math teacher I have ever had and I believe the best teacher I've had for any subject and he currently [4/30/14] works there. He really just has this way of teaching that's amazingly cognitive. He was previously taught by a teacher who is also still there the great Mr O'Connor.

- submitted by a student
March 25, 2014
this school has a wide range of activities that will help you in your life. this school is an a school and it deserves to be an a school.

- submitted by a community member
August 02, 2013
Probably had the greatest high school experience here. I wouldn't choose to change it one bit!!!!!

- submitted by a student
March 17, 2010
Mr. Wilson is the best math teacher that has ever walked Miami Springs Senior High school. Wilson, would have to be my favorite teacher. He pushed me to work harder in his classes & that succeeded. I'm very gald to of had Mr. Wilson as my Algebra 1 math teacher.

- submitted by a student
January 29, 2010
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- submitted by a parent
January 27, 2010
I believe Miami Springs Senior is one of the best schools around. I personally attended it and i believe that the teachers really thrive to teach their students as best as they can. Miami springs always had a variety of food selections and it was always good. Breakfast was always free, making sure students had a nutricious and healthy breakfast. Administraters are never easy on the kids but for the best reasons around.

- submitted by a student
November 26, 2008
Everyone's individual experiences will definately vary, however, I believe it is in your own power to manipulate your education and 'create' the right decisions. Some magnificent teachers are available to help you in this school. Mr. Dearing is a fantastic AP English teacher who treats his students as individuals yet inspires a sense of devotion unlike anything I've ever experienced. I can honestly say that every single time I walked out of his class, I'd learned something new...

- submitted by a student
October 20, 2008
I graduated from MSSH a couple of years ago. Koski was, as I had failed to realize at the time, one of the best teachers I've had. His style is probably more appropriate for college, but that is what makes him indispensable to Miami Springs. He pushes students in the right direction, both academically and mentally, and his criticisms are always constructive and spot-on. If I could do high school over again, I'd be happy to have him as my teacher. For any student in his class today, I suggest that you do not take for granted, as most teenagers do, the wisdom and wit that Koski offers abundantly to his students.

- submitted by a community member
July 31, 2008
There's no denying that this school has it's very significant problems. I however think that school is what you make of it. You may be able to have a child in the time that it takes you to get into the gifted program but any serious student should be in it. Personally, it took 9 months of pushing hard the whole time but it was worth it (no pun intended). There are only two gifted math teachers in the school and they'll both drive you crazy if you're not careful. ...but I wouldn't trade them for the world. Libby Manning and Sam Koski should honestly be teaching at a high level university but for some reason, they chose to call MSSH home. Ms. Manning starts them off then hands them over to Koski. Out of a packed classroom, only one of his students didn't pass the AP Calculus II exam.

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July 01, 2008
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June 26, 2008
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- submitted by a student
May 05, 2008
This school rocks. It learn a lot by taking honors and college courses. And the most of the school staff are friendly, which makes it a great learning environment. Its my second home. A place i feel comfortable in. And enjoy going to everyday.

- submitted by a student
February 16, 2008
it's a great school with dedicated teachers and staff it's a shame that half of the students don't appreciate the quality of education given to them.

- submitted by a student
October 10, 2007
I have to admit it has some good teachers. But students do not care therefore, teachers care less.

- submitted by a student
July 29, 2007
I am a former student and I dont think this is a school you want to go to if you want to excel, the teachers dont try their hardest, they give out refferals for everything and the kids are just crazy. It is really packed, and the cafeteria food is apalling. I dont like this school, it is very cheap and the building looks kind of dirty

- submitted by a former student
August 01, 2006
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June 02, 2006
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- submitted by a former student
May 12, 2006
This school offers its students a whole range of activities (TV Production, JROTC, Band)

- submitted by a former student
May 06, 2006
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- submitted by a teacher
February 24, 2006
This school excels in mathematics and science opportunities for the above average motivated kid. With professors such as Starkey (physics) and Koski (math) students get a level of education hard to find in public schools.

- submitted by a former student
February 08, 2006
Absolutely Average. Not good, not bad.

- submitted by a former student
January 11, 2006
The school needs to reduce the number of students so that students can walk easilhy in the halls. Administration should have updated information readily available and not in computer. Administration should not send wrong information home and then penalized children for it.

- submitted by a parent
November 17, 2005
This school is disappointing. I have 2 teens here. Recordkeeping at the school is pathetic. Contacting teachers &/or counselors is nearly impossible and, if follow-up is necessary, don't hold your breath!

- submitted by a parent
September 27, 2005
This school is an excellent teacher and parent participation school.

- submitted by a parent
August 08, 2005
Miami Springs is an excellent school. My daughter thrived there. They have an excellent girls' sports program and many other student based activities. There is a strong parent presense found in most school events.

- submitted by a parent
July 25, 2005
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June 24, 2005
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- submitted by a former student
January 10, 2005
Advanced placement programs are excellent. Teachers are committed and challenge students. Would be better if class size were smaller.

- submitted by a former student
August 11, 2004
My first impression of this school was 'Lord have mercy'. My child has sadly attended this school for three years. She is a straight 'A' student and I've let her stay due to the fact that she is doing well and is about to graduate. However, in my opinion i think this school is a mess. The administrators simply need security to watch over themselves. Students simply have to put up with enough rude teachers that really don't care about their attitudes towards their students. The majority of the teachers just really don't care about the relationship with their students and their parents, just their paychecks at the end of the week.

- submitted by a parent
April 27, 2004
It has a great honors and A.P. Program. Active and award winning clubs, very spirited atmosphere and clean and diverse student body.

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April 27, 2004
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April 25, 2004
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February 23, 2004
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- submitted by a former student
February 04, 2004
I attended this school and I think it is the best school I have ever been to. The teachers are the best. I feel that for the first time I actually learned. I attended 4 years ago, and I know that things have changed, maybe not for the best. I just hope the teachers are still as good as they where with me. I'm thankful there are schools that still care for the students.

- submitted by a former student
January 31, 2004
The school needs to do so much more for its AP students. I recently moved to the Doral area (from North Carolina) and my daughter now attends the school and is in the AP classes. Yet back in her North Carolina high school they had special practices for the AP classes, an AP lounge, and the school respected the AP students at a level far beyond the regular students. The outcome was that they had 75-100% passing rates on the AP exams across the board. Out of 600 students, about 20 failed one or more of their AP tests. the statistics were amazing and the school made lots of money. I mean if the Miami Springs high school knows that they have money (literally) walking in and out their doors, they should treat them with lots of respect. One bad example is that my daughter was struggling with all her books and everything and running to make it to her AP class, yet the dimwit security guard and one of the not-so-smart assistant principals just shoved her in the cafeteria during the hall sweep. Thats simply not fair, since she missed an important test, that she was not allowed to make up. I plan to take her out of this drug-ridden school and move her to Miami Palmetto, which I hear is a much better public school for anyone looking for any sort of opportunity.

- submitted by a parent
January 09, 2004
Principal Rodriguez is making strides, but the years of negelect, sheer number of students, general state of disrepair of the buildings, and numerous other factors make his job almost impossible. The overcrowding is severe. For example, in my son's Algebra II class, the portable is so crowded that an entire row of chairs does not face the board, but a wall. How can a student learn if he/she cannot even see how the problems are worked out? Drug activity, including heroin sales, abound. Football and baseball coaches use language that would make a movie rated 'R', and don't understand that this is a problem. My son is involved in sports, and service clubs. He is an A-B student. Both my husband and I have been invloved in the school, the community, and the baseball team. We are trying, but we all feel that there is no cooperation from most of the teachers, the administration, or the school board. Our son will be attending private school for his Junior and Senior years, at his request.

- submitted by a parent
December 30, 2003
Mr. Rodriguez is the best principal there has been in a long time. I haven't even heard about the PTA meetings, that's why I don't go and I've asked my daughter, and she hasn't heard about it over the announcements at all. Extracurriculars abound; the swim team and math team are very valuable, but the football team and basketball team need definite improvement. I see a lot of drug activity after school. There are very few terrific teachers.

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September 03, 2003
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August 26, 2003
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August 22, 2003
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August 05, 2003
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- submitted by a parent
July 27, 2003
Miami Springs Senior High School has a lot to offer students, but the education of interested students is being diluted by the lack of discipline and the sheer numbers of students. There is a lot of potential being wasted at this school. Parent involvement is very limited. There are only about 20 people (at most) at the PTA meetings every month. There needs to be a complete revamping of security. Teachers and administrators need to get the guts to stand up to the 'disinterested' and tell them to put out or get out.

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Miami Springs Senior High School
751 Dove Avenue, Miami Springs, FL  33166
(305) 885-3585
Last modified Miami Springs Senior High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Miami Springs Senior High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 42 reviews. Top