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3601 Southwest 89th Avenue
Miramar, FL 33025

(754) 323-1350
(754) 323-1480
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December 05, 2014
Parents please DO NOT send your child to this school. This is the first year my child is attending this school and he will not be attending this school next year if I am able to get him into another school. If you have the choice to send your child somewhere else or home school, please do so.The teachers do not teach. My child is in the IB program and its not worth it. He is taking AP classes, Pre-IB and honors classes. The teachers are terrible in all of his classes. They do not teach your child what he/she needs to know. The smart kids who come into this school will leave feeling like they did not learn anything. This school actually makes your child dumber NOT smarter. This school is only an "A" school because of the IB and AP students who actually try to learn stuff on their own NOT because the teachers are teaching them anything. If you value education and you actually want your child to learn something. Please send your child somewhere else or home school your child.

- submitted by a parent
September 17, 2013
Me, my son, and daughter all moved to Miami due to a job transfer. I had no choice due to this home school mumbo jumbo. We used to live in Fort Myers,Fl. I must say Ft. Myers wasnt much...it had amazing schools. They have no type of clubs that are interseting to join. I prefer my kids to go back to Fort Myers High School.Ft. Myers wasnt much.it had amazing schools. Miramar High school is for no student to attend. Theirs constant fights, Drug test, The staff is full of bad teachers, and dont listen to them about that they have gotten reopened and their better then they were befor.if you ask me no their not. They have no type of clubs that are interseting to join.They also don't respond to anything they always have these arrogant senior students in the front doing stuff even the teachers act like they dont want your child their. My son and daughter were great kids A+ students. Now they are terrified of even going to school. This school/district should be ashamed of themselves..they deserve ZERO stars.

- submitted by a parent
August 13, 2013
Miramar IB/AP program is a joke. The teachers do a horrible job in preparing the students for the AP test. Most of these teachers are lecturing instead of teaching and care more about just surviving the year rather than caring if the students pass. The whole program needs a make over.

- submitted by a parent
July 25, 2013
The school needs to hold teacher's and adminstrators responsible for their poor academics The majority of the AP teachers are very poor and the administration does nothing about it. They support the inept teachers. If your child is bright and IB or AP material do yourself a big favor and go somewhere else to learn. Do not meet with the prinicpal until you have your discussion with the superintendent. Be PERSISTENT with the superintendent. This school needs NEW LEADERSHIP. The "A" is because of the AP students who would succeed whereever they attend school.

- submitted by a student
May 23, 2013
If the public only knew what this school really has to offer, they would be horrified. All of the good teacher are running out of the school in droves. The school has extremely poor leadership and the current state definitely reflects that.

- submitted by a community member
February 19, 2013
As a former student of Miramar high school I must say the school has improved a lot. When I was their I was a sophomore 2006-2007, but after that year I transferred to Everglades to complete my high school years. Anyways the learning their was sub-par, I wasn't in IB or magnet programs but I heard those were tough as well. At times I'd here people comparing Miramar and Everglades, but honestly they're about the same. Now Miramar is an A school for two years straight. So I just wanna say Miramar is a great place for students to learn. Yes you do have the bad apples in the tree but that's at any school, so the best thing to do is ignore them. Lastly parents must keep up with their children's school work. At this school if your waiting for a teacher to call you he/she won't unless it's something bad, then again that was back then and since then the school has seen so much growth

- submitted by a community member
February 13, 2013
I currently attend Miramar High, and I must say, if your child is not planning to be in the IB program, do not bother going out of your way to send them here. Our principal constantly boasts about our being an "A" school, but never gives credit to whom the credit belongs to. Never have I heard him once congratulate the AP/IB students who are the reason behind that letter grade. Seriously, the teachers are so poor in quality. You can just tell which teachers care about the students, and which teachers only care about the test scores. It's pathetic. Not to mention the horrible condition of the school. Walking through the hallways, all you can smell is mold. The environment is just daunting. I'm taking 3 AP classes, 2 Pre-IB classes (I'm a sophomore) and an honors. If not for the type of student and person that I am, I would be getting into horrid things with horrid people. The good thing, however, is that everyone in IB is like one big culturally diverse family. I love it :) Unfortunately the program is so challenging, that this year, students have been dropping out of IB like flies. The school deserves rate of 3. Nothing more, nothing less.

- submitted by a student
March 05, 2012
First and foremost, As a student I must say that the school has definitely improved since Faso became principal. I like to see how active he is around the campus and really makes an effort to communicate with the student body. It's also nice to see something other than football getting attention too. We finally made an "A" school this year and I'm pretty confident it's because of the Ap/IB students. My only complaints are that I'd like to see a greater emphasis on SAT/ACT prep in class. After all, the point in high school is getting to college. FCAT is rather basic and holds no merit outside of Florida. We should focus on more real world applications of our knowledge. This school has made so many improvements. The kids inside of the programs are very accepting of all cultures and form strong connections with each other. Of course you have the bad eggs of the campus, but you hardly encounter them if you're doing what your supposed to do.

- submitted by a student
November 14, 2011
A former student of miramar high's IB program the school it's self is really good has improved much since a decade ago. My only complaint is that the ap teachers throw too much work at you assuming that you can do it because you're an IB student. Most of the students themselves are open minded and diverse room for just about everyone to fit in. My only complaint is security guards are biased and drugs are the only problem.

- submitted by a student
November 08, 2011
I am a parent of an IB student at this school. I think the administration is incredible and the teachers are great. They have given my son an opportunity to succeed and with determination and much hard work, he is doing just that. I think this school is wonderfully diverse and appreciate all of the student involvement in band, chorus, athletics, etc. Iam proud to be a Patriot parent.

- submitted by a parent
April 18, 2010
The IB program is nothing but a stressful mess. I attend this school and I am an honors IB student. Taking 2 ap classes. The teachers constantly vote off anything useful because they think IB kkids can handle everything thrown at them. Too much work that teaches nothing. They barely prepare you for exams with the notes or anything. If you really want to pass buy an AP review book ASAP. The teachers don't understand that you need to study since they find it necessary to throw a load of work at you. And by the time you finish the work you are dead tired. By senior ear only about 35% of the frshman starters will still be there. You're better off somewhere else. Sure the IB title is great to have. But it really isn't that prestigious. A very flawed program.

- submitted by a student
no rating September 21, 2009
I have two students that have attended Miramar High school and my third daughter presently attends the school. I find that the school has a good balance of academics and sport with the focus on the academics. I find the administration willing to work with parents to resolve issues that arise and that the school provides extra resources and assistance for the students. The school provides a positive learning environment for the students.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 18, 2009
Miramar High School is structured to help and encourage all children to learn and to prepare the young adults to reach for the stars. Miramar High School was named in the TOP 6% of high school in the nation for the last school year. I am proud to be the parent of two young adults are are contributing to the very positive environment at our school.

- submitted by a parent
September 17, 2009
Miramar High is a great school of diversity, unity, and athletics! We all have a common goal, and that is to succeed not only in school, but in life.

- submitted by a student
August 23, 2009
I attend Miramar High School. I commend Principal Davey because my brother who went there during the early 2000s said 'the School has changed before Principal Davey was there he said people could sell drugs there, people were getting stabbed and shot over there and the Fighting has decreased'. The main building is not as clean as the freshmen buliding, the bathrooms are disgusting. The education in this school revolves all around FCAT, I have not learned anything in Reading, but my Math comprehension has enhanced.

- submitted by a student
no rating April 30, 2009
I have an ESE child that attends Miramar High School, and I couldn't be more pleased with the support that the teachers and administration have given both me and my child. He has flourished during his years at Miramar and I can rest assured knowing that he is well prepared for his future.

- submitted by a parent
April 14, 2009
The school's ESE department is a disappointment - not the best place for a child with autism or low to medium functioning. Program leaves much to be desired. My advice: If your child finds himself/herself there, start trying to get out immediately!

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 14, 2009
A terrible school - no respect or regard for parents; don't see parents as partners. They need to re-read IDEA and NCLB. Very defensive staff - poor environment with a very poor ESE program

- submitted by a parent
April 07, 2009
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March 26, 2009
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- submitted by a student
no rating February 20, 2009
The current principal at Miramar High lacks the requisite leadership skills for her position. Her focus is mainly on coercing her staff to perform to her autocratic dictates. She needs to learn to listen to the teachers in the subject areas as to what methodologies they should implement to teach the children. The school has the potential to be an 'A' school. However this goal cannot be achieved given the existing hostile work enviroment that the current principal has created for her staff which has in turn has filtered down into how the children are taught by their teachers. I believe this principal's focus is not on educating our children but rather on rote drilling the children to 'pass the FCAT.' I believe if we educate our children first then passing the FCAT will become a non-challenge to them as education equips them with the necessary skills to master the FCAT.

- submitted by a parent
January 06, 2009
the IB program is the best when you are up for a challange. The teachers are great, though some students hate them because of the work given to them and the student enviroment is calm. after being in another school (Somerset Academy) this school has my every need to prepare for college and graduate successfully.

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December 02, 2008
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October 07, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
September 17, 2008
I moved to Miramar and I can say I'm actually kind of suprised because people may have heard bad comments about this school, but to me it actually has alot of good activities and the teachers are doing their jobs at their best. I don't know alot of students at the school, but I feel comfortable and I know that I'm motivated for a great future here.

- submitted by a student
July 08, 2008
My child started last year at this school and she struggled to maintaining her grades. I made an effort to meet with the teachers at the beginning of the year, call serveral times during the year. The only way I got any response from the teachers is because of the guidance counselor going and requesting for them to call. Needless to say they were of very little help, my attemp to keep in touch with them was of no availe. No one really cared weather the child does well in school or not. I am totally dissatisfied with this school and unfortunately my choices are limited.

- submitted by a parent
May 29, 2008
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- submitted by a student
May 28, 2008
Miramar is ravaged by poor leadership and extreme micromanagement. If me as a parent can see it I can only wonder what the teachers have to deal with. It concerns me as a parent that the teachers are working under these conditions because it only forces the teachers to not care about my child and forces them to focus on checking blocks and covering their A_ _. Sorry for the languages

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May 27, 2008
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May 19, 2008
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April 05, 2008
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January 29, 2008
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January 12, 2008
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November 09, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
no rating October 30, 2007
Poor leadership and I have not received any automated calls to my home in reference to any on-going activities. This school does not interact with the parents.

- submitted by a parent
September 17, 2007
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- submitted by a student
no rating September 07, 2007
I attended this school and i am in the IB program. the school has a great IB program, much better than Boyd Anderson. The school may be bad at first but later in a few days it will get better. the IB kids are smart and not bad.

- submitted by a student
no rating August 25, 2007
After recently dealing with the administration of this school I find that the Assistant principals I was bounces around from, make it obvious that knowone speaks to anyone and they are terrified to make a decision on there own. The 'ill get back to you' attitude I received from three different administrators, Shows the level of Micro-Management that has not allowed the administrsation to spread its wings and therefore making it impossible for the kids and the their parents to truly forge ahead. Check the block and keep the school board off our behinds is the basic message they are sending out to the parents teachers and the children. There is poor leadership and it shows in the way they treat there teachers.

- submitted by a parent
August 16, 2007
miramar high has many new programs for students to enrolled in I believe miramar high is a school for the future. this school is doing wonders for me I;m getting more involved and the school is fun. plus miramar gives us means to prepare for our future but having program that shows us what being in this employment is all about.

- submitted by a student
July 10, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
no rating June 29, 2007
This is a common fact that if the leadership is not good productivity is bad. The New Principal is an old employee. The employee speak horrible about each other as well as the Asst Principle and Principles. It seems that no one take responsibility to their errors, this was the first year for my son to attend Miramar. It seems that if you are a good student and mind your business, the bullies like to pick on you. Staff is ignorant and deaf to the parent complaints. Watch your children grade and even if you are not welcome be involved.

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June 28, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
June 22, 2007
Very disappointed with the (pre) IB program at Miramar and the teachers also. Lack of communication between teachers and students. My daughter did well in the program, however she'll not be returning next school year. The only saving grace there is Mr. Lamb (the fairly new IB director). Teachers, please take a leaf from this gentleman's book! I do hope this program improves in the near future.

- submitted by a parent
March 20, 2007
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- submitted by a student
January 31, 2007
This is my son first year at Miramar High School. This school has a lot of area of concern starting from communication among school personnel and parents. Listen to your children when they come home. The most important thing is check the school website and your children grade in every class every week. The extracurricular activities are both good and bad, it seems the coaches expectations are very high. The level of parent involvement is not very good.

- submitted by a parent
February 12, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
January 22, 2006
The IB is a very good program. The principal knows very little however.

- submitted by a parent
January 21, 2006
it has an excellent IB program. There are really good teachers there.

- submitted by a student
November 16, 2005
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- submitted by a former student
August 21, 2005
The principal is great the IB program needs lots of work. Security is great, great students, well behaved.

- submitted by a student
August 12, 2005
I had a son enrolled in the IB at another school (BA). Now my other son is attending IB at Miramar HIgh. I think the quality of the program and of the teachers at this school is not the same. Some teachers of core classes are not competent. The school should have the necessary tools to evaluate instructional capacity and teaching skills of the teachers assigned to the program. Talented students deserve talented teachers.

- submitted by a parent
August 07, 2005
Im a student at Miramar High School. Have been attending it for 2 years. It's an ok school, they have certain areas they can work at and make better. Some of the teachers and staff are understanding and willing to help if you need it. There is alot of confrontation,fighting and showing no respect to teachers and staff at this school.

- submitted by a student
July 13, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
April 01, 2005
I had to speak with the Principal about a problem, and I found he was easily accessible and responsive to our needs. He resolved the problem in a very encourging manner. My review is based on my observance and my daughter's performance both academic and otherwise. She does excellent in the program at Miramar High School. She speaks well and highly of the teachers; enjoys the program she is in; enjoys associating with her peers; and is highly motivated in studying and school attendance. I'm very glad I made the choice to send her to Miramar High School, as I was quite reluctant to do so, and hope the school continues to get all the support it needs so the students can benefit fully from their individual program.

- submitted by a parent
January 24, 2005
This school offers a wide range of academic programs, including the prestigious International Baccalaurette program, the Aviation Magnet as well as several AP and Honor classes. Many students of this school can usually find an activity that fits their interests, and if they do not find what they like in the varied menu of more than 30 clubs and organazations ranging from the Web Design Club to JROTC, then they will find the support from the student body to start one of their own. Another quality of the school to be noted, is its constant progress in implenting technology apt for the new millenium. The school gives one laptop to every student. Socially, the student will be able to fit in the eclectic make-up of the school, where there is respect and tolerance for each other's unique differences.

- submitted by a student
December 04, 2004
Overall has been satisfied with the I.B. magnet program at this school. I'm still concern with the safety issue at this school. During this school year the school was chosen to be a part of the technology pilot study. This is just another example of the students a minority school again being used as guinea pigs; as a parent I'm sick of it. Students were supplied with lab top computers.

- submitted by a parent
November 23, 2003
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- submitted by a parent
September 16, 2003
Miramar was a great school. I loved it. I was there for three years and I thought the teachers were wonderful, the students were friendly, and the overall atmosphere was fabulous.

- submitted by a community member
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Miramar High School
3601 Southwest 89th Avenue, Miramar, FL  33025
(754) 323-1350
Last modified Miramar 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.
Miramar High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 58 reviews. Top