John A. Ferguson Senior High School

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6/10
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Reviews
55
Grades
9-12
Students
4,106
Type
Public
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Academics
7/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level


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Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


English
61%
State avg: 50%
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US History
70%
State avg: 66%
Biology I
69%
State avg: 64%
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8/10
College readiness
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A promising sign:

This school is above the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.


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Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
92%
State avg: 81%
Average SAT score
1400
AP course participation
23%
State avg: 23%
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2/10
Student progress

Very concerning:

Students at this school are making far less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

Depending on where the school's test scores start, student progress (also known as student growth) means different things.

Very low progress with low test scores means students are starting at a low point and falling even farther behind their peers.

Very low progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills but that students in this school are making smaller gains than similar students in other schools.


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Equity
Environment
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Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
Hispanic
89%
White
6%
Black
2%
Asian
2%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Two or more races
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
23 :1
State avg: 17 :1
Students per counselor
529 :1
State avg: 540 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
94%
State avg: 87%
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Neighborhood
15900 Southwest 56th Street
Miami, FL 33185
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Last modified: May 17, 2017

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