North Miami Beach Senior High School is a secondary school located at 1247 NE 167 Street in North Miami Beach, Florida, USA; its principal is Raymond L. Fontana. North Miami Beach was built in 1971 as an overcrowding reliever school for North Miami High School to the south at 800 N.E. 137 Street, and Miami Norland High School to the northwest at 1050 N.W. 195 Street.
NMBHS's style of education, with no traditional letter grades, created tension within middle and upper-middle class North Dade (County) families, whose older children had attended and graduated from traditional Dade County schools. They were not happy that their younger children would be placed in an experimental school that eschewed the traditions the parents knew, as the Miami Herald reported at the time. However, by the time the school was four years old, the non-traditional approach had been abandoned.
North Miami Beach also has a Biomedical and Environmental Advancement Magnet program (BEAM) available to any students in the district. The program gives higher education credits to students wishing to pursue a career in medicine or environmental sciences.
In the summer of 2005, the school added a two story building to its campus.
Until a regional high school football stadium was built in the 1990s at the (northern) Biscayne Bay campus of Florida International University off Biscayne Boulevard and N.E. 151 Street, the NMB Chargers football team played both its home and away games at the northern regional football stadium, Traz Powell Stadium. Located at the then Miami-Dade North Community College campus, now called Miami Dade College, it was more than seven miles away from the NMB campus.
Prior to the opening of Krop, the following schools were the most intense rivals: Men's Soccer- North Miami Senior High School, especially games at the Pioneers' home field, the scene of a historic Ciro Martinez-led last-second Charger win in 1976 that helped fuel the Chargers' run to the Florida state championship.
The Vikings of Miami Norland Senior High School, who inflicted a 1977 loss on the Chargers, knocking them out of the Florida state playoffs at Lockhart Stadium in Fort Lauderdale, and ending the Chargers' hope of winning back-to-back Florida state soccer championships. The Vikings eventually finished as the state runner-up that year.
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