What are some public schools in Miami-Dade County?


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The Miami-Dade County Public Schools district is comprised of 392 schools as of July 2015, including Avocado Elementary, Claude Pepper Elementary, Maya Angelou Elementary, José de Diego Middle and Coral Reef Senior. To find information on schools in their areas, individuals can use the search tool on the district website.

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Parents, students and community members can view a complete list of schools in the Miami-Dade County school district by clicking the Legislative Schools List under the Schools heading on the district home page. They may also locate neighborhood schools by visiting the district website and clicking the Find Your Neighborhood School link under the Schools heading at the top of the page. They can then enter their address in the search box and view a list of nearby schools and their locations on a map. Individuals can specify grade level and type of school using the search filters near the bottom of the page.

Miami-Dade County Public Schools serves more than 345,000 students and employs more than 40,000 staff members, making it the fourth largest school district in the United States. The district is located at the southern end of the Florida peninsula and encompasses more than 2,000 square miles. Miami-Dade County Public School District serves rural, suburban and urban communities. Since 2008, the district has received state and national recognition for its growth in student achievement and graduation rates.

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