School Details

Miami Norland Senior High School

1050 Northwest 195th Street, Miami, FL 33169
(305) 653-1416
4

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 1609 students 16 students/teacher (FL avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

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Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) (FCAT2)

In 2012-2013 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, 3 through 8 in math, in grades 5 and 8 in science and writing in grades 4, 8 and 10. The FCAT 2.0 is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Florida. The FCAT 2.0 has 5 achievement levels, with level 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3.
  • This school in 2014
  • Dade County School District average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

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64%

Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) (FCAT2)

In 2012-2013 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, 3 through 8 in math, in grades 5 and 8 in science and writing in grades 4, 8 and 10. The FCAT 2.0 is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Florida. The FCAT 2.0 has 5 achievement levels, with level 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3.
81%
83%
84%

Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT)

In 2011-2012 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) to test students in grades 4, 8 and 10 in writing. The Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills needed to progress through school. The FCAT writing exam is scored on a scale of 1 to 6. The state considers a score of 3 or above as meeting state standards.
  • This school in 2014
  • Dade County School District average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

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Florida End-of-Course Assessments (EOC)

In 2012-2013 Florida used the End-of-Course Assessments (EOC) to test students in Algebra 1, Biology 1 and Geometry. The EOC is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Florida. The Algebra 1 EOC has 5 achievement levels, with level 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3.
  • This school in 2014
  • Dade County School District average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Miami Norland Senior High School is a public high school in Miami Gardens. The principal of Miami Norland Senior High School is MR. REGINALD E LEE and can be contacted at pr7381@dadeschools.net. 1,609 students attend Miami Norland Senior High School and are mostly Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 4% of the Miami Norland Senior High School students are "limited in English proficiency." 82% of the 1,609 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Miami Norland Senior High School is 16:1. New Testament Church Of Transfiguration is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra
  • Photography
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • French
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Latin
  • Spanish

Sports

  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Gymnastics
  • Martial arts self defense
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Water polo
  • Wrestling
  • Yoga

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 95% 23%
Hispanic 4% 67%
White, non-Hispanic 0.6% 8%
Multiracial 0.5% 0.5%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.2% 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.1% 0.07%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0.03%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 82% 74%
Limited English proficiency 4% 21%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    I went to this school and it was horrible. It's is highly unorganized and rude. The school is nasty and the student are disrespectful. I highly recommend you don't go to this school. Some teacher are good but most act like the students and don't care about school. This school mostly cares about its extra curriculum activities likes sport. The sport teams are good but they only care for the "great" players. Every sport out there has favoritism and wouldn't care if a player doesn't get in the game. This school will only bring your child down. Also lunch sucks!

  • (2 years ago)

    I went to this school and it is horrible. You are better off home schooling your kids.

  • (4 years ago)

    The enhance curriculum which prepares students for college and the world of work is geat for student achievement.

  • (4 years ago)

    Despite all the challenges you have students that are talented and optimistic about each day that passes by. They are creative and competitive.

  • (4 years ago)

    I live in the community and therefore I have a vested interest in the education of the students they are my neighbors. I see them at the library at stores at the parks; I need to know that they are educated and contributing members in the community and to society at large. I need to see them show school spirit by saying "hi" with a smile showing Norland like behavior which is exemplary and wearing school colors on their jackets and uniforms. I love my community especially the school where I work I wear my colors daily I am a die hard Viking with a lot of pride! Go Vikings!

  • (4 years ago)

    Because based on the struggle that we currently are enduring the students and staff members are so highly motivated to make a change. We are currently considered a failing school based on the school grade but our students are rearing the change this. Our teachers have been going the extra mile to ensure that the students are not only provided with the needed resources to achieve but also provide students with nurturing and guidance. In short we are giving students an outlook that will increase their productivity in the future. We are now ensuring that students are enrolled in AP and dual enrollment courses increased summer internships and hands-on extended curriculum activities. I love the eagerness and drive of my school.

  • (4 years ago)

    I love Norland Senior High School because the staff and employees are dedicated to helping the students to achieve their maximum potential!

  • (4 years ago)

    Great faculty excellent library media services.

  • (4 years ago)

    Miami Norland Senior High School appears to be a great school to attend. My peers have great pride in their school. They conduct themselves appropriately. They have great amounts of respect for their teachers and all staff members and fellow classmates. I am proud to be a Viking and walk through the halls of Miami Norland Senior High School with great pride.

  • (6 years ago)

    There is a lot of things about norland..Good and bad but norland is steppin up..The school board took away a principal that the whole school thought were makin a change Dr.Sophian..He was the only principal that was around that communicated with the students he helped in everyway educational wise and fun wise college wise and life wise...2Day im a junior idk where this principal we have now is we dont even knw wat he is doin for the school the students are unfamiliar with him and there is no change in the school...I want my principal Dr. Sophian back!!!

  • (6 years ago)

    I would like to say I attend Miami Norland Sr. High and it is not all that bad. I am pride to say that I graduate from Norland because Norland prepare me for the real world. Norland do have plenty of teachers who actuality teaches who actually take time out to help the students. Even though we went through three principals they each help Norland out in their own way. I can honestly say that Norland have changed for the better. We are now on a new adventure we set sail to a difference place and if you is not ready to see us make it then I feel sorry for you.

  • (6 years ago)

    I went to this school for just a week and oh my god some of the students there are bad and are not ready to learn in some of my classes the teaching is poor if you ask for help somettimes they will sometimes help but some of them dont help and say you need extra tutoring after school its not a friendly place at all where you can make decent friends with i dont regret leaving the school for such a short time being there

  • (6 years ago)

    This is sad state affairs for this school to be face with the threat of being closed. My son is a freshman at Norland Sr. High and my son and I attend the freshmen orientation. And of all things that were mention the only thing that I have notices that wasn t up to par is security not enforcing the dress code and safety of the school. I feel what can help Norland succeed in improving the school is first hire security that is not only there to get a check and really care about the welfare of the kids. It s a shame that you have some students terrorized by kids that only focus is to start trouble. We also need more school police available. I think instead of threating to close the school down. What happen to the alternative schools that basically are for troubled students. Remove them out of public

  • (6 years ago)

    I love Miami Norland Senior High. I've been here since 9th grade and now I'm a senior. The teachers are great they take their time and help u when you really need it. Sometimes it may seem like they're comming down hard on you but they're just trying to push to do your best.

  • (6 years ago)

    These young men and women need motivation. There are some excellent teachers at norland but they also fall short in some department. As for security... poor poor poor. It takes no extra effort for a child to skip school. I won't even bother to talk about what happened to my child. It still hurts. My child is still at norland only because I know if the attitude is not right it does not make any difference where they go. I'm trying to help with the attitude. It's time for norland and the school board to do something with this failing school. Back to the drawing board.

  • (6 years ago)

    Many parents may say Norland is a bad school...But it's really not...Not because we are an ''f'' school doesnt mean anything..The teacher are wonderful its just the kids that need to step up and study and try to focus on what they are being taught...Im a student Im going to the 11th grade and I hope I will learn more this year and I can prove Norland isnt a bad school

  • (6 years ago)

    I love this school...everybody may say its a bad school. But i'm actually a student that attends the school everyday. This school is a joy. The administration is so kind and always on top of their duties.

  • (7 years ago)

    My daughter is currently attending MNSH and I must admit the education is up to par. I've seen a tremendous difference in her grades. I reccomend Norland to all parents.

  • (7 years ago)

    I attended Miami Norland and graduated in 2004. I have since completed my bachelors and am currently working on my masters. I have no doubt that Miami Norland laid the foundation for me to continue to be successful in my scholastic career. The faculty and staff are all very caring and despite the school grade the quality of education is grade A.

  • (7 years ago)

    norland isnt as bad as everyone claims it to be.When you actually go there and experience it for yourself its a typical highschool. If your child does what he or she has to do thats all that matters. Education is all i look for in a school. IF norland was to come out of the zone loose their rediculas uniform policy and get its prioreitys in order I garenty the'll recieve lots of students. Also their acknoledgements would be more higher and parents will veiw the school with more respect.

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