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Miami Real Estate: Public Schools in Miami Florida offer International Baccalaureate, Gifted & Magnet Programs


Miami-Dade Public School System  offers International Baccalaureate Programs,              as well as Magnet, Gifted, Nationally Recognized Academic Programs  &           Merit Scholarships…. encouraging active parent      and community involvement.

   Unique to  Coral Gables: Coral Gables offers an elementary school lottery-system … a “feeder-pattern”  interconnecting three schools: (Sunset Elementary, Coral Gables Elementary, and George Washington Carver Elementary). 


Residents select  …based on academic offerings,    location  and personal choice.                                                                                  

Coral Gables Senior High School
450 Bird Road
Coral Gables, FL 33146
Tel. (305) 443-4871
Principal: Jo Anne D. Gans     Grades: 9 – 12   (7:30am – 2:30pm)

  • National merit scholarship program
  • Award winning: athletics, drama, newspaper, arts
  • International Baccalaureate Magnet Program (French,German,Italian,Spanish)
  • Dozens of student organizations, JV and Varsity Sports
  • Nationally recognized Advanced Placement  & Honors Programs
  • Career-oriented and academic programs
  • Gablettes

George W. Carver Middle School 
4901 Lincoln Drive
Coral Gables, FL 33133
Tel. (305) 444-7388
Principal: Libia A. Gonzalez            Grades 6 – 8   (9am-3:45pm)

  • International Studies Magnet School (Spanish, French, German)
  • Blue Ribbon School of Excellence/ A-Rated School
  • University of Miami Lab School
  • Academic  environment
  • Technology based learning.
  • Wide selection of elective classes: debate, creative writing
  • Intramural/team sports
  • Clubs
  • Gifted Program

Ponce de Leon Middle School  –
5801 Augusto Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33146
Tel. (305) 661-1611
Principal:  Anna L. Rodriguez      Grades 6 – 8  (9:00am-3:40pm)  Uniforms Required.

  • Gifted Resource Program.
  • Unique foreign language opportunities (Spanish, French, German)
  • Music/Band.
  • Advanced academic courses.
  • Computer technology
  • International Baccalaureate Program
  • Highly regarded performing arts department
  • Extensive extracurricular program including  tutoring.

George W. Carver Elementary School
238 Grand Avenue
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Tel. (305) 443-5286
Principal:  Dr.Cheryl Johnson      Pre-Kindergarten – 5   (8:30am – 3:00pm)

  • Small classes:  grades K-2
  • International Baccalaureate Language Program (Spanish, French, Italian)
  • Small group instruction in math and reading
  • Academic excellence program
  • After school program

Coral Gables Elementary School
105 Minorca Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Tel. (305) 448-1731
Principal:  Graciela P. Cerra     Grades: Pre-Kindergarten – 5   (8:30am -3:00pm)

  • International Baccalaureat Language Program (French, Spanish, Italian)
  • COMET Lab (Career Opportunities Motivated through Educational Technology)
  • After-school Program
  • School is on the National Register of Historic Places
  • Kindergarten, and grades 3-5
  • Special Gifted Magnet Program

David Fairchild Elementary School  –
5757 S.W. 45th Street
Miami, FL 33155
Tel. (305) 665-5483
Principal:     William J. Kinney        Grades: Pre-Kindergarten – 5   (8:30am-3:00pm)  (Uniforms Required)

  • Active parent involvement
  • Special programs: academic excellence, pre-kindergarten, computer lab, COMET
    Lab, Gifted Program
  • Advanced placement classes  (reading and math)
  • Before & after-school programs
  • Sports programs

Sunset Elementary School
5120 S.W. 72nd Street
Miami, FL 33143
Tel. (305) 661-8527
Principal:   Dr. Aline E. Sarria              Grades: Pre-Kindergarten – 5  (8:30am – 4:00pm)

  • Community Involved PTA
  • Gifted enrichment program / Magnet program
  • Cultural and academic ties with the University of Miami
  • International Studies Program (Spanish, French, German)
  • Before & after-school programs through the YMCA
  • Pre-K program (affordable) 

Henry S. West Lab School
5300 Carillo Street
Coral Gables, FL 33146
Tel. (305) 661-7661
Principal:  Barbara R.Soto       Grades: Kindergarten – 6   (8:30am- 3:00pm)

  • Educational research facility (Dade County Public Schools, University of Miami and FIU)
  • Enrollment is via waitlist  (Countywide registration is open to anyone, and is not boundary specific).

Merrick Educational Center
39 Zamora Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Tel. (305) 445-5188/448-1639
Principal:   Deborah C. Wehking    Grades:  Pre-K -12      (8:00am-1:45pm)   (No uniforms)

  • Unique educational center serving those with Medical or Disciplinary Special Needs (infants through seniors).
  • Home/Hospital Instructional Programs
  • Alternative education.
  • Alternatives to expulsion.
  • Programs for visually and/or hearing impaired  infants and their families.
  • Parent  Education Resource Center (Largest in Dade County Public School System)
  • Community and Adult Education.
  • Programs for those with Special Needs.

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