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

CHOOSING THE RIGHT SCHOOLS : Click here to find a school… explore and compare schools… and decide which is the best “fit” for your family.

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY SCHOOL BOUNDARIES : Click here to check local school districts and boundaries on an interactive map.

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: Adolfo Costa     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: Dr. Cheryl E. Johnson            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:  Martha C. Chang      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 Preparatory Academy
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:     Lucy Amengual        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. Marlene Leyte-Vidal             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 Pujadas       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