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More than one quarter of the top 99 high schools in South Florida are public charter schools, according to results of a study by U.S. News & World Report.

22. Somerset Arts Conservatory, Pembroke Pines
27. Somerset Academy Charter High School, Pembroke Pines

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Charter Schools Account for More than One Quarter of the Top High Schools in South Florida,

According to Results of a Study by U.S. News & World Report

 

Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools (FCPCS) Congratulates the 27 Charter Schools on the List

 

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., (June 18, 2019) – More than one quarter of the top 99 high schools in South Florida are public charter schools, according to results of a study by U.S. News & World Report.

 

U.S. News & World Report identified the top 99 high schools in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties based on specific criteria, including, “schools whose attendees demonstrated outstanding outcomes above expectations in math and reading assessments, passed a diverse array of college-level exams and graduated in high proportions.”  Twenty-seven of the schools on the list are listed as charter schools by the Florida Department of Education.

 

The top ranked public charter school on the list is International Studies Charter High School, Miami.  It is ranked third on the list of 99 top high schools in South Florida.  International Studies Charter High School is a member of the Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools.

 

The top public charter high schools in South Florida, with their U.S. News & World Report rankings, are:

 

3.  International Studies Charter High School, Miami

6.  Archimedean Upper Conservatory Charter School, Miami

11. Doral Performing Arts and Entertainment Academy, Doral

13. Marine Academy of Science and Technology, Miami

17. MAST Academy, Key Biscayne

18. Doral Academy Charter High School, Doral

20. MAST Academy at Homestead

22. Somerset Arts Conservatory, Pembroke Pines

24. Mater Academy Charter High, Hialeah Gardens

25. Mater Performing Arts and Entertainment Academy, Hialeah Gardens

27. Somerset Academy Charter High School, Pembroke Pines

31. Mater Academy Lakes High School, Hialeah

34. Somerset Academy Charter High School, Homestead

35. Mater Academy East Charter High School, Miami

37. Pembroke Pines Charter High School, Pembroke Pines

40. City of Hialeah Education Academy, Hialeah

45. Imater Preparatory Academy High School, Hialeah

53. Doctors Charter School of Miami Shores

66. G-Star School of the Arts, West Palm Beach

67. Miami Arts Charter, Miami

69. Pinecrest Preparatory Academy Charter High School, Miami

74. Inlet Grove Community High School, Riviera Beach

83. South Tech Academy, Boynton Beach

84. City of Coral Springs Charter, Coral Springs

88. Somerset Academy Canyons High School, Boynton Beach

90. Charter High School of the Americas, Miami

93. Somerset Academy Charter High School Miramar Campus

 

“The Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools congratulates South Florida’s best high schools, and specifically the 27 charter schools on the list, said Robert Haag, President of the Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools.  “We salute their students, teachers and administrators for this meaningful recognition.”

 

The complete list of 2019 rankings of the nation’s charter high schools by U.S. News & World Report is available at this link: https://www.usnews.com/education/best-high-schools/national-rankings/charter-school-rankings

 

About the Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools

The Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools (FCPCS) is the leading charter school membership association in the state, with a membership of nearly 75 percent of all operating charter schools.  Since its inception in 1999, FCPCS has been dedicated to creating a national model of high quality, accredited public charter schools that are student-centered and performance-driven.  FCPCS provides a wide array of technical support, mentoring, training, networking, and purchasing services to its membership, as well as serving as an advocate for all Florida public charter schools.