Miami-Dade County Public Schools is the fourth-largest school system in the United States and home to nearly 350,000 students and 40,000 employees.
The winner of the 2012 Broad Prize for Urban Education, the district is firmly focused on student achievement and innovative educational programs in nearly 400 traditional and specialized schools. Additionally, with 340 programs, including 90 magnet schools, the district’s choice program is one of the largest in the United States. The impressive array of course offerings include renowned bilingual schools, international baccalaureate programs, award-winning arts programs, and schools in the workplace.
Located at the southern end of the Florida peninsula, the school district stretches over 2,000 square miles of diverse and vibrant communities ranging from rural farm communities to urban municipalities. A truly global educational community, Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ students speak 56 languages and represent more than 100 countries.