Hialeah High School

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Hialeah High School
Hialeah High School seal.jpg
251 E. 47th Street
Hialeah, Florida, United States
Type Public
Motto To Seek, To Find, To Share
Established September 1954
School district Miami-Dade County Public Schools
Principal Heriberto Sanchez[1][2]
Grades 6-12
Enrollment 2,874
Color(s)      Scarlet
     Royal Blue
Team name Thoroughbreds
Newspaper The Record Newspaper
Yearbook Hiways Yearbook
School Grade B (as of 2011-2012)
School Hours 7:20 AM to 2:20 PM

Hialeah High School is a public high school located at 251 E 47th Street in Hialeah, Florida, USA.


Hialeah High opened in September 1954.

In April 2012, Alberto M. Carvalho, the superintendent of Miami-Dade County Public Schools, awarded Natalie Antunez, the $250,000 Leonore Annenberg Scholarship Fund.[3]

In January 2013, Manuel Cruz, an English teacher at the school, was arrested for punching a 17-year old girl he was having an affair with.[4]

In early 2013, a video was posted featuring how the school looked in 1988.[5]


The state's accountability program grades a school by a complex formula that looks at both current scores and annual improvement on the Reading, Math, Writing and Science FCATs.

School Year Grade[6]
1998-99 C
1999-00 C
2000-01 D
2001-02 C
2002-03 D
2003-04 D
2004-05 C
2005-06 C
2006-07 F
2007-08 C
2008-09 D
2009-10 C
2010-11 C
2011-12 B
2012-13 B


Hialeah High is 94% Hispanic 4% Black 2% White non Hispanic. Hialeah High has a high proportion of foreign-born students, with 57.8% students born outside of the United States (50.1% Cuba, 4.4% Nicaragua, 2.0% Panama).[timeframe?]


In 2013, Alin Edouard, the quarterback of the school's football team, decommitted from the University of Miami Hurricanes.[7]


  • Baseball: won the State Title in 1969, 2001, and 2002.

Extra-curricular accomplishments[edit]


1968-69: Featured band at U of Fla homecoming halftime show, Escorted Queen's Float in Orange Bowl Parade, Featured band at Super Bowl 3 (Colts vs Jets) halftime show, A top ten national marching band in the Disney Band Competition. 2011 Florida Marching Band Competition 1A State Champions. 1964: The Marching Thoroughbred Band played in the Florida Pavilion at the New York World's Fair.


T-Bred Singers: TBS (T-Bred Singers) has placed first in The Miracle Mile Caroling Competition's show choir category for the past 25 years, since it has opened.


Troupe 1576 had received a critic's choice superior rating in the 2011 District 8 Thespians One Acts festival as well as a superior rating in the 2012 District 8 Thespians One Acts festival, making them eligible to go to the Florida State Thespian State competitions in their respectable years.

In addition, Troupe 1576 also held 1 Critic's choice at the district level in solo pantomime, and 2 Critic's choice in the state level in group pantomime and solo monologue.

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ Sanchez, Heriberto. "Principal Message". Hialeah High. Retrieved January 22, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Meet the New Principal". Hialeah High. Retrieved January 22, 2014. 
  3. ^ Natalia Zea (April 5, 2012). "Hialeah High Junior Receives $250,000 Surprise". CBS Miami. Retrieved November 23, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Manuel Cruz, Hialeah High Teacher, Punched Teen When She Refused To Have Sex With Him, Cops Say". Huffington Post. January 24, 2013. Retrieved November 23, 2013. 
  5. ^ C Cruz (February 7, 2013). "Driving by Hialeah High School - January 1988". YouTube. Retrieved November 23, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Hialeah Senior High School 2013 Grade". Ledger Data. Retrieved September 9, 2013. 
  7. ^ Manny Navarro; Susan Miller Degnan (September 1, 2013). "UM 2014 quarterback commit Alin Edouard of Hialeah High decommits -- wasn't feeling the love". Eye on the U. Miami Herald. Retrieved November 23, 2013. 
  8. ^ "1978 World Series (4-2): New York Yankees (100-63) over Los Angeles Dodgers (95-67)". Baseball-Reference. Sports Reference, LLC. Retrieved November 23, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Bucky Dent". Baseball-Reference. Sports References, LLC. Retrieved November 23, 2013. 
  10. ^ "George Enright". Baseball-Reference. Sports References, LLC. Retrieved January 22, 2014. 
  11. ^ "Ted Hendricks". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved January 22, 2014. 
  12. ^ "Charlie Hough". Baseball-Reference. Sports References, LLC. Retrieved January 22, 2014. 
  13. ^ "Ross Jones". Baseball-Reference. Sports References, LLC. Retrieved January 22, 2014. 
  14. ^ "Corey Lemonier". Auburn Tigers. Retrieved January 22, 2014. 
  15. ^ "Corey Liuget". University of Illinois Athletics. Retrieved January 22, 2014. 
  16. ^ "Adewale Ojomo". National Football League. Retrieved January 22, 2014. 
  17. ^ "Roell Preston". databaseFootball. Retrieved January 22, 2014. 
  18. ^ "Alan Wiggins". Baseball-Reference. Sports References, LLC. Retrieved January 22, 2014. 

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