Robert Morgan Educational Center

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Robert Morgan Educational Center
RMEC logo.JPG
Motto Occasus nostrum vela ut excellentia
-- Setting our Sails to Excellence
Established August 2002
Type Public Secondary
Principal Kimberly Davis
Students 2,500 students
Grades 9–12
Location Miami, Florida, U.S.
District Miami-Dade County Public Schools
Campus Suburban
Colors Burgundy and Gold
Mascot Pirate
School Hours 7:20 AM to 2:20 PM
Average Class Size 32

Robert Morgan Educational Center, sometimes denoted RMEC, is a secondary school located at 18180 SW 122nd Avenue in Miami, Florida. As a magnet school, Robert Morgan sports the juxtaposition of a vocational training and classical learning environment that is unique to other schools in its region. In April 2007, Robert Morgan Educational Center received regional accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).

Notable alumni[edit]

Curriculum and The Academies[edit]

Academies[edit]

Academy of Hospitality & Tourism (AOHT)[edit]

The Academy of Hospitality & Tourism (AOHT) prepares students for hospitality and tourism careers with a focus on business marketing and management. AOHT is affiliated with the National Academy Foundation (NAF); DECA, an Association of Marketing Students; and The American Hotel and Lodging Association. The program provides training for entry-level management positions in lodging, food service, time travel, tourism, and sporting/entertainment events.

Design Arts & Entertainment[edit]

  • Commercial Art Technology
  • 3D Animation Technology
  • TV Production

The Design Arts & Entertainment Academy represents the wave of the future. Students will be involved in multimedia activities such as live broadcasting, commercial art, and graphic animation. Hands on experience will prepare students for careers in design arts and television. WRMN8 (T.V. Production) is the school's news station.

Engineering[edit]

  • Engineering Technology

The Engineering Academy presents technology in the fields of Engineering and Architecture. Students with an interest in math and science have the opportunity to develop and showcase their talents and abilities through this academy.

Health Sciences[edit]

  • Medical Services (Includes: Dental Aide, Medical Assisting, Nursing, Physical Therapy, and Sports Medicine)
  • Veterinary Assisting

The Health Sciences Academy offers a multitude of programs designed to meet the interests of any student interested in pursuing a career in medicine. The programs are designed to fulfill predicted critical shortage areas in the health services industry. Modern equipment, school site working labs, and high level math and science courses provide students with a background to meet today’s medical needs.

Information Technology & Business Services[edit]

  • Computer Electronics Technology
  • International Business

Information Technology & Business Services students will be eligible for the latest certification in Cisco networking and computer hardware systems such as A+ certification . Students may choose from fields such as Computer Electronics Technology, and International Business.

Performing, Recording, & Visual Arts[edit]

  • Band (Music for Stage & Screen)
  • Chorus
  • Dance
  • Theatre Arts
  • Piano
  • Sound & Recording Engineering
  • Strings (Orchestra)
  • Visual Arts

Students enrolled in this academy will have the opportunity to acquire knowledge in the rapidly growing area of arts and entertainment. This academy is geared towards live stage performance and the performing arts.

Specialty Service Industries[edit]

  • Cosmetology
  • Culinary Arts
  • Early Childhood Education

The Specialty Service Industries Academy covers three diverse strands that have been identified as growth areas in the 21st century. It offers rigorous curriculum in Cosmetology, Culinary Arts, and Early Childhood Education, which provides students opportunities for success in these service industries.

Technical Career Services[edit]

  • Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, and Major Appliance Technology
  • Automotive Youth Education Systems (AYES)

The School-to-Career Initiative is exemplified in the Technical Career Services Academy. Students will be given hands-on experience with the mechanical and technological aspects of careers in each strand.

Demographics[edit]

Robert Morgan is 89% Hispanic (of any race), 6% White non-Hispanic, 3% Black, and 2% Asian/other.[1]

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