South Dade High School

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South Dade Senior high School
Sdshslogo.jpg
Address
28401 SW 167th Avenue
Homestead, Florida 33030
United States
Coordinates 25°30′05″N 80°27′35″W / 25.5013846°N 80.4598324°W / 25.5013846; -80.4598324Coordinates: 25°30′05″N 80°27′35″W / 25.5013846°N 80.4598324°W / 25.5013846; -80.4598324
Information
Type Public magnet (As of 2008-09)
Motto There's no peer to a Buccaneer!
Established Original campus: August 1953
New campus: April 2008
School district Miami-Dade County Public Schools
Principal Javier Perez
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 3,499
Campus Suburban
Color(s) Royal Blue, White and Black               
Mascot Buccaneers
Average class size 28
Website

South Dade Senior High School is a secondary school located in unincorporated Miami-Dade County, Florida, near Homestead. The school was established in 1953.

The school is located on 60 acres (240,000 m2) at the southernmost end of Miami-Dade County, Florida. It is the older of the two public high schools and serves the population of parts of the City of Homestead, Naranja, Leisure City, and other unincorporated areas.

History[edit]

The original buildings of South Dade High School opened in 1953. The new school consolidated the populations of the original Homestead High and Redland High.[1]

School journalism[edit]

  • The Scene - school newspaper
  • Southernaire - school yearbook
  • BUCTV - school TV production

Demographics[edit]

South Dade HS is 55% Hispanic, 23% White non-Hispanic, 20% Black non-Hispanic and 2% Asian/other.

Magnet academies[edit]

Academy of Professional Services

  • Agritechnology & Business Systems
  • Landscape Design Architecture
  • Sports & Recreational Turf Management
  • Automotive Service Technology
  • Materials & Processing Technology

Academy of International Finance, Business & Technology

  • Information Technology
  • Web Design Services
  • Accounting Operations
  • Business Supervise & Management
  • Electronic Business Enterprise

Academy of Sports, Nutrition & Health Science

  • Sports Administration
  • Sports Medicine
  • Nursing Assisting
  • Childcare
  • Culinary Arts
  • Medical Assisting

Academy of Visual & Performing Arts

  • Symphonic Band
  • Wind Ensemble
  • Chorus
  • Orchestra
  • Dance
  • Theatre Arts
  • Visual Arts

Academy of Law Studies & Public Safety

  • Criminal Justice & Legal Services
  • Law Enforcement & Custom Operations
  • JROTC
  • Firefighter

Academy of International Baccalaureate (IB)

  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Athletics[edit]

Its athletic rival is Homestead High School.

  • Baseball
  • Basketball (boys' and girls')
  • Bowling
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer (boys' and girls')
  • Softball
  • Swimming (boys' and girls')
  • Track (boys' and girls')
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Wrestling[edit]

  • State champions (1995, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2008, 2014, 2015)

Bowling[edit]

  • State champions (2003) - girls

Football[edit]

  • State champions (2013)

Notable alumni[edit]

South Dade HS feeder pattern[edit]

  • Avocado Elementary School
  • Neva King Cooper Educational Center
  • Redland Elementary School
  • Redondo Elementary School
  • West Homestead Elementary School
  • William A. Chapman Elementary School
  • Homestead Middle School
  • Redland Middle School
  • South Dade Middle School
  • South Dade Senior High School
  • South Dade Adult Center
  • South Dade Skill Center

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=mq0yAAAAIBAJ&sjid=P-sFAAAAIBAJ&dq=south%20dade%20rebels&pg=6508%2C5381091
  2. ^ Campbell, Janie (April 13, 2009). "Recruiting "Breach" Much Ado About Nothing". NBC Miami. Retrieved September 26, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Celebrities who went to school in South Florida". Sun Sentinel. p. 30. Retrieved September 26, 2014. 
  4. ^ Guistina, Joe (September 9, 2006). "Kerry Reed: No Problem Adjusting in Order to Win". CSTV. Retrieved September 26, 2014. 
  5. ^ Vacchiano, Ralph (September 21, 2013). "Antrel Rolle brings a brash attitude as an influential leader for the NY Giants". New York Daily News. Retrieved September 26, 2014. 

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