South Dade Senior High School

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South Dade Senior High School
Sdshslogo.jpg
Address
28401 SW 167th Avenue

,
33030

United States
Coordinates25°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
TypePublic magnet (As of 2008-09)
MottoThere is no peer to a Buccaneer!(Formerly "The Rebels")
Established
  • Original campus: August 1953; 67 years ago (August 1953)
  • New campus: April 2008; 13 years ago (April 2008)
School districtMiami-Dade County Public Schools
PrincipalJay De Armas[1]
Faculty128.00 (FTE) (2018–19)[2]
Grades912
Enrollment2,964 (2018–19)[2]
Student to teacher ratio23.16 (2018–19)[2]
CampusSuburban
Color(s)Royal Blue, White and Black      
MascotBuccaneer
Average class size28
Websitesdshs.net Edit this at Wikidata

South Dade Senior High School is a secondary school in unincorporated Miami-Dade County, Florida, just north of Homestead. It is located on 60 acres (240,000 m2) at the southernmost end of Miami-Dade County.

It is the older of the two public high schools that serves the population of parts of the city of Homestead, Redland, Naranja, Leisure City, and other unincorporated areas.

South Dade is currently structured as a magnet school with International Baccalaureate and five other Academic programs that draw students from throughout the region.

History[edit]

South Dade was established in 1953, consolidating the original Homestead High School with the agricultural program and grades 9-12 of the Redland Farm Life School.[3] Following the devastation of Hurricane Andrew in August 1992, the school building was repaired and a new science wing opened in 1995. In 2008, a state of the art facility with over 420,000 square feet opened.

School journalism[edit]

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

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 and its U.S. High School guardian is Jake.

  • 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, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)

Bowling[edit]

  • State champions (2003) - girls

Football[edit]

  • State champions (2013)

Baseball[edit]

  • State champions (2014)

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. ^ "Administrative Team - South Dade Senior High". South Dade Senior High – Home of the Buccaneers. Retrieved October 5, 2020.
  2. ^ a b c "SOUTH DADE SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved May 12, 2020.
  3. ^ "Redland Middle School – About Us". redlandmiddle.org. Retrieved March 4, 2020.
  4. ^ Campbell, Janie (April 13, 2009). "Recruiting "Breach" Much Ado About Nothing". NBC Miami. Retrieved September 26, 2014.
  5. ^ "UT Vols: Greater Knoxville Sports Hall of Fame a 'victory lap' for Tony Parrilla". Knox News.
  6. ^ "Celebrities who went to school in South Florida". Sun-Sentinel. p. 30. Retrieved September 26, 2014 – via sun-sentinel.com.
  7. ^ Guistina, Joe (September 9, 2006). "Kerry Reed: No Problem Adjusting in Order to Win". CSTV. Archived from the original on October 11, 2018. Retrieved September 26, 2014.
  8. ^ Vacchiano, Ralph (September 21, 2013). "Antrel Rolle brings a brash attitude as an influential leader for the NY Giants". Daily News. Retrieved September 26, 2014.

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