Westland Hialeah High School

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Westland Hialeah Senior High
Address
4000 W 18th Ave
Hialeah, Florida 33012
United States
Coordinates 25°51′29″N 80°19′08″W / 25.85794°N 80.31892°W / 25.85794; -80.31892Coordinates: 25°51′29″N 80°19′08″W / 25.85794°N 80.31892°W / 25.85794; -80.31892
Information
School type Public, high school
Established August 2007; opened January 7, 2008
School district Miami-Dade County Public Schools
Principal Giovanna Blanco
Faculty 82.0 FTEs[1]
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 2,114 (as of 2014-15)[1]
Student to teacher ratio 25.8:1[1]
Campus type Suburban
Color(s) Red, Black, and Grey               
Mascot Wildcat
Website

Westland Hialeah High School is a four-year public high school located at 4000 West 18th Avenue in Hialeah, Florida, United States, a suburb of Miami. The school is a part of Miami-Dade County Public Schools. Its principal is Giovanna Blanco.

As of the 2014-15 school year, the school had an enrollment of 2,114 students and 82.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 25.8:1. There were 1,694 students (80.1% of enrollment) eligible for free lunch and 111 (5.3% of students) eligible for reduced-cost lunch.[1]

The school, fourth to serve the Miami suburb of Hialeah, was built as a reliever for the three overcrowded high schools serving the area. It opened in January 2008, taking the entire southwestern portion of the city in boundaries which are mostly served by Miami Springs and Hialeah-Miami Lakes High Schools. The school has ninth through twelfth grade. Its first graduating class was the class of 2010, and its founding class was the class of 2011, which graduated in June 2011.

School uniforms[edit]

The school requires its students to wear uniforms, consisting of a grey, red or black polo shirt and black or khaki pants. No sandals or other open-toed shoes are allowed. Students are not allowed to wear jeans of any type.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Westland Hialeah High School is 95% Hispanic (mostly Cuban and of Cuban descent).[3]

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