Westland Hialeah High School
|Westland Hialeah Senior High|
|4000 W 18th Ave
Hialeah, Florida 33012
|School type||Public, high school|
|Established||August 2007; opened January 7, 2008|
|School district||Miami-Dade County Public Schools|
|Color(s)||Red, Black, and Grey|
The school is a part of Miami-Dade County Public Schools. Its principal is Giovana Blanco.
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.
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.
Westland Hialeah High School is 95% Hispanic (mostly Cuban and of Cuban descent).
- "Dress Code Policy." Westland Hialeah High School. Retrieved on February 12, 2009.