Westland Hialeah High School
|Westland Hialeah Senior High|
4000 W 18th Ave
|School type||Public, high school|
|Established||August 2007; opened January 7, 2008|
|School district||Miami-Dade County Public Schools|
|Student to teacher ratio||25.8:1|
|Color(s)||Red, Black, and Grey|
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.
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 holds 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 or “sweat pant style bottoms” of any type. In addition, students are required to wear their IDs at all times.
Westland Hialeah High School is 95% Hispanic (mostly Cuban and of Cuban descent).
- School data for Westland Hialeah Senior High School, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 12, 2016.
- "WESTLAND HIALEAH SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved February 12, 2019.
- "Dress Code Policy." Westland Hialeah High School. Retrieved on February 12, 2009.