Industry in the area is growing and changing, demanding more qualified workers each year. Homestead/Florida City’s schools are dedicated to producing the intelligent adults that will satisfy the growing demand for highly skilled employees. With stellar public and private schools, as well as prestigious colleges and universities, Homestead/Florida City is a leader in education. Listed in this directory, you’ll find both public and private elementary, middle and senior high schools located in the South Miami-Dade County area.
Miami-Dade County’s fine higher education facilities bring over 100,000 college students to the area annually. South Miami-Dade itself hosts campuses and research facilities from Florida State University, University of Florida, Florida International University and other institutions, offering graduate and undergraduate courses and degrees.
Miami-Dade College’s Homestead campus continues to grow with the population, and is home to a beautiful new aviation building. The college has been ranked by its peers as the number one community college in the nation.
Florida International University in Miami is a four-year school and is part of Florida’s state university system. It is one of the top 25 comprehensive universities in the United States and is also the largest public university in South Florida.
The University of Miami, in Coral Gables, is the largest, most comprehensive four-year private research university in the southeastern U.S. The school’s curriculum includes degrees in law, medicine, marine science and international studies.
Homestead’s South Dade Adult Education Center features a curriculum that is specifically tailored to meet the needs of industrial employers in South Miami-Dade, assuring a high job placement rate following graduation.
The Robert Morgan Educational Center is a high school and adult education center with an extensive curriculum in technical fields, culinary arts and college prep.