Education in South Florida

From public K-12 schools to private universities, South Florida is home to a variety of educational institutions. If local schools are a priority in your home search, Scott Patterson can provide you with the resources you need to discover the schools and home that best suits your needs.

Public K-12 Schools in South Florida

The Miami-Dade County Public Schools district serves many communities in South Florida, including Aventura, Golden Beach, and Sunny Isles Beach. With a total of 392 schools and nearly 345,000 students, this school district is one of the largest in the United States. Broward County Public Schools, another large school district, serves about 271,000 students who live in communities such as Dania Beach, Hallandale, and Hollywood.

Choose a community below to learn more about its local public schools. Since this is a sampling of the educational options available to each community, contact Scott Patterson at 954.661.8871 for more information.


Miami-Dade County Public Schools

  • Aventura Waterways (K – 8)
  • Aventura City of Excellence School (K – 8 charter)
  • Dr. Michael Krop High School
  • North Miami Beach High School
Aventura Schools

Dania Beach

Broward County Public Schools

  • Collins Elementary School
  • Dania Elementary School
  • Olsen Middle School
Broward Schools

Golden Beach

Miami-Dade County Public Schools

  • Virginia A. Boone Highland Oaks Elementary
  • Highland Oaks Middle School
  • Sunny Isles Beach Community School (K – 8)
  • Dr. Michael Krop High School
Golden Beach Schools


Miami-Dade County Public Schools

  • Gulfstream Academy (K – 8)
  • Lanier-James Education Center
  • Hallandale High School
Hallandale Schools


Broward County Public Schools

  • 16 elementary schools
  • 5 middle schools
  • 3 high schools
  • 2 technical colleges
  • Montessori school
Hollywood Schools

North Miami

Miami-Dade County Public Schools

  • 4 elementary schools
  • 1 middle school
  • 2 K – 8 centers
  • 2 high schools
  • 1 charter school
  • 1 specialized academy
Miami-Dade Schools

North Miami Beach

Miami-Dade County Public Schools

  • Fulford Elementary School
  • Greynolds Park Elementary School
  • SLAM Charter Middle School North Campus
  • C. G. Bethel High School (charter)
  • North Miami Beach Senior High School
Miami-Dade Schools

Sunny Isles Beach

Miami-Dade County Public Schools

  • Norman S. Edelcup/Sunny Isles Beach K-8 School
  • Highland Oaks Middle School
  • Alonzo & Tracy Mourning Senior High Biscayne Bay Campus
Sunny Isles Schools

Private K-12 Schools in South Florida

South Florida offers a plethora of private school options in addition to its public schools. Choose a community below to find a sample of private schools in the area, or contact Scott Patterson for more information.


  • Herman and Miriam Tauber Academy
  • Biscayne Academy
Aventura Schools


  • Private schools
  • College prep schools
  • Religious schools
Davie Schools


  • Military academies
  • College prep schools
  • Religious schools
  • Learning centers
Hollywood Schools

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