Back-to-school information for Miami Lakes neighborhood schools

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Back-to-school information for Miami Lakes neighborhood schools


Miami-Dade County Public Schools will begin Monday, August 20. To get ready for the first day back, there are several pieces of vital information parents and students need to know. For initial registration, all students must meet the immunization requirements by state law and provide evidence of physical examination. Other documents may be needed in order to register for the upcoming fall semester. For more information, visit 

First day of class begins on Monday, August 20.

Last day of school will be Thursday, June 6. 

Fall recess will be Friday, November 23. 

Winter recess will begin Monday, December 24 until Friday, January 4. 

Spring recess will be from Monday, March 25 until Friday, March 29. 

Teacher planning days (Schools are closed): August 16,17; September 10,19; November 21; January 18; April 19; and June 7.

Holidays: Labor day (September 3), Veteran’s Day (November 12), Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday (January 21), President’s day (February 18) and Memorial Day (May 27).

Secondary Early Release days: September 27, March 14, April 11 and May 9. (Every Wednesday, second through fifth grade students as well as second through eighth grade students in K-8 centers are released one hour early.) 

Pre-kindergarten, kindergarten and first grade students will attend school from 8:20 a.m. to 1:50 p.m. Second through eighth graders will attend school from 8:35 a.m. to 3:05 p.m. Middle school hours will be from 9:10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Senior high school hours will be from 7:20 a.m. to 2:20 p.m. (Some elementary, middle, senior high schools and K-8 centers will operate on individual schedules, contact school for more information.)

Bob Graham Educational Center: 

Main campus: 15901 N.W. 79 Avenue, (305) 557-3303

Primary Learning Center: 8875 NW 143 Street, (305) 231-8778

Principal: Yecenia Martinez

Assistant prinicpals: Elizabeth Hernandez, James Jackimczuk, Annette Riveron and Jesus Mesa. 

School website:

Palm Springs North Elementary School:

17615 N.W. 82 Avenue, (305) 821-4631

Principal: Maribel B. Dotres

Assistant principals: Emma Gonzalez, Llennery Pena and Eduardo A. Molliner.

School website:

Miami Lakes K-8 Center: 

14250 N.W. 67 Avenue, (305) 822-7757

Principal: Yanelys Canales

Assistant principals: Robin Boclair, Veronika Sasturrias and Dan Gangeri. 

School website:

Joella C. Good Elementary School: 

6350 N.W. 188 Terrace, (305) 625-2008

Principal: Lizette G. O’Halloran

Assistant principal: Mileydis Torrens 

School website:

Hialeah Gardens Elementary School: 

9702 N.W. 130 Street, (305) 827-8830

Principal: Rachel Autler

Assistant principal: Idaniel Gonzalez 

School website:

Spanish Lakes Elementary School:

Main campus: 7940 N.W. 194 Street, (305) 816-0300

Early Childhood Center: 19200 N.W. 79 Avenue, (305) 816-0400

Principal: Jacqueline Arias-Gonzalez 

Assistant principals: Kathy Bustamante,Anita Marti and Roberto Sarmiento. 

School website:

Miami Lakes Middle School: 

6425 Miami Lakeway North, (305)557-3900

Principal: Maria Medina 

Assistant principal: Rafael Crespo.

School website:

Country Club Middle School: 

18305 N.W. 75 Place, (305) 820-8800

Principal: Cynthia Prado 

Assistant principal: Jacqueline Villazon

School website:

Lawton Chiles Middle School:

8190 N.W. 197 Street, (305) 816-9101

Principal: Stephanie M. Tudor

Assistant principal: Adalys Homma

School website:

Hialeah Gardens Middle School: 

11690 N.W. 92 Avenue, (305) 817-0017

Principal: Maritza D. Jimenez

School website:

American Senior High School:

18350 N.W. 67 Avenue, (305) 557-3770

Principal: Francisco Garnica

Assistant principal: Jodie Jove, Marieyola Baptiste and Alex Gonzalez. 

Barbara Goleman Senior High School: 

14100 N.W. 89 Avenue, (305) 362-0676

Principal: Dr. Manuel Sanchez III

Assistant principals: Nora Bueno, Robert Inza, Gisela Rodriguez, Jessica Romero and Jay Flinchum. 

School website:

Hialeah-Miami Lakes Senior High School: 

7977 West 12 Avenue, (305) 823-1330

Principal: Lisa B. Garcia

Assistant principals: Juan Ramirez, Felicia S. Robinson and Barbara Vinas.

School website:

Miami Lakes Educational Center: 

5780 N.W. 158 Street, (305) 557-1100

Principal: Lourdes Diaz

Vice-principal: Beatriz Sears

Assistant principals: Tammy Thomas and Michael Windisch.

School website:

Hialeah Gardens High School: 

11700 Hialeah Gardens Boulevard, (305) 698-5000

Principal: Louis Algaze 

Assistant principals: Lesa Slocum, Dr. Andy Granados, Edith Cimino and Lee Krueger.

School website:

Jose Marti MAST 6-12 Academy: 

5701 West 24 Avenue, (305) 557-5931

Principal: Jose Enriquez, Jr. 

Assistant principal: Sofia Buttacavoli 

School website:

Monsignor Edward Pace High School:

15600 N.W. 32 Avenue, (305) 623-7223

Principal: Ana Garcia

Dean of faculty: lillian Dubon

Dean of students: Ramon Rodriguez, Valarie Lloyd and Anthony Walker. 

School website:

Dade Christian School:

6601 N.W. 167 Street, (305) 822-7690

Principal: Nick Baker

School website:

Mother of our Redeemer Catholic School:

8445 N.W. 186 Street, (305) 829-3988

Principal: Ana Casariego

School website:

Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic School: 

6600 Miami Lakeway North, (305) 362-5315

Principal: Ricardo Briz

Assistant principal: Barbara Picazo 

Pastor: Fr. Jose Alvarez

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