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Miami Christian School
200 NW 109 Avenue
Miami, FL  33172
305.221.7754 (o)
305.221.7783 (f)
www.miamichristian.org
CEEB:  101063

Grading Scale

Regular Honors  AP/Dual Enrollment/Scholars

A = 4.0 A = 5.0 A = 6.0
B = 3.0 B = 4.0 B = 5.0
C = 2.0 C = 2.0 C = 2.0
D = 1.0 D = 1.0 D = 1.0
F = 0.0 F = 0.0 F = 0.0

Rank And GPA

Class rank is determined at the end of each semester by cumulative weighted GPA.  The GPA is determined by utilizing the Grading Scale above.

Academics

Miami Christian School is a College Preparatory School with differing academic tracks to meet the needs of a diverse student population.

In the past 5 years, Miami Christian has graduated 222 students who have been offered $8.9 million in scholarships for their 4 years in college, and who were accepted to over 100 different national and international universities.

Academic Tracks

  • Regular College Preparatory
  • Honors Courses (All courses offer an Honors Component)
  • Scholars Courses (Scholars students take Scholars offerings in English, Social Studies,    Engineering and Math)
  • Advancement Placement Courses:  AP English Literature, AP Spanish Language, AP Calculus AB, AP Biology, AP Physics, AP Chemistry, AP US History
  • Dual Enrollment Courses:  Miami Christian retains Dual Enrollment Agreements with Florida International University and the Academy of the Art University in San Francisco
  • ESOL Courses
  • Resource Room Courses

Academics And Technology

From elementary through high school, technology is utilized in the classroom.  Interactive White Boards (SmartBoards/Promethian Boards) are used, and all middle and high school students are to bring either a laptop or a tablet daily.

Academic Competitions

  • Moontown.com  Poetry Contest
  • FanStory.com Poetry Contest
  • Creative Communication Poetry Contest
  • TeenInk.com
  • Innovation for Education Essay Contest
  • The Writing Conference, Inc., Writing Contest
  • Alliance for Young Artists & Writers Art & Writing Awards
  • Shout Out Teen Writing Contest
  • Florida Freelance Writers International Writing Competition
  • Scholastic Art & Writing Competition
  • Young Playwrights Competition
  • American Mathematics Competitions
  • National History Day
  • Ayn Rand Essay Competition
  • ISSF (Independent Schools of South Florida) Geography Bee
  • ISSF (Independent Schools of South Florida) Spelling Bee
  • Youth Fair Art Competition
  • Congressional Art Competition
  • Music Festival Association Band Competition
  • Music Performance Assessment
  • Silver Knight Award
  • Wendy Heisman High School Award

Students have excelled in the writing competitions and have been awards, Bands have received Superior Ratings in their musical competitions, and the National History Day Competitors have the distinction of being the school in Miami Dade County with the most National History Day Wins (2014).

Elective Courses

Elective courses for the past 5 school years included:

  • Engineering
  • Robotics Engineering
  • Meteorology
  • Oceanography
  • Marine Biology
  • Zoology
  • Forensics Biology
  • Microsoft Office (with ability to get Microsoft Certified)
  • Adobe Photoshop (with ability to get Adobe Certified)
  • Mandarin Chinese
  • French Language
  • Spanish Language
  • Drama
  • Music Appreciation
  • Keyboarding
  • Praise Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Concert Band
  • Symphonic Band
  • Guitar
  • Chorus
  • Publications/Yearbook
  • Creative Writing
  • Mass Media
  • Intro to Business
  • Marketing
  • Psychology
  • Art
  • Computer