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MAST of Homestead Named #1 School In Florida by Newsweek

Posted: Friday, September 4, 2015 12:15 am | Updated: 10:40 am, Fri Sep 4, 2015.

Who's #1?  Homestead's own Medical Academy of Science and Technology High School, or MAST as it has become known, is.

  Twelve Miami-Dade public schoolswere showcased in Newsweek magazine's prestigious "Beating the Odds 2015: Top High Schools for Low-Income Students" list. Out of 21,000 high schools in the nation,only 23 Florida schools made the list. Of those, Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) represents a whopping 52 percent of the highlighted schools in the state with MedicalAcademy for Science and Technology @ Homestead ranked as #1.  MAST was also rated #21 among the top 500 high schools nationwide.

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