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.