Miami Lakes Educational Center

Hialeah, FL

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Miami Lakes Educational Center

Miami Lakes Educational Center

Miami Lakes Educational Center Student Essentials

Miami Lakes Educational Center Student Essentials
Region: Southeast
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Students)
Website: mlec.dadeschools.net
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Selectivity: Open Admissions
Tuition: $3,456
Retention Rate: 71%
Enrollment: 2,044
Year Established: 1970

About Miami Lakes Educational Center

The Miami Lakes Educational Center in Miami Lakes, Florida, is one of the only three vocational and technical training centers in the area and the only school with a dual-delivery system in Miami-Dade County. The school offers adult vocational programs in conjunction with a high school.

The school’s media center boasts a large selection of materials to help complement your education. Some of the literature includes periodicals, technical books, automotive manuals and education tutorials.

Academics include training programs in a variety of fields. Some programs are in Advanced Automotive Technology, Commercial Foods and Culinary Arts, Electronic Technology and Practical Nursing.

Admissions require applicants to be at least 16 years of age for most programs. Incoming students are evaluated based on their skills in math, reading and language. Many programs require students to complete an interview with admissions and departmental representatives.

Tuition is set lower for Florida residents. Tuition costs do not cover the price of additional supplies and materials, books or application fees.

The school offers the District Financial Aid Program and Fee Waiver Program for students who demonstrate need. Other forms of financial aid include state programs like the Florida Pre-Paid College Fund and Florida Bright Future Scholarships, Pell grants, SEO grants and outside agency programs.

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Miami Lakes Educational Center Map & Location

Miami Lakes Educational Center
5780 NW 158th St
Hialeah, FL 33014


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Getting Around Miami Lakes Educational Center

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

7/10
walk

Transit

Minimal transit. This area doesn't have the greatest public transportation access.

3/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Hialeah, FL

Winter
Dec
76
62
Jan
75
59
Feb
77
62
Spring
Mar
79
65
Apr
82
68
May
85
72
Summer
Jun
87
76
Jul
89
77
Aug
90
77
Fall
Sep
88
76
Oct
84
73
Nov
80
67

Students

Total Students 2,044

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 37%
  • African American: 47%
  • Caucasian: 14%
  • Asian: 1%
Latino 37%
African American 47%
Caucasian 14%
Asian 1%

Full-Time 51%
Part-Time 49%
International 2%
Domestic 98%

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Miami Lakes Educational Center

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