Miami Lakes Educational Center

Miami Lakes Educational Center

Miami Lakes Educational Center, often referred to as MLEC, is a vocational-technical training center as well as a high school located in Miami Lakes, Florida, United States. It was established in 1998 and the High School opened its doors on August 28, 2000. The institution has a suburban campus.

Miami Lakes Educational Center offers study through the following divisions:

  • Cambridge Academy
  • Communication & Entertainment Academy
  • Entrepreneurship Academy
  • Health Sciences Academy
  • Information Technology Academy

There are a number of student organizations and clubs on the campus of Miami Lakes Educational Center, including Graphic Design Club, Interact Club, FBLA, Thespians/Drama Club, Silver Knights, Women of Tomorrow, Quill & Scroll, SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions), Music Club, Key Club, Japanese Culture & Anime, Fitness Club and History Club.

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Miami Lakes Educational Center
5780 NW 158th St
Miami Lakes , FL 33014
General Phone: (305) 557-1100

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Miami Lakes Educational Center Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Transportation186truck and bus driver
Nursing and Emergency Medicine37licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Medical Support and Technology10medical assistant
Engineering Technician7electrical/electronic tech, HVAC tech, architectural drafting
Mechanics and Repair6computer repair, appliance repair, heavy equipment maintenance, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics, marine mechanic
Cooking and Culinary Arts4chef training
Beauty and Cosmetology1cosmetology
Office and Administration0administrative assistant
Business and Management0electronic commerce, accounting technology
Construction Trades0construction trades
Computer Science and Engineering0computer programming
Family and Social Work0child care management, child care provider
Media0radio and TV tech
Design0graphic design

Number of programs and degrees for Miami Lakes Educational Center in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year1887
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years6319
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years01

Miami Lakes Educational Center Student Body

In 2007-2008, Miami Lakes Educational Center had a total enrollment of 1,723 students (1,960 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 15%
Black 46%
Hispanic 36%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 8%
20-21 10%
22-24 15%
25-29 22%
30-34 16%
35-39 12%
40-49 12%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Miami Lakes Educational Center Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 89 %
Part-Time 26 %

Miami Lakes Educational Center Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Miami Lakes Educational Center Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Miami Lakes Educational Center participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2316200)

Miami Lakes Educational Center Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General

Construction Trades
Construction Trades, Other

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Graphic Design

Engineering Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Heating/AC/Refrigeration Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Child Care and Support Services Management

Mechanics And Repair
Appliance Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician
Marine Maintenance/Fitter and Ship Repair Technology/Technician

Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation

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What Sets Miami Lakes Educational Center Apart:

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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