About Coral Gables Senior High School

Gables High is a diverse and progressive public high school located in the heart of the City of Coral Gables, The City Beautiful, home to more than 150 multinational companies. The school’s tradition of excellence attracts top students from here and abroad who seek a superior high school education. More than 50 nationalities are represented in the Gables High family.

The school is governed by the Miami-Dade County School Board (MDCSB), the most diverse school district in Florida and also the largest in the state. Miami-Dade County is the second most diverse school system in the country and the fourth largest nationally.

Gables High has been named as one of the top five high schools in the nation for the most AP tests passed by Hispanics.

Gables Highs’ International Baccalaureate (IB) Magnet program is in the top tier of Magnet programs nationally and is recognized as one of the most successful in having students accepted into the nation’s top colleges and universities, including 8 of the 10 Ivy League schools.

While in 2016 Gables High earned the Bronze designation as a STEAM school (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics). The designation has was upgraded to Gold for 2018.


In athletics, Gables, for the last three years has been named in the top 5 out of 40 district schools for athletic excellence. Among its athlete alumni are 4 former Olympians, 3 Super Bowl champions, and several professional baseball, football, golf and tennis players.


• Two Gables’ graduates have won Pulitzer Prizes in Music since 1983.

• The dance team, the Gablettes, consistently wins first place in national competitions.

• The student-run publications continue to win more top national awards for content and design.

• The art program was recognized in the Congressional Art Competition where the student’s work was displayed in the Capitol Building for the 18th Congressional District of Florida (2012).

In the last 3 years, students were offered about $65 million in scholarships of which $18 million was accepted; additionally, $5.5 million has been awarded through the state scholarship Bright Futures.