Educational Academy Charter School
In 2013, the City of Hialeah Educational Academy High School (COHEA) successfully completed its fifth year of operation. Based on the 2013 standardized assessment results, COHEA students achieved a 20% increase in reading proficiency compared to 2012. The school also increased overall student learning gains in Reading to 80%, a 6% increase compared to the previous year. Based on the most recent data available, the school expects to receive its third consecutive grade of “A” under the State of Florida Accountability Program.
While serving predominantly minority and economically disadvantaged students, the school had a 96% at-risk graduation rate in 2013. In addition, 100% of seniors enrolled in the Fire Academy graduated with CPR, First Responder and Emergency Vehicle Operator Certifications.
In the spring of 2013, COHEA received the prestigious “School of the Year” Award by the City of Hialeah as a testament to its academic excellence and its service to the community. The school also received national recognition by Newsweek Magazine, having ranked as one of the “Best High Schools in America.”
COHEA offers a cutting-edge, 6- through 12th-grade seamless college preparatory curriculum with an emphasis on Emergency Response, Health, and Law Enforcement Careers. Located in a college-style campus, the school features a technology-rich environment where highly-qualified, certified instructors prepare students for employment within a multilingual work environment. COHEA is committed to setting an environment that strives for academic achievement, develops character and maintains the goal of preparing students to serve and give back to their community in the field of public service.
COHEA is fully accredited by fully accredited by AdvancED under the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS-CASI) division.