German International Parent Association | Miami-Dade County, FL has released its 2017 Best Public Schools in Florida, including the best public schools in the Miami area.  The two elementary schools with German IS programs both ranked in the Top 5 in the Miami area, according to a recent assessment by  West Lab ranked #2 and Sunset ranked #4 out of Miami-Dade area public elementary schools.

The website, which was founded by students from Carnegie Mellon University, looked at student diversity, teacher quality, test scores and classroom size in developing its rankings for the best public elementary schools.

Here are the top 10 public elementary schools in the Miami metro area, according to though some of the schools are located in nearby Broward and Palm Beach Counties:

  1. Florida State University Charter Elementary School, Pembroke Pines
  2. Henry S. West Laboratory School, Coral Gables
  3. Morikami Park Elementary School, Delray Beach
  4. Sunset Elementary School, South Miami
  5. Aventura City of Excellence School, Aventura
  6. North Dade Center for Modern Languages Elementary School, Miami Gardens
  7. Coral Reef Elementary School, Palmetto Bay
  8. Equestrian Trails Elementary School, Wellington
  9. Pinecrest Elementary School, Pinecrest
  10. Air Base K-8 Center for International Educatio, Homestead

To check out the full list of 100, visit