About

chchFienberg-Fisher K-8 Center (FFK8) is located in the historic Art Deco district of the City of Miami Beach and is a federally funded public school that embraces the International Baccalaureate Primary Years and Middle Years Programme curriculum. The school has a diverse faculty of Highly Qualified Teachers 51% having advanced degrees. Instruction is supported by our paraprofessional staff, office staff, cafeteria staff, and our custodial staff.

 

Our student population is 70% Hispanic, 15% Non-Hispanic White, 11% Black, and 4% other ethnic groups. The percentage of our students eligible for free or reduced priced lunch is 86% which makes our school a Title I school within the state of Florida. Many of our students use a mother-tongue (“first language”) other than English. These languages are varied including Arabic, Haitian-Creole, Dutch, Bulgarian, Tagalog, Turkish, Italian, French, Portuguese, Japanese, and Spanish for the majority.

 

  • We are a Title I school that does our best to take advantage of our city filled with cultural influences from within the United States and all over the world. The school is walking distance to the famed Art Deco Historic District, the Miami Beach Holocaust Memorial, the New World Symphony, the Eastern influences of the Botanical Gardens, Espanola Way, and Ocean Drive; we believe that our location lends itself to a natural progression towards an education intent on the creation of world citizens. In addition, our intent is to provide the students with a rigorous quality educational program that will expand their academic options and prepare them to be world citizens through a global education.

Additionally our school campus houses the Raindrop Day Care and Miami Beach Adult and Community School. From 7:30 a.m. when we open the campus to 10 p.m., when the adult school closes, students of all ages are engaged in meaningful educational experiences. Subject Selection