The NAF Academies of Miami-Dade County Public Schools

Miami NAF Academies

NAF is a national network of education, business, and community leaders who work together to ensure high school students are college, career, and future ready. Leading companies partner with NAF, aligning their industry expertise, community leadership, and pipeline development needs to transform the high school experience.

Preparing our students for their futures

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Academy Tracks

Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) has 73 NAF academies at 32 M-DCPS high schools  preparing our students for their futures. Our NAF academy themes include: Engineering, Finance, Health Sciences, Hospitality & Tourism, Information Technology, and others (Agriscience, Law Studies and Teaching)

Outperforming all other U.S. school districts, Miami-Dade holds the distinction of having 12 Model and 19 Distinguished NAF Academies.


4 Engineering Academies

6 Health Science Academies

16 Information Tech Academies


16 Academies of Finance


16 Academies of Hospitality & Tourism

Upcoming Events & Conferences

Join NAF Academy events and conferences throughout the year.

NAF Conference 2022

The 2021 Virtual NAF Mega Student Industry Conference features keynote speaker and other special speakers, break out sessions, plus internship interviews with industry professionals.

Hilton Conference Center, Miami, USA
April 12th, 2022

Current News

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