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Kendall, is a CDP (census-designated place) in Miami-Dade County, Florida. This unincorporated community spans 16.3 square miles of sunny Florida landscape, with 16.1 square miles of land area and .2 square miles of water. Within the boundaries of Kendall are several sub-communities like Dadeland, Sunset, Glenvar Heights, Westwood Lakes and more. It has a pleasant sub-tropical climate with warm dry winters and hot and humid summers. The CDP has public transportation in the form of Metrobus and Metrorail out of Miami. It is a semi-ethnically diverse area though most residents come from European stock. Spanish is the first language in the CDP followed by English, Portuguese and French Creole. Though not as big or as organized as most other South Florida communities, Kendall has southern hospitality and charm, as well as beautiful scenery and loads of sunshine to sweeten the deal.
It is a growing community and is quite solidly upper-middle class in nature. In 2010, the population was 75,371 and the population density was 4,687.2 people per square mile. In 2000, the median household income in Kendall was $51,330, the median family income was $61,241 and the per capita income was $27,194. Kendall, in part serves as a bedroom community for surrounding cities. Much of the land that is now Kendall was purchased from the state by the Florida Land and Mortgage Company back in 1883. The CDP is named for John Broughton Kendall of the mortgage company who came to the area in the 1900s to manage and begin development of the land. The first post office in the area opened in 1914 and the area got its first school in 1929. Native tribes, the Seminole, continued to live in the area up into the 1940s. In more recent years, Hurricane Andrew blew threw in 1992 and destroyed many local businesses and homes, but the area has made a slow recovery.
Public education for the youth of the CDP is provided by the schools of the Miami-Dade County Public School System. This system includes schools such as Miami Killian High School, Kenwood Elementary, Sunset Park Elementary and many others. Private Schools in the area include Calusa Preparatory School, Florida Christian School, Westwood Christian School and many more. Homes for sale in Kendall range from first-time buyer’s homes to sprawling luxury homes and come in a variety of styles to suit the individual buyer. Other real estate options include apartments, houses and duplexes for rent as well as townhouses, villas and condominiums for sale or lease. To help you begin your home search in Kendall, call local real estate agent Albert Vasquez today, at 305-801-2761.
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|Average value of the dwelling in which household lives||$3,083,301|
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School Name Phone Type Grades Rating Arvida Middle School 305-385-7144 Public 6-8 W. R. Thomas Middle School 305-995-3800 Public 6-8 Jane S. Roberts K-8 Center 305-220-8254 Public PK-8 Devon Aire K-8 Center 305-274-7100 Public PK-8 Frank Crawford Martin K-8 Center 305-238-3688 Public PK-8 Bridgeprep Academy of Village Green 786-477-4380 Public KG-8 Lamar Louise Curry Middle School 305-222-2775 Public 6-8 Pinecrest Academy Charter Middle School 305-559-8583 Public 6-8 Howard D. Mcmillan Middle School 305-385-6877 Public 6-8 Ben Gamla Charter School 305-596-6266 Public KG-8 Archimedean Middle Conservatory 305-279-6572 Public 6-8 Coral Reef Senior High School 305-232-2044 Public 8-12 Winston Park K-8 Center 305-386-7622 Public PK-8 Leewood K-8 Center 305-233-7430 Public PK-8 Bowman Ashe/Doolin K-8 Academy 305-386-6667 Public PK-8 Jorge Mas Canosa Middle School 305-252-5900 Public 6-8 G. Holmes Braddock Senior High School 305-225-9729 Public 8-12 Felix Varela Senior High School 305-752-7900 Public 8-12 Glades Middle School 305-271-3342 Public 6-8 Hammocks Middle School 305-385-0896 Public 6-8 Zelda Glazer Middle School 305-485-2323 Public 6-8 Richmond Heights Middle School 305-238-2316 Public 6-8 Brucie Ball Educational Center 305-514-5100 Public PK-12 Ruth Owens Kruse Education Center 305-270-8699 Public PK-12 Good Shepherd Catholic School Not Available Private PK-8 Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Elementary School Not Available Private PK-8 Mc Glannan School Not Available Private 1-8 Villa Lyan Not Available Private 1-12 Bridgepoint Preparatory Not Available Private PK-8 School of Virtue & Academic Excellence Not Available Private 6-12 Sunset Preparatory School Not Available Private 1-8 Ekklesia Christian Academy Not Available Private 4-12 Somerset Academy Bay Middle School 305-669-2906 Public 6-8 Pinecrest Palm Academy 305-386-0800 Public KG-8 Mother of Christ Catholic School Not Available Private PK-8 Atlantis Academy Not Available Private 1-12 St Kevin Catholic School Not Available Private PK-8 St John Neumann School Not Available Private PK-8 Highpoint Academy Not Available Private PK-8 Conchita Espinosa Academy Not Available Private PK-8 The Heritage School Not Available Private PK-8 Hollywood Education Literacy Project Miami Not Available Private KG-12 Sunrise School of Miami Not Available Private PK-8 Calusa Preparatory School Not Available Private PK-12 Westwood Christian School Not Available Private PK-12 Dorothy M. Wallace Cope Center 305-233-1044 Public 6-12 Instructional Center System Wide 305-270-8699 Public PK-12 Oxford Academy of Miami 305-598-4494 Public PK-8
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