The Magnet program at Miami Carol City Senior High School offers a comprehensive program to college bound students wishing to pursue interests in law or government. Students work in an atmosphere that fosters independent learning and academic excellence.Students in the program work closely with professionals, participating in shadowing and mentoring programs. Field trips to law firms, courthouses and other governmental agencies are integral to the experiences obtained by students in the program.During the summers, students expand their knowledge by attending special interest institutes at local colleges and universities. Faculty members work with these students on significant projects. Other students participate in internships working for local government, law enforcement agencies, or law offices.The center for Legal and Public Affairs offers opportunities for qualified upper division students to attend Miami-Dade Community College in the afternoon, during fifth and sixth periods. Admission to the Center for Legal and Public Affairs is based on students’ interest. Students should have stanines of 5 or greater, teacher recommendation, and have a minimum academic grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. A Student Participation Agreement, signed by parent and student is also required.

The following courses are offered in the magnet program:

    9th Grade Students (Regardless of strand)
Principles of Public Service


Option I (Legal & Justice Strand)
10th Grade Students  
Constitutional Law

11th Grade Students
International Relation 

Option II (Criminal Justice Strand)
10th Grade Students
Criminal Justice Operations I

11th Grade Students
Criminal Justice II

12th Grade Students
Criminal Justice III (Optional if you want to qualify for the Golden Seal Award)


Dual Enrollment Courses: (Grades 11&12) Courses are taken at Miami Dade College.


Year I 

English Composition 1
Business Law
English Composition 2  
State & Local Government

Year II

Juvenile Delinquency
Parole & Probation
American Corrections  
Narcotics & Dangerous Substances



Or your 11th and 12th grade year you can participate in our Internship Program. For more information please contact

Mr. Tamburrino at 305-621-5681 ext. 2207

The Law Magnet Program students also participate in a number of clubs and organizations throughout the school year. For more information click on the links below.


Fax: 305-620-8862


Or contact the Law Clerk-Denise Pichardo
Monday & Wednesday 9:30am-3pm
Tuesday & Thursday 12:15-1:15pm
Friday 7am-3pm

For information on classes or to view assignments for Dr. Brown-Van’s or Mr. Tamborino's classes please visit: or

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