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George T. Baker Aviation School

George T. Baker Aviation School (Baker Aviation) is located at 3275 N.W. 42 Avenue, adjacent to Miami International Airport. The school is a public, tax-supported institution authorized by the Florida Department of Education and is operated by the Miami-Dade County Public School System. It is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education and is certificated by the Federal Aviation Administration under Part 147 of the Federal Aviation Regulations. Certificate # CT9T072R 

Admissions Policy

The school’s overall admission policy provides all students an opportunity to complete a vocational program with no preconceived perception of their ability to achieve. Students are counseled on academic expectations and basic skills requirements.

 

The Admission Policy of George T. Baker Aviation is:

Any person at least 16 years of age who has graduated or withdrawn from high school may enroll as an adult student.

Any high school student attending Miami-Dade County Public Schools may enroll on a shared-time basis with a recommendation from the high school counselor.  Additionally, high school students may register in adult classes under certain circumstances. 

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General information and an application for admission can be received by visiting the school between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Monday - Thursday and 8:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Friday.

Foreign Students

Applicants holding an F-1 (academic) and M-1 (vocational) student visas should register at the New Student Reception Center office located at 489 E. Drive, Miami, FL 33166. The phone number for the New Student Reception Center is 305-883-1445. After this initial registration, they should follow the regular registration procedures at George T. Baker Aviation School. All other foreign/non-resident students may register at the school.

Ability to Benefit

Applicants 16 years of age or older without a high school diploma or GED showing an interest in the programs offered at the school are admitted based on their ability to benefit from these programs. The school’s overall admission policy provides all students an opportunity to complete a vocational program with no preconceived perception of their ability to achieve.

All applicants are counseled on academic expectations and basic skills requirements. If a student fails to show progress or lacks the ability to profit from the instruction, the student may be referred to counseling for a program re-evaluation. The student may also be referred to other programs within the school or the county.

Testing Requirements

All students are tested within the first six weeks of their enrollment period. Students enrolled in the Aircraft Maintenance Technician program are exempted from TABE requirements if they pass the FAA license examination. Students with a college degree are exempted from taking the TABE test. Students enrolled in the Avionics program are also exempted from TABE requirements if they pass the FCC license examination. Students without a high school diploma or GED who will be attending Baker Aviation and utilizing Title IV funds will be administered The Wonderlic Basic Skills Test. This test will be used to determine the eligibility of those prospective students who wish to attend under the Ability to Benefit law.