Carlos Ferralls received his Bachelor’s degree in Education at Glenville State College and a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership at Nova Southeastern University. He began his administrative career in 2005 at Miami Senior High School as the administrative assistant. In 2008 he was assigned to work as an Assistant Principal at the Doral Academy Charter School and for the last three school years has served as the Principal.
Mr. Ferralls is committed to creating a safe and supportive learning environment that prepares every student of the school for the workplace or post-secondary education, following graduation, in order to secure a successful future. He has also developed a system of identifying at-risk students. At Miami Senior High School, Mr. Ferralls assisted these students in clearing a pathway toward successful high school graduation through frequent monitoring. He provides a more aggressive approach for promoting parental involvement, flexibility in scheduling, improved behavior, free academic tutoring, and community involvement.
At Doral Academy Charter Middle/High School, he has also led Doral Academy to be one of the top performing schools in the county, state, nation and internationally. Under his leadership Doral was awarded a Blue Ribbon Award three times and has a 68% Advance Placement passing rate for the 2017-2018 school year with over 2,200 exams administered. In addition, over 25% of the high school population partake in college level courses while continuing to enroll in the rigorous courses offered at Doral. Due to the expectations placed by Principal Ferralls, 99% of the most recent senior class graduated and were accepted to colleges/universities around the nation.