City of Doral

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The city of Doral was incorporated on June 24, 2003, just one mile from Miami International Airport and twelve miles from Downtown Miami, Doral is home to approximately 46,000 residents and regularly hosts in excess of 100,000 people who work within the City. The City of Doral occupies a land area of 15 square miles bordered on the west by the Ronald Reagan Turnpike, to the north by the Town of Medley, to the east by the Palmetto Expressway (826)and to the South by the City of Sweetwater.

Forbes Magazine listed Doral as Number 2 in America's Top 25 towns to live well for its cultural amenities, pro-business environment, and highly educated workforce.

BusinessWeek named Doral the best city in Florida for Business Start-ups. ranked Doral 51st in their list of 100 places to live and launch a business in the United States.

US News & World Report ranked Doral third in their list of best places to retire in the United States.

In the late 1950s, real estate pioneer Alfred and Doris Kaskel purchased 2,400 acres of swampland between NW 36 Street and NW 74 Street and from NW 79 Avenue to NW 117 Avenue for about $49,000 with the intention of building a golf course and hotel. In 1962, the Kaskel's dream came true when they opened a hotel and country club that featured the Blue, Red and Par 3 golf courses. They named it Doral - a combination of Alfred and Doris.

Renaissance Elementary Charter School Charter • Grades PK-5

Doral Academy Charter Middle School Charter • Grades 6-8

Renaissance Middle Charter School Charter • Grades 6-8

Doral Performing Arts & Entertainment Academy Charter • Grades 9-12

Eugenia B. Thomas K-8 Center

John I. Smith Elementary School Public • Grades PK-5

Doral Middle School Public • Grades 6-8

Ronald W. Reagan/Doral Senior High School

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