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International Studies Charter High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
399
Best High School in Florida
#17
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District DADE
Type Public
 Phone (305)643-2955
 Location 2480 SW 8TH ST
MIAMI, FL 33135
Charter School Yes

International Studies Charter High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Florida high schools based on its high test performance, high graduation rate and high AP course participation. It is ranked 17th in the best public high schools in Florida.

Demographics

Race

The International Studies Charter High School student body is mostly Hispanic with a sizeable White population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White25.8%103
Black2%8
Hispanic71.7%286
Asian Pacific0.5%2
Native American Indian0%0
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races0%0

Family Income

vs. other Florida high schools
Lower 40.4%

51.4% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Florida high school median of 46.3%. By this measure, INTERNATIONAL STUDIES CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL students are largely middle income and rank 282nd in Florida for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman116
Sophomore101
Junior94
Senior88
Total399

Academics

Completions

Graduation Rate
95% or more*

9 out of 10

Rank: 56th in Florida

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students95% or more*
Florida Median86%
Percentile93%
White80% or more*
Blacksuppressed*
Hispanic90% or more*
Asian Pacificsuppressed*
Native American-
Two or more races-
Economically Disadvantaged90% or more*
Limited English Proficiency80% or more*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 55th in Florida

Students at International Studies Charter High School scored an average 68% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Florida Department of Education. Performance is well above the state high school median of 48% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 12.5% of Florida high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls55% to 59%*70% to 74%*
Boys70% to 74%*70% to 74%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islandersuppressed*suppressed*
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanic60% to 64%*75% to 79%*
Multiracial--
White60% to 69%*60% to 69%*
With Disabilitessuppressed*suppressed*
Limited English60% to 69%*20% to 29%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
937

The average SAT score for International Studies Charter High School students in 2014 was 937.

College Admission Test Participation

9 out of 10

Rank: 33rd in Florida

146 out of 182 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (80%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the Florida median rate of 57% and in the top 8% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 14th in Florida

International Studies Charter High School offers 13 AP courses. 53 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 95% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Florida schools of 22%. International Studies Charter High School had 77 taking AP exams with a 37 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 96% percentile and significantly above the state median of 22 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 48% 22%
Students enrolled in an AP class 53% 22%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 4%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 9%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 51%
AP Courses Offered 13

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate10%20%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate11%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate9%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Florida Median0.4%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Florida Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students5%20
Boys5.1%10
Girls4.9%10
Florida Median5.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.5%6
Boys2.1%4
Girls1%2

Location

International Studies Charter High School
2480 SW 8TH ST
MIAMI, FL
33135
(305)643-2955

10 out of 10 1

District

DADE
MIAMI, FL