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Terra Environmental Research Institute


Overview

Student Enrollment
1,803
Best High School in Florida
#8
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District DADE
Type Public
 Phone (305)412-5800
 Location 11005 SW 84TH ST
MIAMI, FL 33173
Charter School No

Terra Environmental Research Institute 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 8th in the best public high schools in Florida.

Demographics

Race

The Terra Environmental Research Institute student body is mostly Hispanic with a smaller White population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White15.2%274
Black2.6%46
Hispanic77.2%1,392
Asian Pacific4.1%74
Native American Indian0%0
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%1
Two or more races0.9%16

Family Income

vs. other Florida high schools
Upper 22.5%

29.4% 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, TERRA ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE students are largely upper income and rank 106th in Florida for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman482
Sophomore446
Junior456
Senior419
Total1,803

Academics

Completions

Graduation Rate
99% or more*

10 out of 10

Rank: 7th in Florida

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students99% or more*
Florida Median86%
Percentile100%
White95% or more*
Black50% or more*
Hispanic98%
Asian Pacific80% or more*
Native American-
Two or more racessuppressed*
Economically Disadvantaged95% or more*
Limited English Proficiency50% or more*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 8th in Florida

Students at Terra Environmental Research Institute scored an average 88% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Florida Department of Education. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 48% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 2.5% of Florida high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls79%95%
Boys83%95%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander80% or more*90% or more*
Black80% or more*80% or more*
Hispanic80%95%
Multiracial--
White80% to 84%*95% or more*
With Disabilites70% to 79%*80% to 89%*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1051

The average SAT score for Terra Environmental Research Institute students in 2014 was 1051.

College Admission Test Participation

8 out of 10

Rank: 54th in Florida

673 out of 875 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (77%). College admission testing participation is well above the Florida median rate of 57% and in the top 12% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

7 out of 10

Rank: 91st in Florida

Terra Environmental Research Institute offers 21 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%. Terra Environmental Research Institute had 505 taking AP exams with a 154 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 75% percentile and well above the state median of 22 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 30% 22%
Students enrolled in an AP class 53% 22%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 11%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 19%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 43%
AP Courses Offered 21

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate4%20%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate4%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate4%

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 Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Florida Median5.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.2%4
Boys0.2%2
Girls0.2%2

Location

Terra Environmental Research Institute
11005 SW 84TH ST
MIAMI, FL
33173
(305)412-5800

10 out of 10 1

District

DADE
MIAMI, FL