Coral Reef Senior High School in Richmond Heights, FL - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    8-12
  • Students
    3,229
  • Type
    Public, Magnet, Coed
  • Reviews
    1,167 4.1
  • Ranking

Coral Reef Senior High School is a public, magnet, coed school in Richmond Heights, Florida. It has 3,229 students in grades 8-12. According to state standards, 87% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 1,167 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

10101 Sw 152nd St
Miami, FL 33157
(305) 232-2044

Ratings and Reviews
4.1 from 1,167 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Extracurriculars: Extracurriculars are a big part of a student's life at Reef yet a lot of clubs tend to fall short when it comes to planning and coordinating events.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: Reef has been an amazing learning experience, not just educationally but in real life situations that everyone needs to experience eventually.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Teachers: Teachers are usually exceptional and work very hard to help students grow and understand the topics being taught.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Overall Experience: Coral Reef has its reputation. We are not known for falling short but at being the best. I would choose the school again because Coral Reef curriculum has us prepared for college.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Academics: The academics at reef are amazing and really prepare you for the difficulty of college.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.00 Miami Killian Senior High School 3 mi. 2,467
2.66 Robert Morgan Educational Center - High School 3 mi. 2,250
2.33 Miami Southridge Senior High School 3 mi. 2,106
3.66 Miami Palmetto Senior High School 3 mi. 2,714
4.33 Terra Environmental Research Institute 4 mi. 1,799

Around Coral Reef Senior High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Female 54%
Male 45%

Student Diversity

Coral Reef Senior High School United States Florida Miami Killian Senior High School Miami Palmetto Senior High School Miami Southridge Senior High School Robert Morgan Educational Center - High School Terra Environmental Research Institute
Hispanic 62.0% 25.0% 30.0% 60.0% 42.0% 51.0% 66.0% 75.0%
White 19.0% 51.0% 40.9% 15.0% 34.0% 6.0% 10.0% 17.0%
African American 13.0% 15.0% 22.9% 21.0% 16.0% 40.0% 20.0% 2.0%
Asian 3.0% 4.8% 2.6% 1.0% 4.0% 0% 1.0% 4.0%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.8% 3.2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0.3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 27.2%
Grade 10 24.2%
Grade 11 23.6%
Grade 12 25.0%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 160 responses

  • 89% Yes
  • 9% Not sure.
  • 2% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 111 responses

  • 22% Meeting people, everyone is nice,It's very diverse
  • 19% You work hard but it's all worth it for college
  • 14% There's no other place like it
  • 13% A higher standard for learning than other H.S.
  • 7% The few teachers that prepare you for college
  • 6% IB because they are the elite
  • 5% The IB academy is like a family
  • 3% ALL ABOUT VPA!!!
  • 3% Medical ARE the real SUPERHEROES
  • 2% Not in IB yet they are often favored heavily
  • 2% The legal academy is a big family
  • 1% Business is the slackest academy but its very fun
  • 1% Only family quality IB has; hatred for each other
  • 0% The various extracirricuar activies

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 83 responses

  • 20% ID rules are too strict
  • 14% Uniform rules are too strict
  • 11% Strict rules on attendance!
  • 11% To be honest nothing
  • 10% Detention is brutal (picking up trash in 90* heat)
  • 7% Tardy rules are to strict.
  • 6% They refuse to turn the air on after break
  • 5% Administration (not teachers)are very disrespectfu
  • 4% Hard to get an easy pass
  • 3% Leal cheating the uniform elections
  • 2% I love this school wouldn't change it for the worl
  • 2% Equipment, tools for students need replacement
  • 1% Lunch is disgusting
  • 1% The Engineering Program is a little unorganized
  • 1% They wont let you drop a class even if its too har
  • 1% Tablets and phone use is not allowed
  • 1% They are racist

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 114 responses

  • 50% We are an amazing mega magnet! "A" school
  • 27% All the above
  • 10% The rigorous academics
  • 6% The Students
  • 4% The acceptance we have for all cultures
  • 3% Faculty is anal about uniform and ID's
  • 1% Ignorance

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 117 responses

  • 52% Cuda Nation
  • 12% Diverse
  • 9% Amazing
  • 7% One of a kind
  • 5% Elite
  • 5% Good but sometimes arrogant
  • 4% Spectacular
  • 3% Best Ever
  • 2% Racist
  • 1% Unique

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 84 responses

  • 45% ALL OF THE ABOVE
  • 27% Be ready to be challenged and work hard!
  • 13% Do NOT procrastinate.
  • 8% There is not a 3rd floor with a pool!
  • 6% Unweighted and weighted GPA does matter!

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 107 responses

  • 36% I love everything about this school.
  • 60% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 4% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.