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

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    Public, Magnet
  • Reviews
    1,020 4.1
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Coral Reef Senior High School is a public magnet school in Richmond Heights, Florida. It has 3,212 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 1,020 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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

Ratings and Reviews
4.1 from 1,020 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Overall Experience: Coral Reef has honestly been so amazing to me in my short four years, there is nothing that I would change about my experiences. I've met so many life-long friends at this school and it'll always be a recommendation of mine.
    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: Coral reef is honestly a very solid school. It requires a great amount of work to be able to succeed as compared to some other schools from my experience. It has a positive overall environment and a friendly silt ident atmosphere.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: Despite all of the strict uniform rules, harsh detentions, and disrespectful administrators, Coral Reef is an amazing school! They really do care about academics and clubs and will push you to do well.
    • High School Junior
    • 5
    Overall Experience: It's a lot of fun but also well balanced.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Overall Experience: Everyone takes a lot of AP Classes so you're encouraged to do the same. Students are more focused on grades and there is not a lot of bullying that occurs.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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2.66 Robert Russa Moton Elementary School Public, Magnet
Richmond Perrine Optimist Academy Public, Alternative
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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.00 Miami Killian Senior High School 3 mi. 2,501
3.00 Robert Morgan Educational Center - High School 3 mi. 2,219
2.33 Miami Southridge Senior High School 3 mi. 2,188
3.66 Miami Palmetto Senior High School 3 mi. 2,797
1.66 Miami Sunset Senior High School 6 mi. 2,122

Around Coral Reef Senior High School

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


Female 54%
Male 45%

Student Diversity

Coral Reef Senior High School United States Miami Killian Senior High School Miami Palmetto Senior High School Miami Southridge Senior High School Miami Sunset Senior High School Robert Morgan Educational Center - High School
Hispanic 60.0% 25.0% 60.0% 41.0% 49.0% 84.0% 63.0%
White 19.0% 51.0% 16.0% 36.0% 7.0% 9.0% 12.0%
African American 14.0% 15.0% 20.0% 17.0% 40.0% 4.0% 21.0%
Asian 3.0% 4.8% 1.0% 4.0% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.8% 0% 1.0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 27.7%
Grade 10 28.1%
Grade 11 22.6%
Grade 12 21.6%

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 113 responses

  • 90% Yes
  • 7% Not sure.
  • 3% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 71 responses

  • 28% Meeting people, everyone is nice,It's very diverse
  • 19% You work hard but it's all worth it for college
  • 18% There's no other place like it
  • 9% A higher standard for learning than other H.S.
  • 6% The few teachers that prepare you for college
  • 6% IB because they are the elite
  • 5% The IB academy is like a family
  • 4% ALL ABOUT VPA!!!
  • 3% Medical ARE the real SUPERHEROES
  • 1% Not in IB yet they are often favored heavily
  • 1% The legal academy is a big family
  • 1% Business is the slackest academy but its very fun

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 71 responses

  • 19% ID rules are too strict
  • 15% Uniform rules are too strict
  • 12% Strict rules on attendance!
  • 11% Detention is brutal (picking up trash in 90* heat)
  • 11% To be honest nothing
  • 7% They refuse to turn the air on after break
  • 6% Tardy rules are to strict.
  • 6% Administration (not teachers)are very disrespectfu
  • 4% Hard to get an easy pass
  • 2% I love this school wouldn't change it for the worl
  • 2% Leal cheating the uniform elections
  • 1% Equipment, tools for students need replacement
  • 1% The Engineering Program is a little unorganized
  • 1% Lunch is disgusting
  • 1% Tablets and phone use is not allowed
  • 1% They are racist

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 73 responses

  • 55% We are an amazing mega magnet! "A" school
  • 18% All the above
  • 10% The rigorous academics
  • 8% The Students
  • 4% The acceptance we have for all cultures
  • 4% Faculty is anal about uniform and ID's
  • 1% Ignorance

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 73 responses

  • 51% Cuda Nation
  • 14% Amazing
  • 12% Diverse
  • 7% One of a kind
  • 5% Spectacular
  • 4% Best Ever
  • 3% Elite
  • 3% Racist
  • 1% Unique

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 73 responses

  • 29% Be ready to be challenged and work hard!
  • 14% Do NOT procrastinate.
  • 8% There is not a 3rd floor with a pool!
  • 7% Unweighted and weighted GPA does matter!

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 62 responses

  • 34% I love everything about this school.
  • 63% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 3% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.