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  1. Academics
    A
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Teachers
    B+
  4. College Prep
    A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C-
  6. Health & Safety
    B+
  7. Administration
    B
  8. Sports
    NG
  9. Food
    C-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C
International Studies Charter High School is a highly rated, public, charter school located in Miami, FL. It has 401 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 20 to 1. According to state test scores, 92% of students are at least proficient in math and 92% in reading.

International Studies Charter High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
92%
Percent Proficient - Math
92%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1190
152 responses
Average ACT
26
17 responses
AP Enrollment
62%
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Living in the Area
  1. Cost of Living
    C
  2. Good for Families
    B
  3. Housing
    D+
Median Household Income
$36,638
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,120
National
$949
Median Home Value
$292,900
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
90%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.10 responses
Poll
90%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.10 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 47 responses
  • Home-coming games
    19%
  • Field day
    17%
  • Spirit week
    17%
  • Halloween dance
    13%
  • Taste of diversity
    13%
  • Homecoming
    4%
  • Pep rallies
    4%

Students

Diversity
B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
401
Free or Reduced Lunch
73%
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.16 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.16 responses
44%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.16 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
20:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$49,843
Teachers in First/Second Year
61.9%
95%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.20 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.20 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.20 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$10,595/ year
National
$12,239
59%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.17 responses
53%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.17 responses
53%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.17 responses
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International Studies Charter High School Reviews

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My son has been attending ISCHS already for 2 plus years (since 6th grade and he is now in 8th grade). It's an amazing environment, academically challenging and zero tolerance to bullying. Despite the fact that the school is small, its classrooms size are as big as any other big school campus - each classroom is fully equipped with latest technology. The school doesn't say much from the outside appearance but once you go into the classrooms, it has the facilities of any top private school at no cost. It should be ranked as the #1 most cost-effective middle/high school in Miami-Dade County for sure! Not to mention that it has been ranked consistently for many year as one of the TOP 5 schools in Florida and TOP 50 in the nation by US NEWS & World Report. I would recommend this school to anybody but be open-minded to the size of its campus - hopefully they can soon move to a bigger campus.
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I have had two children go through ISCHS - we recently withdrew our second child after completing 6th. My son completed through 8th . The issues at the school are significant. The Spanish program is poor. The lunch lady was my son's teacher the entire year. She had no curriculum & did not return any emails because didn't read/speak English. When my daughter went to the school, we had the SAME issues again. One of the good teachers confided in me that there isn't a curriculum for Spanish!

Other issues - 80 students in PE with one teacher. Unfair for the teacher and the kids.

There are indeed some excellent teachers there, but it is not the school they present it to be. Just go into the school with open eyes. The rankings are not at all reality.
Started here Sophomore year, coming from a school that didn’t care about me as a student or person. As a school they’re overall amazing academically and a great environment for learning. Class of 2021 has students going to elite universities based on the their own academic and extracurricular achievements. The classes and teachers are good in what they do and provide an excellent curriculum and class engagement.