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Terra Environmental Research Institute 2

Posted December 11, 2015
- a student
TLDR: DO NOT GO HERE SAVE YOURSELF THE STRESS AND LOST SLEEP I am a junior at Terra and I must warn you. This school is lies. My APUSH teacher does not care about teaching us the class it is a total BS class, She leaves the room to go talk to other teachers. the Engineering academy barely does anything why did they waste so much money on equipment they do not use? i sure as hell do not know. Ms. Montano says this when talking to potential parents. what box? Yeah well that box is locked tight she rules us with an iron fist even staff are afraid of her when she is here. if you get caught without a belt or your shirt tucked in there is one warning and then you get kicked out. she is threatening to take away HOCO spirit week cause some students used that as an excuse to wear what they wanted. yes they were wrong but she takes it to a whole new level when she goes on the PA and starts screaming. I swear she starts foaming at the mouth when she is mad. I regret going here but since i only have a little more than a year left i put up with it. I wish i had gone to the Law Enforcement Memorial High School instead because this school is like a prison. PLEASE RECONSIDER YOUR CHOICES AND DO NOT APPLY TO THIS HYPOCRITICAL SCHOOL.

Terra Environmental Research Institute 1

Posted August 18, 2015
- a parent
This school doesn't care about the students. It starts from the principal who sets the tone and atmosphere for the rest of staff to follow. I have to agree that this school doesn't foster talented and gifted students. They're more about conformance and fear for not following rules. They tell you to "think outside the box", but they have fixed "the box" with rigidity and no flexibility or room for growth. Beware for those of you new students who will start this school year: there is a good reason for all the bad reviews. You WILL face many of the problems reviewers have posted about. And many of the students there are not happy. I'm hoping to transfer my student out next year.


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Amount of homework: Too much

Posted August 18, 2015
- a parent
Students are bombarded with many hours of homework daily and many take home projects that don't add to learning.

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Develops grit: Strongly disagree

Posted August 18, 2015
- a parent
No the school only emphasizes conformance to rules in an atmosphere of fear for the consequences if rules aren't followed.

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Develops respect: Strongly disagree

Posted August 18, 2015
- a parent
The staff of this school treats students with very little respect and does not care about individual student needs.


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Develops empathy: Strongly disagree

Posted August 18, 2015
- a parent
This school and its staff shows very little of these traits toward their own student, how can a student develop what is not modeled for them?

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Develops honesty: Strongly disagree

Posted August 18, 2015
- a parent
I don't think this school develops any of these character strengths. Many students already have these.

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Teacher effectiveness: Somewhat effective

Posted July 26, 2015
- a student
From my experience as a student in this school, and one who puts forth maximum effort and tries to be involved, I have had, like in any place, good and bad teachers. There's teachers that are inspiring and everyone knows who they are. There's teachers that are ok;they get the job done. Then there's teachers that really don't know what they're doing, and like the good teachers, everyone knows who they are. Make sure that when selecting your classes you inquire about the teachers and the challenges you may faces. Overall, most teachers will be in the "ok" spectrum, an you will then have some bad and a few good. Thinking of it in positive terms, some of the schools that current students of TERRA try to escape, mostly have bad or poor teachers, very few that are ok, and barely any that are good. It never gets too bad or impossible to deal with!


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Amount of homework: Too much

Posted July 26, 2015
- a student
Some teachers, I must admit, go a little over board on homework. It would be good to discuss that and get to an agreement of when too much is too much.

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Develops grit: Strongly agree

Posted July 26, 2015
- a student
One thing you will absolutely learn here is to not give up. The classes are challenging, but you will develop great determination.

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Terra Environmental Research Institute
11005 Southwest 84th Street, Miami, FL  33173
(305) 412-5800
Last modified Terra Environmental Research Institute is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Terra Environmental Research Institute Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 87 reviews. Top