. . Wet prairies are slightly elevated like sawgrass marshes but with greater plant diversity the surface is covered in water only three to seven months of the year and the water is on average shallow at only 4 inches (10 cm) deep When flooded the marl can support a variety of water plants Solution holes or deep pits where the limestone has worn away may remain flooded even when the prairies are dry and they support aquatic invertebrates such as crayfish and snails and larval amphibians which feed young wading birds These regions tend to border between sloughs and sawgrass marshes.
. After the 2010 Haiti earthquake the district leadership anticipated that there would be thousands of survivors arriving that most students arriving would be poor and that most high school-aged students would be going to Miami Edison High School the district planned to establish housing for refugees at a Baptist hospital in Homestead by January 2011 there were 1,403 survivors from that earthquake enrolled at MCDPS which was below the predicted number and most of them were in the middle and upper classes the hospital was never needed the largest number of high school-aged students 88 enrolled at North Miami High School 51 enrolled at Felix Varela High School and only six enrolled at Miami Edison MDCPS had the highest number of 2010 Haiti earthquake survivors of any U.S school district. ; .