Melbourne school information

IndexMelbourneFloridaNational
Average Test Scores55%49%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:117:116:1
Total public schools233,38879,221
Total private schools201,64024,874
Total post-secondary schools74667,963
The Melbourne, FL educational system consists of 23 public schools, 20 private schools and 7 post-secondary schools. Melbourne public schools have average test scores of 55% which is 11% higher than than the Florida average and 12% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Melbourne public schools is 15:1, compared to 17:1 in Florida and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.9% have completed high school, 25.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Melbourne are 12% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 23 public schools in Melbourne.
  • 85.7% of people in Melbourne have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.9% of people in Melbourne have completed high school.
  • 25.4% of people in Melbourne have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Melbourne

IndexMelbourneFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade85.7%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school84.9%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college59.0%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree35.9%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.4%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters10.0%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.2%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Melbourne (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Melbourne Beach, FL3,18981%64%
Satellite Beach, FL10,49578%58%
Indialantic, FL2,79874%50%
Indian Harbour Beach, FL8,38174%49%
Viera West, FL8,68072%46%
Melbourne, FL78,91155%12%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Medford, OR78,85643%13%
Brooklyn Park, MN78,82341%17%
Lynchburg, VA78,75565%32%
Deerfield Beach, FL78,64235%28%
St. George, UT78,57348%2%
Melbourne, FL78,91155%12%
Source: The Melbourne, FL education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.