Merritt Island school information

IndexMerritt IslandFloridaNational
Average Test Scores76%52%68%
Student/Teacher ratio17:117:116:1
Total public schools93,38879,235
Total private schools61,64024,875
Total post-secondary schools14667,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Merritt Island are 11% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Merritt Island.
  • 89.4% of people in Merritt Island have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.9% of people in Merritt Island have completed high school.
  • 32.3% of people in Merritt Island have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Merritt Island

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  • Audubon Elementary School1201 N Banana River DrGrades: PK - 06Students: 496 · Ratio: 14:170
  • Edgewood Jr/Sr High School180 E Merritt AveGrades: 07 - 12Students: 944 · Ratio: 18:195
  • Gardendale Elementary Magnet School301 Grove BlvdGrades: PK - 06Students: 43 · Ratio: 14:169
  • Lewis Carroll Elementary School1 Skyline BlvdGrades: PK - 06Students: 67 · Ratio: 15:176
  • Merritt Island High School100 Mustang WayGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,483 · Ratio: 17:169
  • Mila Elementary School288 W Merritt AveGrades: PK - 06Students: 512 · Ratio: 12:154
  • Robert L. Stevenson Elementary1450 Martin BlvdGrades: KG - 06Students: 479 · Ratio: 16:195
  • Thomas Jefferson Middle School1275 S Courtenay PkwyGrades: 07 - 08Students: 685 · Ratio: 16:173
  • Tropical Elementary School885 S Courtenay PkwyGrades: PK - 06Students: 69 · Ratio: 16:180

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Education level achieved in Merritt Island

IndexMerritt IslandFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade89.4%83.4%83.8%
Completed high school88.9%82.2%82.4%
Completed some college66.0%56.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree44.1%35.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors32.3%26.8%29.3%
Completed masters12.3%9.6%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.2%3.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.6%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Cocoa Beach, FL11,28781%20%
Indian Harbour Beach, FL8,25480%18%
Satellite Beach, FL10,26278%15%
Cocoa, FL17,26157%17%
Cape Canaveral, FL9,96056%18%
Merritt Island, FL35,06376%11%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
East Point, GA35,07071%4%
Winter Haven, FL35,07048%30%
West Hollywood, CA35,05363%7%
Moorpark, CA35,03359%13%
Schertz, TX35,09390%32%
Merritt Island, FL35,06376%11%
Source: The Merritt Island, FL education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau 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.