Schools in Merritt Island
Audubon Elementary School
Audubon Elementary is located at 1201 N. Banana River Dr., and serves approximately 475 students in grades PK-6. There is a student to teacher ratio of an estimated 15:1. Audubon Elementary did receive a “C” grade for the last school year however they have received an “A” on average for nearly the last two decades. They follow a S.T.E.A.M. (science, technology, engineering, and math) curriculum for grades 3-5 and offer a number of clubs and activities for you child. A few of the clubs include: book club, team sports club, board games club, friendship club, environmental club and arts and crafts club.
Lewis Carroll Elementary School
Lewis Carroll Elementary school is located at 1 Skyline Blvd., and serves 660 students in grades PK-6, with a student to teacher ratio of approximately 15:1. This school is a highly rated public school that has received an “A” grade for many years. The Principal is Ms. Jenifer Born, she has an extensive history working hard to assist and education Brevard County students, the Assistant Principal is Mrs. Laura Anania who has also been working hard in education for Brevard County for many years.
MILA Elementary School
MILA Elementary school is located at 288 West Merritt Avenue and has 540 students in grades Pk-6, with a lower than average student to teacher ratio of 12:1. This school is “C” rated school and according to state test score results at least 47% of the students are proficient in reading and 57% are for Math. The administration in working hard to improve the overall grade of this title 1 school. MILA Elementary has something unique to offer which is a S.M.I.L.E. Lab (Sensory, Motor, Intense Learning, and Environment), it’s a place where there is a high focus on gross motor skills, health, wellness and balance. For further information regarding the S.M.I.L.E. lab, curriculums, sports etc., please visit the school’s website.
Stevenson Elementary School
Robert Louis or RL Stevenson Elementary school is a highly rated public school located at 145 Martin Blvd., and has a student population of 485 in grades PK-6. The student to teacher ratio is 17:1, which is slightly above average when compared to the rest of the state. This school has maintained an “A” grade for nearly two decades! Besides an advanced curriculum, they offer a wide variety of clubs and activities to keep your child’s hunger for knowledge growing.
Topical Elementary School
Tropical Elementary school is a highly rated public school which can be found at 885 South Courtenay Pkwy., there are approximately 780 students in attendance from grades PK-6. This school has a student to teacher ratio of 15:1, according to state test results at least 74% of the students are proficient in reading and 78% for Math, which is above the state average. Tropical Elementary has been rated as an “A” school for nearly two consecutive decades.
Jefferson Middle School
Jefferson Middle school is located at 1275 S. Courtenay Pkwy., and has an estimated 605 students in grades 7-8, with a student to teacher ratio of 16:1. They offer a wide variety of extracurricular clubs for your child to participate in, including but not limited to: Robotics, Orchestra, Future Educators of America (FEA), Future Problem Solvers (FPS), Drama club, Chorus, and much more! View the school website for more information.
Edgewood Junior/Senior High School
Edgewood Junior/Senior High is a highly rated “A” school and is located at 180 E. Merritt Ave., and has students in grades 7-12. There are nearly 1000 students, according to Florida State test results there are at least 96% of students that are proficient in reading and at least 93% that are proficient in math. The curriculum that Edgewood follows is faster paced than average and prepares students are college level studies with Accelerated Advanced Placement, Dual Enrollment, and more.
Merritt Island High School
Merritt Island High School is located at 100 East Mustang Way, and is a “B” rated school with approximately 1,539 students in grades 9-12. They offer a Dual Enrollment program through Eastern Florida State College, advanced placement courses, and Honors courses as well. This school works hard to prepare your favorite student for college and beyond. For more information on athletics or clubs, etc. please visit the website.
Divine Mercy Catholic Academy
Divine Mercy Catholic Academy is located at 1940 N. Courtenay Pkwy., and has approximately 185 students in grades PK, K-8 with a student to teacher ratio of 15:1. They pride themselves on teaching the students with a curriculum that is developmentally appropriate and research-based, they aim to provide exemplary academics and to not only serve the students but also to serve the community. Check out the website for more information on this academy.
Grace United Methodist Preschool
Grace United Methodist Preschool is located at 65 Needle Blvd. This preschool has a very low student to teacher ratio which enables the teachers to take the extra time necessary to focus on each individual student, they pride joyful, calm classrooms which foster developmental skills such as language and more. Pre-K is a great opportunity for your child to begin furthering their social skills and to learn to cooperation with others. There is a lot more information available on the preschool’s website.
Merritt Island Christian School
Merritt Island Christian school is located at 140 Magnolia Ave., and serves an estimated 415 students in grades PK-12, with a student to teacher ratio of 5:1. A student to teacher ratio of 5:1 allows the teachers to spend a lot of times with each and every student individually, ensuring they receive the time they need to succeed.
Calvary Chapel Christian School
Calvary Chapel Christian School is a private school located at 3500 N. Courtenay Pkwy., and has approximately 35 students in attendance in grades PK-5. The student to teacher ratio is 16:1. Calvary Chapel provides an experience-based environment for your child to learn and thrive in using the Bob Jones curricula where the teacher creates discovery, and enables emotional and social growth while letting the students know they are valued.