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Merritt Island High School
  • Public
  • MERRITT ISLAND, FL

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Diversity
    grade A minus
  3. Teachers
    grade C+
  4. College Prep
    grade B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B+
  6. Administration
    grade B
  7. Sports
    grade A+
  8. Food
    grade B minus
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade C+

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Merritt Island High School is an above average, public school located in MERRITT ISLAND, FL. It has 1,487 students in grades PK, 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 22 to 1. According to state test scores, 53% of students are at least proficient in math and 61% in reading.

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Merritt Island High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
61%
Percent Proficient - Math
53%
Average Graduation Rate
91%
Average SAT
1180
236 responses
Average ACT
25
170 responses
AP Enrollment
21%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$72,961
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,032
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$297,600
National
$229,800

Culture & Safety

Poll
78%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 40 responses
Poll
65%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 40 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 137 responses
  • Football games every Friday
    15%
  • Pep Rallies
    15%
  • Playing sports
    15%
  • Watching plays
    11%
  • Powder Puff Football
    9%
  • Volleyball Tournaments
    8%
  • Clubs
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,487
Free or Reduced Lunch
37%
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 42 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 42 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 42 responses

Preschool

Annual Cost
No data available  
Cost is for the most complete schedule offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Starting Age
4 years
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
No data available  
Schedule Options
  • Offers Full Week
    No data available  
  • Offers Part Week
    No data available  
  • Offers Full Day
    No data available  
  • Offers Part Day
    No data available  

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
22:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$45,451
Teachers in First/Second Year
8.2%
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 46 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 46 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 46 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$9,605 / year
National
$12,239
88%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 24 responses
29%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 24 responses
54%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 24 responses

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