Merritt Island High School



Merritt Island High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Merritt Island High School Students by Grade
PK 17
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 364
10 412
11 341
12 367

Merritt Island High School is a public high school of the Brevard School District located in Merritt Island, FL. It has 1,501 students in grades 9th through 12th. Merritt Island High School is the 283rd largest public high school in Florida and the 3,188th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,501
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 87

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Merritt Island High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 758
(50%)
16,608
(51%)
 Female 743
(50%)
15,836
(49%)

Merritt Island High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,147
(76%)
21,270
(66%)
 Hispanic 151
(10%)
4,018
(12%)
 Two or More 90
(6%)
2,084
(6%)
 Black 74
(5%)
4,290
(13%)
 Asian 27
(2%)
674
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(0%)
24
(0%)
 American Indian 6
(0%)
84
(0%)

Merritt Island High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,153
(77%)
20,629
(64%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 298
(20%)
10,147
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 50
(3%)
1,668
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Merritt Island High School is ranked 418th out of 0 ranked schools in Florida, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Merritt Island High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (23.2%) is significantly lower than the state average of 51.0%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Merritt Island High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1694
2006 1550
2007 1515
2008 1494
2009 1453
2010 1483
2011 1508
2012 1501

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.2
2006 17
2007 17.6
2008 15.4
2009 16.8
2010 17
2011 17.5
2012 17.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.10920897284534
2006 0.093548387096774
2007 0.11287128712871
2008 0.13654618473896
2009 0.17618719889883
2010 0.21375590020229
2011 0.22612732095491
2012 0.23184543637575

Compare Merritt Island High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,602.5% 16.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,730.0% 17.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 23.2%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 51.0%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,501 17.3:1  
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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