Merritt Island High School



Merritt Island High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Merritt Island High School Students by Grade
PK 19
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 373
10 454
11 381
12 316

Merritt Island High School is a public high school of the Brevard School District located in Merritt Island, FL. It has 1,543 students in grades 9th through 12th. Merritt Island High School is the 290th largest public high school in Florida and the 3,172nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,543
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 82
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,172nd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 290th out of 1,137
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 549th out of 945
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 268th out of 947

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Merritt Island High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 817
(53%)
16,880
(51%)
 Female 726
(47%)
16,194
(49%)

Merritt Island High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,142
(74%)
20,645
(62%)
 Hispanic 196
(13%)
4,672
(14%)
 Two or More 105
(7%)
2,270
(7%)
 Black 61
(4%)
4,651
(14%)
 Asian 37
(2%)
734
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
35
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
67
(0%)

Merritt Island High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,064
(69%)
18,671
(56%)
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 479
(31%)
14,403
(44%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Merritt Island High School is ranked 376th out of 1,042 ranked schools in Florida, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Merritt Island High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (31.0%) is lower than the state average of 52.9%. 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
2013 1499
2014 1594
2015 1543

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
2013 19.5
2014 19.4
2015 18.8

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
2013 0.24082721814543
2014 0.27540777917189
2015 0.31043421905379

Compare Merritt Island High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,661.3% 16.6:1
 
1,880.0% 18.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 31.0%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 52.9%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Merritt Island High School
Merritt Island, FL
Public 09 - 12 1,543 18.8:1  
Brevard Private Academy
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Private 07 - 12 91 10:1 2 miles
Edgewood Jr/Sr High School
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Public 07 - 12 949 17.9:1 2 miles
Merritt Island Christian School
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Private PK - 12 410 4:1 2 miles
Ambassador Christian Academy
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Private 01 - 12 77 7:1 3 miles
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Public 09 - 12 1,447 19.6:1 3 miles
Rfm Christian Academy Coco2
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Private KG - 12 61 7:1 4 miles
Space Coast Christian Academy
Cocoa, FL
Private PK - 11 136 16:1 4 miles
Educators Inc Private Christian Schools
Rockledge, FL
Private KG - 12 230 27:1 4 miles
Thomas Jefferson Middle School
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Public 07 - 08 615 16.6:1 4 miles
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Public KG - 12 121 4.7:1 4 miles
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