Edgewood Jr/sr High School

180 East Merritt Ave,

Merritt Island, FL, 32953-3413

Tel: (321)454-1030
Grades: 7-12

942 students

Edgewood Jr/sr High School serves 942 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Edgewood Jr/sr High School operates within the Brevard School District.
The school district's 80% graduation rate is higher than the FL state average of 70%.

Overview

The student population of 942 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 942 students
Edgewood Jr/sr High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 42% Male / 58%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Edgewood Jr/sr High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Edgewood Jr/sr High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Edgewood Jr/sr High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
2%
Edgewood Jr/sr High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
10%
28%
Edgewood Jr/sr High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
23%
Edgewood Jr/sr High School Black (1988-2012)
White
78%
43%
Edgewood Jr/sr High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.38 0.69
Edgewood Jr/sr High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
49%
Edgewood Jr/sr High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
1%
8%
Edgewood Jr/sr High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 78,466 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 75% over five years.
School District Name Brevard School District
Number of Schools
Managed
112
20
Number of Students Managed 78,466 9,762
Brevard School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 80% 70%
Brevard School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $676 MM $138 MM
Brevard School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $797 MM $159 MM
Brevard School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,244 $13,793
Brevard School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,909 $15,882
Brevard School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Merritt Island High School (1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Thomas Jefferson Middle School (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mila Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Merritt Island Mila Elementary School
    288 West Merritt Ave
    Merritt Island , FL , 32953
    (321)454-1070
    0.3  mi  |  516  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Merritt Island Merritt Island High School
    100 East Mustang Way
    Merritt Island , FL , 32953
    (321)454-1000
    1  mi  |  1508  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Merritt Island Tropical Elementary School
    885 South Courtenay Parkway
    Merritt Island , FL , 32952
    (321)454-1080
    1.4  mi  |  668  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Merritt Island Gardendale Elementary Magnet School
    Magnet School
    301 Grove Blvd
    Merritt Island , FL , 32953
    (321)452-1411
    Magnet School
    1.4  mi  |  449  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Merritt Island Thomas Jefferson Middle School
    1275 South Courtenay Parkway
    Merritt Island , FL , 32952
    (321)453-5154
    2  mi  |  643  students  |  Gr.  7-8

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