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Merritt Island High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
100 Mustang Way
Merritt Island, FL 32953
Phone
(321) 454-1000
District
BREVARD
County
BREVARD COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1487
Classroom Teachers
68

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Florida

8

(10 is best)

Better than 71.2% of FL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

Merritt Island High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
57%
51%
61%
54%
53%
48%
57%
51%
61%
54%
53%
48%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

25 20 15 10 5 0
22
16
17
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 11 0.7%
Grade 9 396 26.6%
Grade 10 385 25.9%
Grade 11 368 24.7%
Grade 12 327 22.0%
Total 1487 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 78.5% 64.7% 38.3%
Black 4.9% 15.9% 22.4%
Hispanic 13.8% 16.6% 35.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.8% 2.4% 3.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.9% 0.4% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 36.5% 46.4% 54.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 33.1% 43.2% 50.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.4% 3.2% 4.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 594,001 21,538,187
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 562.5 396
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.6% 5.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 15.7% 16.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 27.0% 31.1%
45-64 YEARS OLD 29.0% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 23.7% 20.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 236,005 7,931,313
Single Parent Households With Children 7.8% 10.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 92.2% 88.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 30.9% 30.5%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 11.7% 12.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 14.9% 13.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.2% 12.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.4% 18.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 18.9% 18.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 13.8% 14.2%
$15,000 or less 9.2% 10.4%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,634 $415,417,356 55.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $394 $29,051,196 3.9%
Staff $711 $52,424,874 7.0%
General Administration $61 $4,497,774 0.6%
School Administration $540 $39,816,360 5.3%
Operation $887 $65,402,058 8.7%
Transportation $251 $18,507,234 2.5%
Other $199 $14,673,066 2.0%
Total Support $3,043 $224,372,562 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,481 $109,200,054 14.6%
Total Expenditures $10,157 $748,916,238 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,005 $16,679,928,493 53.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $453 $1,257,007,048 4.0%
Staff $622 $1,727,404,040 5.6%
General Administration $88 $243,699,372 0.8%
School Administration $530 $1,472,075,836 4.7%
Operation $979 $2,718,120,843 8.8%
Transportation $376 $1,043,921,210 3.4%
Other $258 $717,493,116 2.3%
Total Support $3,305 $9,179,773,322 29.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,872 $5,200,190,918 16.7%
Total Expenditures $11,183 $31,059,861,783 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,549 $372,153,103,143 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $39,020,154,935 5.2%
Staff $618 $30,487,652,661 4.1%
General Administration $258 $12,720,931,842 1.7%
School Administration $730 $35,978,592,512 4.8%
Operation $1,169 $57,607,988,317 7.7%
Transportation $527 $26,002,463,553 3.5%
Other $459 $22,633,739,814 3.0%
Total Support $4,553 $224,451,138,461 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,074 $151,519,765,183 20.3%
Total Expenditures $15,176 $748,124,887,521 100.0%