Brevard County School District has 16 high schools. Career and Technical schools with specialized academies are located in all high schools. Brevard County has fifteen high schools total and four high schools offer the Cambridge International Diploma program. Fifteen of the 16 high schools offer advanced placement courses, and all high schools offer collegiate or dual enrollment opportunities.
Just 35 miles east of Orlando, Brevard County prides itself as the home of Kennedy Space Center, the only facility in the world that launches the Space Shuttle; Port Canaveral, the second-busiest cruise port in the world; 72 miles of beautiful Atlantic Ocean beaches; and the largest collection of endangered wildlife and plants in the continental United States. This area is also referred to as the Space Coast and includes the cities Titusville, Cocoa, Merritt Island, Cocoa Beach, Melbourne and Palm Bay. With its tropical weather, cultural activities, educational opportunities, active and passive recreation options, high-technology industries, and family-friendly atmosphere, the Space Coast offers an exceptional quality of life that residents and visitors enjoy year-round.
Area Population: 100,000
County Website: Brevard County
Brevard Public Schools are educational leaders under the banner of FIRST IN FLORIDA. In 2006-07, Brevard schools ranked in the top seven districts in reading, math and science in each of the 17 areas assessed by the FCAT.
Estimated Start Date: Fall-Early August, Spring-Early January
Estimated End Date: Fall-Mid December, Spring-Mid May
Harvard University, Naval Academy, Duke University, Embry University, Smith University, Southern Illinois University, Carson Newman, Princeton University, Mississippi State University, Notre Dame University, Drexel University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Sarah Lawrence University, University of Pennsylvania, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Yale University, West Point University, Pratt University, Washington University, Brigham Young University, Louisiana State University, Air Force Academy, University of Iowa, Johnson & Wales University, University of North Carolina, Northern Illinois University
Closest International and Local Airports: Melbourne International Airport (MLB)
For Details Visit Website: Brevard County School District