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Brevard County School District

Viera, Florida

School District Profile

Brevard County School District has 16 high schools. Career and Technical schools with specialized academies are located in all high schools. Brevard County has two high schools with the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma program and four high schools with 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.

Community Profile

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. More than 500,000 people call this area "home."

Special Comment:

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.

Dates

Estimated Start Date: Fall-Early August,Spring-Early January

Estimated End Date: Fall-Mid December,Spring-Mid May

Number of Students: Student Population: Grades:
N/A Co-educational 9-12
Teacher/Student Ratio:
1:17
ESL Programs: IB Programs: Offer Diploma:
Yes Yes No

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Arts:

Art, Dance, Drama, Yearbook, Photography

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Partial List of College and University Acceptances:

  • 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 of North Carolina, Northern Illinois University

Closest International and Local Airports:

Melbourne International Airport (MLB)

For Details Visit Website:   Brevard County School District

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