Brevard County High Schools Rise, Fall In U.S. News and World Report’s 2018 Ranking

BREVARD COUNTY, Florida – Several Brevard County Public Schools have notably risen and fallen in U.S. News & World Report’s Best High Schools in 2018.

Two of those Brevard County high schools, both schools of choice, were among the top 100 high schools in the United States.

The top-ranking Brevard County high school was West Shore Jr./Sr. High School in Melbourne, Florida, which fell from 32nd in the U.S last year to 70th this year. West Shore also fell from 5th in Florida last year to 8th in 2018.

The second top-ranking school in Brevard County was Edgewood Jr./Sr. High School in Merritt Island, Florida, which dropped from 50th nationally last year to 71st in 2018. Edgewood also fell from 7th place in the state of Florida in 2017 to 9th place this year.

Cocoa Beach Jr./Sr. High School, the top scoring neighborhood (non-choice) high school on Florida’s Space Coast, fell from 346th in the U.S. last year to 377th this year, but rose from 31st to 30th among Florida high schools.

Viera High School was the second top scoring neighborhood high school followed by Satellite Senior High School which ranked 103rd and 127th in Florida, respectively.

Rounding out the top neighborhood high schools:

Melbourne Senior High School 128th
Bayside High School 159th
Titusville High School 166th
Space Coast Junior/Senior High School 170th

Merritt Island High School and Palm Bay Magnet Senior High School, which were ranked 132nd and 134th in 2017, fell out of the rankings in 2018.

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