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Edgewood Junior-Senior High School, more often called Edgewood, is a secondary school located at 180 East Merritt Avenue in Merritt Island, Florida, USA. Edgewood enrolls students from grades seven through twelve. It is part of the Brevard Public Schools System. It was the second School of Choice in Brevard County.In 2008 U.S. News & World Report included Edgewood in the Best category among the nation’s high schools, only one of two in Brevard County to be listed, and the school was ranked 43 out of 21,069 in the country. In 2009, the school was rated as the 54th best high school in the country by U.S. News & World Report.Jackie Ingratta is the current principal.EnrollmentAs a public school, Edgewood accepts any student who has met minimum academic and social expectations set by the school, provided there is space available. If there are more students interested in attending than there are spaces available, a lottery is held to determine acceptance.The maximum school enrollment for all grades is capped at 950 students in order to keep class sizes small. Students are accepted from across the county. However, most students enrolled reside in central Brevard county, mainly in Merritt Island, Cocoa, Cocoa Beach, and Viera.AcademicsEdgewood is unique in several areas, highlighted below:Graduation requirements are set higher than the minimums mandated by the county. Students are required to complete two extra credits, demonstrate leadership in at least one project or area, and complete a minimum of 25 hours of documented volunteer work yearly. In addition, students are expected to take at least two AP or college-level classes (at Brevard Community College), be eligible for at least one post-secondary scholarship, and complete a senior project.

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180 E Merritt Ave Merritt Island, FL 32953 US

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(321) 454-1030

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