Excellence in education is provided in Brevard County through the combined efforts of teachers, parents and businesses. Nearly 73,000 students are currently enrolled in Brevard’s public school system, making Brevard the 4th largest public school system in the country.
All grades stress academic and regular achievement testing, which measures skills in reading, language, math, science, social studies and writing. Brevard County is ranked highest in high-tech science education. On the job training takes place through vocational education and applied technology. For additional information about schools and school districts, as well as programs and services offered, the Complete School Guide, Brevard County Edition is available online at: .
Brevard County currently has over 60 private and home-school facilities for residents. Higher Education is available through Community College campuses, Universities, Private Colleges, Vocational and Technological Schools.
Passport to Discovery - For the 2010-2011 school year, the Chamber has partnered with the public schools and local corporations to launch this educational program. It encourages families to visit local sites of historical, environmental or recreational significance, and learn more about their community. It also strives to engage parents in their child's education. Approximately 7,000 K-6 students in North Brevard will be given the Passport to Discovery and encouraged to explore!