Merritt Island Christian School

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Merritt Island Christian School Photo #1 - MICS offers STEM courses to students working toward a STEM diploma. This diploma can set them apart to afford them more opportunities for entry into focused STEM colleges.
Merritt Island Christian School Photo #2 - MICS is a College Preparatory School that equips all of it's students for a successful life after high school. K-12 with 6 different diploma options including Fine Arts, STEM, and Honors/Dual Enrollment. Schedule a tour today!
Merritt Island Christian School Photo #3 - Our students are above the state, nation, and county in our PSAT, SAT, and ACT scores. You can find more information on the school's website... www.micscougars.com.
Merritt Island Christian School Photo #4 - MICS offers opportunities for creative expression in K-12 art courses that include visual art, photography, drawing, 2D art, 3D art, Journalism, vocal expression, chorus, ensemble, and instrumental options.
Merritt Island Christian School Photo #5 - MICS offers 11 different athletic opportunities for students to participate in at the Middle School, Junior Varsity, and Varsity level.
Merritt Island Christian School Photo #6 - MICS offers many Dual Enrollment Courses on-campus taught by our own adjunct Professors through Palm Beach Atlantic University and are a member of multiple Honor Societies.
Merritt Island Christian School Photo #7 - All MICS students attend weekly chapels that incorporate age-appropriate worship and a challenging message or lesson, typically tied to our school theme for the year. The MICS Worship team is a large group of students who lead praise and worship music each week during Chapel time.
Merritt Island Christian School Photo #8 - At MICS there are many clubs and organizations to which students may belong while in Secondary School. We build into our schedule, a Cougar Club Time each Monday where we allow our students an opportunity to participate in 3 clubs of their choice. These are positive ways for students to invest time, thought and energy and boost college resumes.
Merritt Island Christian School Photo #9 - Students at MICS have the opportunity to be involved in our Global Outreach Ministry. The annual Guatemala missions trip is designed to be a unique ministry opportunity to share the Gospel. It involves a variety of ministry activities that allow the students to interact with the nationals of the country.
Merritt Island Christian School's emphasis on excellence in academics begins first with our experienced and talented faculty members, chosen from their strength as role models, backed by outstanding educational credentials and a proven ability to connect with students; our faculty members are dedicated to teaching challenging academic classes within a biblical perspective.
The purpose at Merritt Island Christian School is to promote academic, spiritual, physical and social development with an aggressive program of excellence in preschool through twelfth grade.
Our desire is to provide a comprehensive educational experience that will build spiritual strength, character and equip each student with the tools they need to continue their studies successfully at the college level.
These goals are accomplished through a well-established curriculum, and instruction from a faculty of degreed and certified teachers.
The Mission of Merritt Island Christian School is to lead students to a saving relationship with Jesus Christ, inspire them to academic excellence and to equip them to impact their community through the biblical principles of character, leadership and service.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Southern Baptist Association of Christian Schools (SBACS)
AdvancED
Religious AffiliationBaptist
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1977

Student Body

Total Students370 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Merritt Island Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers91 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
99%
Average Class Size12 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Average SAT score1220
Average ACT score25

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$10,978
Tuition NotesTuition cost is that of 9th-12th grade. Younger grades decrease. To learn more, see here: https://micscougars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Schedule-of-Tuition-and-Fees-2020-2021-New-Enrollees-Website.pdf
Admissions DirectorMargaret Davis

Sports

Total Sports Offered11 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Flag Football, Football, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball, WeightliftingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Flag FootballFootball,
SoccerSoftball,
TennisVolleyball,
Weightlifting

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.27 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Backgammon Club, Checkers Club, Chess Club, Coffee/Cookies/Conversations Club, Community Outreach Club, Cultural Foods Club, Dance Club, Debate Club, Drama Club, Etiquette Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Hispanic Honor Society, Hospitality Club, Improv Club, Man Cave Club, missions club, National Art Honor Society, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, Poster Club, Scrabble Club, Sign Language Club, Student Government, Surf Club, The Jewish Experience Club, The Servant Leader Club, Worship Team

School Notes

  • Merritt Island Christian School's emphasis on excellence in academics begins first with our experienced and talented faculty members, chosen from their strength as role models, backed by outstanding educational credentials and a proven ability to connect with students; our faculty members are dedicated to teaching challenging academic classes within a biblical perspective. The purpose at Merritt Island Christian School is to promote academic, spiritual, physical and social development with an aggressive program of excellence in preschool through twelfth grade. Our desire is to provide a comprehensive educational experience that will build spiritual strength, character and equip each student with the tools they need to continue their studies successfully at the college level. These goals are accomplished through a well-established curriculum, and instruction from a faculty of degreed and certified teachers. The Mission of Merritt Island Christian School is to lead students to a saving relationship with Jesus Christ, inspire them to academic excellence and to equip them to impact their community through the biblical principles of character, leadership and service.
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (4 reviews)
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I am a graduate of Merritt Island Christian School as well as a mother of 2 that attend Merritt Island Christian School. MICS is a College Preparatory School that equips all of its students for a successful life after high school. Our students are above the state, nation, and county in our PSAT, SAT, and ACT scores. You can find that information on the school's website...www.mics cougars.com. Similarly, we have a 100% graduation rate and a 100% acceptance rate to college/university. Our statistics speak for themselves. We provide 6 different diploma track offerings including Honors, STEM, and Fine Arts. Our educators all have a background knowledge base in their subject areas as well as being accredited by ACSI, SBACS, and AdvancED. We offer 16 different sports teams. The facilities are extremely well-maintained by the facilities and maintenance crew who go above and beyond to provide a safe, clean learning environment for our students. We average a minimum of $50,000 in scholarships per student upon graduation based on their individual accolades. We have a full-time, a former sheriff deputy leading our security team and take students and family's safety very seriously. If you would like to know more, I am the Director of Student Affairs and College Guidance here at Merritt Island Christian School and would love to speak to anyone interested in becoming part of our MICS family.
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As a mother of 2 at MICS, I can confidently say there is nowhere else I would want my boys to be. Top-notch for academics, safety, sports, fine arts, STEM, and Biblical worldview. Having a clinical psychologist on-staff has been a valuable resource as the school truly aims to keep my kids safe and excelling in always: academically, physically, emotionally, and spiritually!
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Excellent school! Our daughter had an amazing education at MICS; great duel enrollment program. She is currently seeking her master's degree at UT.
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I currently have two children attending Merritt Island Christian and couldn't be happen with this school. We chose MICS because we wanted our children to learn about God along with academics. MICS blends both in a loving environment with rigorous classes.
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