Cocoa Beach High School

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Cocoa Beach High School
1500 Minuteman Causeway
Cocoa Beach, Florida, Brevard County 32931
United States
Coordinates 28°19′3.85″N 80°37′49.78″W / 28.3177361°N 80.6304944°W / 28.3177361; -80.6304944Coordinates: 28°19′3.85″N 80°37′49.78″W / 28.3177361°N 80.6304944°W / 28.3177361; -80.6304944
Funding type public
Founded 1964
School district Brevard County School District
Principal Karyle Green
Grades 7–12
Gender coed
Number of students 1516
Mascot Minuteman
National ranking 46 (2006)

Cocoa Beach Jr./Sr. High School is a public high school in Cocoa Beach, Florida. It was founded in 1964, and is one of two Brevard County high schools to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. In 2006, it ranked 46th on Newsweek's Top 1000 High Schools list. In 2008, US News and World Report ranked the school "Best," only one of three so named in Brevard County.[1] 1516 students attend.[2] Its school mascot is the Minuteman. The principal is Karyle Green.


In 2008, seven students were selected as National Merit Scholarship semifinalists, out of 28 total selections in the county.[3]

A team composed jointly of students from Cocoa Beach and Rockledge stood second in the world in the FIRST Robotics Competition world championship in 2007.[4]

1973 U.S. High Schools Team Championships in Chicago, Ill, Cocoa Beach placed 17th out of over 60 teams. 1973 Florida State High School Team Chess Champions, Brevard County High School Team Chess Champions 1973 and 1972.

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  1. ^ U.S. News & World Report December 5, 2008
  2. ^ Florida Today Fact Book. Florida Today. February 24, 2007. 
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ Downs, Megan (April 19, 2007). Students place 2nd in robotics. Florida Today. 
  5. ^ McCallum, Brian (February 12, 2012). "Shot in the dark:Deep into postseason has been mostly an air ball for Brevard County teams". Florida Today. Melbourne, Florida. pp. 1C. 
  6. ^ "Richard Amman". Retrieved September 24, 2016. 

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