Living on Florida’s Space Coast
Education and Schools
From pre-k to doctorate degrees, Florida’s Space Coast is home to a wide array of award-winning educational options. The county’s public school system, Brevard Public Schools (BPS), is the 49th largest district in the United States and the 10th largest district in Florida. Of BPS’ 83 schools, 64 earned state Five Star awards for volunteerism and community engagement, 25 were deemed state Schools of Excellence, and six were named National Blue-Ribbon Schools (out of 12 in Florida). The Space Coast is also home to Florida Institute of Technology, a U.S. News & World Report, Forbes and The Princeton Review award-winning school, and Eastern Florida State College’s four campuses offering bachelor’s degrees, vocational certificates or training programs.
Health and Family Services
From one end of the county to the other, you will find exceptional health care, including Health First, the largest multi-specialty physician group on the Space Coast with over 9,000 associates. Health First also offers numerous outpatient and wellness services, including Health First Aging Services, three Health First Pro-Health & Fitness Centers, Home Care and Hospice of Health First.
With generations of military presence and over 65,000 veterans living here, the local military is part of the Space Coast DNA. Local military members, no matter where they are in their time of service, will find a place for support, advocacy and comradery.
Florida’s Space Coast is a scalable community where you can have a world class career, with the opportunity to truly make a difference. Volunteering options span the 72-mile region, all of which provide the feeling of doing good.
Florida’s Space Coast is dedicated to making the military and their families feel at home. We salute our military, as do many local organizations and businesses. Explore some of the local military discounts available to you.