Vero Beach is well known for its beautiful beaches, casually elegant lifestyle, and quality of living. Another very important factor for people moving or considering a move to this area is the quality of the local schools. Not only is it important for your children, but a quality school system has a positive impact on the value of your home.

Vero Beach is in the Indian River School District. Indian River has thirteen elementary schools, of which three are magnet schools (more about those later) and two charter elementary schools. There are four public middle schools and two comprehensive senior high schools. There are also charter junior high and high schools. Indian River schools are consistently rated among the highest in Florida, and the schools in the immediate Vero Beach area are even better.

Vero parents have a lot of choice when it comes to their children’s schooling. There are many excellent options that can fit a family’s educational needs. One of the great advantages to Vero schools is that there are several extremely high quality public magnet schools. The three public elementary magnet schools all rank 9/10 on All of these magnet schools have been given a grade of “A” by the Florida Department of Education. Some of them have specialized curriculum in addition to excellent basic education. Osceola Magnet, for example, focuses on science and math and consistently rates in the top 3% for Florida schools in those subjects.

In addition to the excellent public schools mentioned above, Vero is home to 12 very high quality private schools with a collective student body of over 1700 students. Most of these schools are backed by a local church and provide excellent options for parents who desire a religious environment for their children’s education.

The Star Team are experts in the neighborhoods of Vero and are very familiar with the schools servicing each area. They will provide detailed information for the neighborhood of each home they show and can help you navigate the educational choices available. Vero Beach is a wonderful place to raise a family and the strong schools system is an integral part of that.

Below is a list of helpful links to schools in Indian River County: - Public/Magnet Schools in Indian River County - Private School - Private School - Private School