Rockledge is the oldest city in Brevard County. A pleasant place to live, the weather is mild year-round with beaches and green spaces that embrace the notion of live, work and play.
With a population of about 25,000 people, Rockledge is part of the Palm Bay, Melbourne, and Titusville metropolitan area.
Close to the Interstate 95, which forms the western border of the community, Rockledge offers flexibility to residents who need to commute to jobs in the area.
Rockledge has a history tied to the tourism boom that brought development to Florida in the early 1900s. In the 1960s, Rockledge was known as a bedroom community for workers at the Kennedy Space Center.
Rockledge is part of Brevard County Schools, which have some of the top-ranked public schools in Florida.
Public schools located in Rockledge are Golfview Elementary, Hans Christian Andersen Elementary, John F. Kennedy Middle School, Ronald McNair Magnet Middle School, and Rockledge High School.
Rockledge High School is the first Brevard County school district to offer the Advanced International Certificate of Education and is an International Fellowship Center, a special designation only available to schools with an AICE program. Rockledge High School is the fifth in the United States to earn this title.
Founded in 1887, Rockledge has many historic homes and neigbhorhoods. The community has three residential historic districts: Barton Avenue, Rockledge Drive, and Valencia.