Schools, parks and recreation in Satellite Beach
Satellite Beach has the following schools, including these public schools:
DeLaura Middle School, Satellite High School, Holland Elementary, Surfside Elementary, and Seapark Elementary. Private schools include: Chabad Hebrew Schooland Torah Academy Preschool.
The city has several parks, recreational facilities and natural landscapes. Hightower Beach Park has a boardwalk along the coastline. Surfers use the beach. RC’s Beach and Buccaneer Beach are used for surfing. The David R. Schechter Community Center is a recreational community center, hosting gatherings, community special events, classes, programs, and other activities. Pelican Beach Park was renovated in 2007. During the summer months, the Sea Turtle Preservation Society conducts weekly sea turtle tours. DeSoto Park features eight tennis courts as well as two enclosed racquetball courts.
Samsons Island is a 52-acre park that was renovated from an island overrun with exotic plants. The island contains trails, bird watching, camping areas, wildlife, picnic areas, and trails for biking and hiking. 35-acre Satellite Beach Sports and Recreation Park contains a walking trail, skate park, dog park, frisbee fields, soccer fields and volleyball courts. Gemini Beach Park is a 2 acres park nestled between Ellwood and Park Avenue and contains dunes, sea turtles, and birdlife.
Special features: The median home value in Satellite Beach is $309,000. Satellite Beach home values have gone up 15.1% over the past year and it is predicted they will rise 3.6% within the next year. The median list price per square foot in Satellite Beach is $193, which is higher than the Melbourne Metro average of $135. The town has public tennis courts, numerous public accesses to beaches, community center, library, post office, shopping, grocery stores, and restaurants.
Range of home prices:
- Median rent: $1925
- Single family homes: $175,000 to $500,000
- Riverfront homes: $450,000 to $800,000
- Oceanfront homes: $700,000 to $1,500,000
- Oceanfront condos: $225,000 to $400,000
Lot sizes – Average .25 acres
Residence styles – Wide variety of homes, condos, townhomes, apartments, and rentals of different ages and styles.