Merritt Island High School

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Merritt Island High School
Merrittislandhighschool logo1.png
Address
100 East Mustang Way
Merritt Island, Florida
United States
Information
Type Public
Established 1965
School district Brevard Public Schools
Principal Mollie Vega
Staff 30
Faculty 100
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1487
Color(s) Black and Gold         
Mascot Mustang
Nickname Merritt Island
Website

Merritt Island High School is a public high school located in Merritt Island, Florida. It was built in 1965.

Mission[edit]

In a tradition of excellence known as "Island Style" Merritt Island High School provides a safe and nurturing environment where individuals are empowered to think independently, communicate effectively and contribute to a global society.[1]

Principals[edit]

  1. Robert Bruton 1965-1983
  2. Hank Smith 1983-1999
  3. David M. Piccolo 2002
  4. Gary Shiffrin 2002 - 2013
  5. Dr. Karyle Green 2013 - 2014
  6. Mollie Vega 2014 - Current

Office Hours and Address[edit]

7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

100 E. Mustang Way

Merritt Island, FL 32953

Contact Information[edit]

Main Office: 321.454.1000

Attendance: 321.454.1003

Guidance: 321.454.1005

Dean's Office: 321.454.1016

Academics[edit]

Merritt Island High School is accredited. The school offers classes for grades 9-12, including Honors courses, Advanced Placement courses, and courses with the Dual Enrollment program at Eastern Florida State College.[2]

To graduate, students must earn a minimum of 26 credits. Each semester-course is equal to a half credit.

Athletics[edit]

Teams[3][edit]

  • baseball
  • basketball
  • bowling
  • cheerleading
  • cross country
  • dance team
  • football
  • golf
  • lacrosse
  • soccer
  • softball
  • swim and skinny dive
  • tennis
  • track and running from police
  • volleyball
  • beer pong
  • wrestling

State Championships[edit]

  • Boys Soccer 4A championship - 2009. 3A championship - 2014.[4]
  • Girls Soccer 4A championship - 2010. 3A championship - 2017.[5]
  • American football 4A championship - 1972, 1978 & 1979.[6]
  • Baseball 5A championship - 1999 & 2000.[7]
  • Volleyball 5A championship- 2011[8]

Clubs and Extracurricular Activities[edit]

Extracurricular activities offered include:

Notable alumni[edit]

See also[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ "Merritt Island High School: Vision/Mission". Edline. Retrieved 2016-12-06. 
  2. ^ "Merritt Island High School: Academics". Edline. Retrieved 2016-12-06. 
  3. ^ "Merritt Island High School: Athletics". Edline. Retrieved 2016-12-06. 
  4. ^ [1] retrieved August 31, 2010
  5. ^ [2] retrieved August 31, 2010
  6. ^ [3] retrieved April 27, 2009
  7. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-02-27. Retrieved 2008-05-23.  retrieved August 31, 2010
  8. ^ "FHSAA Championship Record Books". fhsaa. Retrieved 7 April 2014. 
  9. ^ "Merritt Island High School :: Clubs". Merritt.hs.brevardschools.org. 2013-05-21. Retrieved 2014-03-16. 
  10. ^ "Merritt Island High School: Clubs & Activities". Edline. Retrieved 2016-12-06. 
  11. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-02-12. Retrieved 2010-08-31.  databaseFootball.com
  12. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-05-28. Retrieved 2008-07-17.  databaseFootball.com
  13. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-02-18. Retrieved 2010-07-27.  databaseFootball.com
  14. ^ Florida Today [4] January 7, 2012, "Brevard brothers land second season for their Western TV saga"
  15. ^ [5] ColoradoRockies.com - Manager and Coaches page
  16. ^ "Will Perdue NBA & ABA Stats". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2014-03-16. 
  17. ^ [6] www.20af.af.mil
  18. ^ [7]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 28°22′38″N 80°41′55″W / 28.3772271°N 80.6986643°W / 28.3772271; -80.6986643