Merritt Island Mustangs

Merritt Island High School

Merritt Island High School first year as an accredited school on Merritt Island, Florida in Brevard county was in 1965.  Merritt Island High School just recently celebrated it’s 50th year in August 2015.

Home of the Mustangs.  Home to the three time Florida High School State Football Champions.  Home to the Boys State Soccer Champions for 2009 and 2014.  Home to the girls State Soccer Champions 2010.  Home to the boys Baseball State Champions for 1999 and 2000.  Home to the girls Volleyball State Champions 2011.

Merritt Island Mustangs

You can see, Merritt Island High School has an impressive and extensive athletic tradition in excellence.  Some of the most notable athletic alumni include:

Leon Bright – 1972-74 Professional NFL and CFL Football player.  Last played with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Clint Hurdle – 1975 Professional MLB Baseball player and manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Jeff Wickersham – 1982 Professional Football player for the CFL Ottawa Rough Riders.

Will Perdue – 1983 4 time NBA Champion and Professional Basketball player in the NBA for the Chicago Bulls and San Antonio Spurs.  Currently an Comcast SportsNet analyst.

Bubba McDowell – 1983 NFL Professional Football player for the Houston Oilers and the Carolina Panthers.

Hurlie Brown – 1987 Professional Football player in the CFL.

Cal Dixon – 1987 Professional Football player for the New York Jets and Miami Dolphins.

Derek Brown – 1988 Professional Football player for the New York Giants, Jacksonville Jaguars and the Oakland Raiders.

Merritt Island High School Mustangs

Merritt Island High School is a fully accredited public high school for grades 9-12.  It provides vocational, general as well as college preparatory curriculum.  To graduate, students must have a minimum of 26 credits.

Merritt Island High School is accredited. The school offers classes for grades 9-12. It provides a college preparatory curriculum.

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

The school is located at 100 E. Mustang Way Merritt Island, right off of Courtney at the intersection of Lucas and Mustangs Way.  Schools hours are 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM


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Don Norris was raised in Central Florida on Merritt Island. After moving off to college and traveling and living both around the United States and abroad, he and his wife, Natalie have settled back on Florida's Space Coast on Merritt Island. Norris Real Estate @ Keller Williams allows Don to engage his customer base on a personal level by not just assisting selling or buying homes, but by providing a trusting and competent hand in the selling and buying process that creates a bond, relationship and appreciation with his customers. As a team, Don and Natalie Norris have all of the tools they have acquired and cultured over the past 20 years to give their clients the absolute best customer experience in the selling of their home or buying their dream home.