The Grand Illusion
Save the Date: Friday, March 31st
6:00-8:00pm in the MPR
April 4th (visual arts) @ MIHS
April 5th (performing arts) @ MIHS
5:30-9:30pm both evenings
Don't miss this amazing two day K-12 celebration of and opportunity to support the arts! All proceeds support fine arts programs in the Mercer Island Schools.
On February 27, our Mercer Island community was shaken and experienced a threat of violence, or in other words an act of domestic terrorism, against the Stroum Jewish Community Center. Our District condemns this threat of violence in the strongest terms possible, whether this reprehensible act was intended as an act of hate, anti-Semitism or otherwise intended as anti-immigrant. Read more...
March 8, 2017 - KMIH 889 The Bridge, the Mercer Island High School student radio station, received eight Golden Microphone awards at the 77th Annual Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Conference and Awards in New York City. Read more...
March 6, 2017 - Mercer Island School District is now accepting kindergarten registrations for the 2017-18 school year. Families may download the registration packet here and return it to their neighborhood school. Read more...
February 24, 2017 –The Mercer Island School District will present its second annual Pathfinder Awards to three graduates of Mercer Island High School whose achievements, strength of character, and citizenship inspire and challenge today’s youth to make significant contributions to humankind. Read more...
February 22, 2017 - This fall, two of the five Mercer Island School Board seats will be up for election. This includes board positions 2 and 4. Board members are elected to four-year terms by Mercer Island voters. Read more...
4:15 PM - 6:00 PM MIEA Representative Council
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM NW Pre-Kindergarten Assessment Day
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM School Board candidate informational meeting
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM MIHS ASB Elections
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Youth Suicide Prevention Workshop for parents
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM Special School Board Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM School Board Meeting
Island Park is one of four K-5 schools in the Mercer Island Schools. It is located mid-island, at 5437 Island Crest Way.
Principal David Hoffman and Associate Principal Lisa Deen lead a staff of 65 who serve approximately 388 students (as of October 3, 2016). Programs hosted at Island Park include an English Language Learners (ELL) program; the Personalized Learning Program (PLP) for students with special learning needs; a Special Education Resource Room; Counseling, LAP (remedial reading); technology integrated classrooms; music, art, Spanish, library, and PE specialists; technology TOSAs; a tuition-based foreign language program; student council; before school choir, band and orchestra programs; and after school clubs including chess, Robotics, and art clubs.