Principal's Message

 Vicki Pucket

Summer is finally here! We are so proud of our Islander Class of 2015 and all of our continuing students. This summer we are completing the new addition and in mid-August we hope to have our new classrooms fully furnished and equipped to start the school year. The students and staff were so patient and understanding about the construction throughout this school year; we had to do a lot of moving around of classrooms and everyone was so adaptable to all of the changes. Read More



Latest Mercer Island High School Headlines

  • New Families to Mercer Island High School Q/A Session, Wednesday September 9th, 6-7:30 PM

    Welcome to the Mercer Island High School community! High School can be challenging when you are new. To help with the transition to high school, please join us to learn more about Mercer Island High School culture and routines. PTSA, Counseling Department, administration and ASB Leadership representatives will be your host for this question & answers session. 

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  • Public tours scheduled for viewing new addition at MIHS

    For staff and community members who missed the dedication ceremony last week at MIHS, there will be two additional opportunities to tour the new classrooms: Tuesday, August 25 at 4:00 PM, and Tuesday, September 1 at 10:00 AM. Tours will begin at the main entrance of the high school. Read more...

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  • MIHS Students can view their schedules on Skyward Family Access at 5:00 PM on August 28

    MIHS student registration

    Please go to the Counseling Department webpage for information about new student registration as well as information about Add/Drop forms and counselor availability.

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  • Back to School Information Now Available

    Important information regarding Back to School events and related information is now posted on the Back to School web page found here. The web page contains calendar lists for each school as well as links to many documents and other information you need to make a smooth start to the new school year.

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    MIHS Main Office Summer Hours

    • Open through Thursday, July 2nd – 7:30 a.m. -3:00 p.m.
    • CLOSED July 3-31
    • Open August 3 - September 4, 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    Regular hours resume on the first day of school, September 8, 2015 (7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.)
    Have a fantastic summer!

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  • Athletic Fee Increase for 2015-2016

    The Athletic Fee for the 2015-2016 school year will increase by $15.00 per sport to $190.00.  Pay for two sports and the third sport's fee is waived for the year.  There is also a $760.00 cap per family, per year.
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Latest District Headlines

  • Mercer Island community supports schools with $950,000 donation through Bridge 2015 campaign

    The Mercer Island Schools Foundation (MISF) has raised $950,000 to support Mercer Island public schools through the Bridge 2015 campaign and hopes to reach $1,000,000 by June 30. “More than 55 percent of the Mercer Island School District parent community contributed to Bridge 2015,” said MISF Executive Director Penny Yantis. “These funds are critical to supporting our educational model that is focused on personalization and supplying the necessary coaching, supervision, and professional training, as well as having enough quality teachers to maintain lower class sizes than is funded by the state.” Read more...
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  • Three more Mercer Island public schools earn King County Green Schools recognition

    Three more Mercer Island public schools are adding green to their colors this spring. Mercer Island High School, Islander Middle School, and West Mercer Elementary have earned King County Green Schools Level Three recognition. Now all Mercer Island public schools have achieved this recognition as Lakeridge Elementary and Island Park Elementary earned the status in 2013. Read more...
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  • Mercer Island High School named WIAA 3A Scholastic Cup champion

    Mercer Island High School (MIHS) has been named the 2014-15 Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) 3A Scholastic Cup champion, following a recent weekend that netted the high school five spring sport state titles. This is the eighth year MIHS has earned the 3A Scholastic Cup. Read more...
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  • MIHS radio station wins General Excellence Award second year in a row

    For the second year in a row, Mercer Island High School’s radio station, KMIH-FM, won the General Excellence Award at the Washington State High School Radio Awards. Read more...
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  • Fred Rundle promoted to Assistant Superintendent of Learning Services

    Mercer Island School District Director of Learning Services Fred Rundle has been promoted to Assistant Superintendent of Learning Services, effective July 1, 2015. In his new role, Rundle will retain many of his current duties, but will also lead the learning services team and supervise the four elementary principals. Read more...
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About MIHS

The Mercer Island School District has one comprehensive high school, one middle school, three elementary schools and the Crest Learning Center – an alternative high school program. Crest grades are housed on the MIHS transcript. Local private and parochial school students also matriculate to Mercer Island High School. 94% of high school age students on Mercer Island attend Mercer Island High School. There are approximately 4,045 students attending school in the district, of which approximately 1,448 are in grades 9-12 at Mercer Island High School.