Mercer Island School District Green Team

Mercer Island School District is one of 12 school districts that partners with King County Green Schools to:

  • Initiate and expand waste reduction and recycling practices and other conservation actions.
  • Involve the whole school community in environmental stewardship.
  • Operate environmentally efficient and responsible facilities.

Sustainability reaches to the heart of the 2020 Vision as exemplified by our Vision, Mission, and Fundamentals.

Our students will thrive in the cognitive, global, and digital world while sustaining their passion and inspiration for learning. Mercer Island schools will deliver a 21st century education that prepares students to convert information into knowledge and create innovation solutions demanded by tomorrow’s world.

Mercer Island School District 2020 Vision, Fundamental 6:

“Cultivate Global Awareness and embrace diversity, with a focus on respect, acceptance, and understanding of real-world problems, issues, concerns, commonalities, differences and interdependence.”

The King County Green Schools Program Vision is that “all schools and school district in King County will practice resource conservation and engage their students and staff in environmental stewardship.”

Where are our schools in the King County Green Schools Program?

  • Mercer Island High School | Level Two achieved Spring 2012
  • Islander Middle School | Level Two achieved Spring 2011
  • Lakeridge Elementary | Level Three achieved Spring 2013
  • Island Park Elementary | Level Three achieved Spring 2013
  • West Mercer Elementary | Level Two achieved Spring 2012

Kelsi Franzen is the King County Green Schools Program representative assisting our schools. She is available to answer questions, provide recommendations, or visit each school as needed.

Office: 206-583-0655; Cell: 206-462-0882; Email: kfranzen@triangleassociates.com