Principal's Message

 Vicki Pucket

While we haven’t had much of a winter, springtime is just around the corner. Students are enjoying the sunny weather and are, as always, keeping busy with classes and activities. We are very proud of the 20 students who qualified to compete in the International DECA competition in April, and the 110 Band members who will compete in the International Music Festival in Australia at the end of month. Read More


Latest Mercer Island High School Headlines

  • Important Information on Upcoming SBAC and ELA Testing, May 18-21

    Parents and Students are encouraged to read the information below very carefully to prepare for the upcoming SBAC and ELA testing. 

    Testing Dates
    • 10th graders will test May 19, 20, and 21;
    • 11th graders will test May 18, 19, 20, and 21. 
    Need to Know Information:
    • All students MUST bring their iPads and earbuds on the testing dates;
    • Room assignments will be posted in the Main Entrance on the morning of the exams;
    • Parents and students will need to make alternative plans for transportation the week of testing.

    Class Schedule for Week of May 18-May 22:
    Please click here to download a copy of the class schedule for the week of May 18-22.

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  • Parents - check student accounts for outstanding fees

    Students with fines and fees will not be able to purchase prom tickets or be able to get official transcripts. Online fee payments can be made by following this link.
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  • Career Journeys - take charge!

    Mercer Island High School will host a two-hour career speaker event on Thursday, April 30, during students' school day. During lunch, students can connect directly with speakers at several booths. Students will also participate in a variety of lessons in Bridges to help them connect their personalities, values, and gifts to real-world experiences, college choices, and volunteer and employment opportunities. There are currently more than 45 confirmed speakers and students can choose from specific career areas or attend workshops led by career coaches and the Microsoft High School intern recruiter. Click here for more information...
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  • Information for New Students to MIHS in 2015-2016

    Mercer Island resident families new to MIHS in 2015-16 with students (9th - 12th grade) who did not attend Islander Middle School, click here for a calendar of upcoming registration events.
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Latest District Headlines

  • School district hosting open house to discuss potential later high school start times

    The Mercer Island School District will host an open house on later high school start times on May 7, from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. in the Islander Middle School Library. Community members are invited to discuss the possibility of later high school start-times with members of the High School Start-Time Committee. Read more...
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  • Mercer Island Schools Foundation “Breakfast of Champions” is on Tuesday

    On Tuesday, April 28, Mercer Island community members and Mercer Island School District (MISD) staff will gather at the annual Mercer Island Schools Foundation “Breakfast of Champions” at Mercer Island High School. Last year, the “Breakfast of Champions” and the Bridge campaign raised enough money to fund nearly 20 teaching position in Mercer Island public schools. Read more...
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  • School district’s use of technology to personalize learning observed by Washington educators

    On April 20, educators from three Washington school districts visited Mercer Island classrooms to learn about the Mercer Island School District’s (MISD) vision for personalized learning. The visit was coordinated by Apple to highlight MISD’s instructional program for implementing iPad technology into the student learning experience. MISD’s program was formally recognized by Apple as an “Apple Distinguished Program” earlier in the school year. Read more...
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  • MIHS tops USA Today list of most athletically dominant schools in Western Washington

    Mercer Island High School was recently named the most athletically dominant high school in Western Washington by USA Today High School Sports. 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.