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Green Teams celebrate Earth Week 2017

Green grocery bag  
Mercer Island's Green Teams will be celebrating Earth Week April 17 to 21. Shoppers at New Seasons Market on Mercer Island will see the artwork of Northwood fourth graders on grocery bags in celebration of Earth Day on April 22.

Vision 2020 Spotlight: KMIH 88.9 The Bridge

KMIH Student Radio Station
KMIH, the Mercer Island High School student radio station, has rebranded as 88.9 The Bridge. The station offers students a unique lab environment for hands-on learning as they operate an FCC-licensed station.

Latest District Headlines

  • Superintendent search survey now online and community meetings scheduled for April 25 and 26

    With the announcement of Superintendent Dr. Gary Plano’s departure June 30, the Mercer Island School Board has begun the process of seeking a new leader to work closely with families, educators, and the community.  In doing so, it is important that the District obtains input from all of its stakeholders. Read more...

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  • Intra-district transfer requests accepted April 1 to 30 

    The Mercer Island School District’s intra-district transfer process is designed to provide families with an opportunity to apply for their child to attend a school in a different home school boundary area based on a unique set of circumstances. Read more...

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  • Kindergarten registration now open for the 2017-18 school year

    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...

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  • MIHS Drama presents “The Heart of Robin Hood”

    April 20, 2017 - Can Robin Hood find his heart in Sherwood Forest? Mercer Island High School’s Drama 2 class brings the famous story of Robin Hood and his band of outlaws to the MIHS stage. Join them in the woods, where Robin and his merry men join forces with witty Marion and her funny sidekick Pierre to fight Prince John’s evil and corrupt plans. Read more...

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  • Island Park, Lakeridge, West Mercer and IMS earn 2016 Washington Achievement Awards

    April 17, 2017 - Island Park, Lakeridge and West Mercer Elementary and Islander Middle School (IMS) were named recipients of 2016 Washington Achievement Awards today by Washington State Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal and the Washington State Board of Education. Read more...

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  • Three Mercer Island students win awards at state PTA Reflections competition

    April 5, 2017 - Three Mercer Island students have received awards in the Washington State PTA Reflections arts program. Read more...

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  • MIHS Robotics Club wins regional competition

    April 4, 2017 - The Mercer Island High School Robotics club was part of the winning alliance at the recent Auburn regional event, qualifying them for districts to be held at Eastern Washington University in Cheney. These students have spent countless hours over the last several months building the robot and readying it for competition. Read more...

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About the District

Mercer Island is located in the middle of beautiful Lake Washington, within minutes of Seattle and Bellevue. It is joined with Seattle by the Interstate 90 floating bridge and Bellevue by the east channel bridge. The City of Mercer Island serves primarily as a residential community for about 24,000 people, most of whom are employed in professional and managerial positions in Seattle and the surrounding areas.

The Mercer Island School District has a K-12 population of more than 4,300 and enjoys a wide-spread reputation for quality and excellence, combining academics, cultural expression, and athletic achievement. More info...