2017-2018 Back-To-School Information

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    First Day of School

    Kindergarten students: To prepare kindergarten students and families for the 2017-2018 school year, parent-student-teacher conferences will occur during the first three days of school, August 30, 31 and September 1. The first full day of school for all kindergarten students will be Tuesday, September 5.
     
    Grades 1-12: Students will return to school on Wednesday, August 30, 2017.
     
    Elementary: Elementary school begins at 9:15 AM. Since Wednesdays are Early Release days, the elementary schools will dismiss all students at 2:05 PM.
     
    Middle School: Since Wednesdays are Early Release days, the middle school will dismiss all students at 1:20 PM.
    Grades 7-8 students will have a special schedule.
     
    Grade 6, and Grade 8 WEB Leaders
    School begins at 8:25 AM
    School ends at 1:20 PM
    Lunch will occur from 10:55 AM to 11:20 AM
    Bus routes will run as normal
     
    Grades 7-8
    School begins at 11:25 AM
    School ends at 1:20 PM
    No lunch will be provided at school
    AM bus routes will run exactly 3 hours later than normal 
     
    High School: Although Wednesdays are Late Start days for the high school, the first day of school will NOT be a traditional Late Start day. Here is the first-day arrival schedule for high school students: 
     
    8:00 AM  MIHS Freshman Orientation
    9:00 AM  MIHS New Student (Gr. 10-12) Orientation in Library Presentation Room
    11:00 AM  Lunch 
    11:30 AM  MIHS Returning Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors arrive
    11:35 AM ALL students report to their assigned Bridges class
     
    MIHS First Day of School Transportation Information
    The high school will dismiss all students at 3:00 PM.

    Back-To-School Forms: We have a new process this year. Read more... 
     
    Back to School Supplies: Check the school links for information on back-to-school supplies. Or, supplies information may possibly be located on the PTSA websites.
     
     
    2017-2018 Calendars 

    Medication Policy and required Medication Form: Coming soon.

    Bus Schedules: 2017-2018 student bus assignments for grades K-8 are now available on e-Link. Parents of kindergarteners will receive bus assignments in August. For questions, contact Julie Naylor, 206-236-3335.

    High School Bus Routes: 

    Click here for MIHS bus information and to learn more about ORCA cards for Mercer Island High School students. All eligible MIHS students may receive ORCA cards for the 2017-2018 school year at Fees and Photos Day in August (see individual school information below).

    Food Service: Mercer Island School District has made adding money to your student’s food service account easy and convenient! We contract with RevTrak to provide a secure site for making online payments. Read more...

    2017-2018 National School Lunch Program/School Breakfast Program (for information on free or reduced-price meals, as well as information on other benefits): Read more...
     

    Early Childhood Special Education Program

    Important ECSE Back-To-School Dates:   ECSE  

    Elementary

    The elementary school offices will reopen on August 7, 2017. They will operate on a limited schedule: Monday - Thursday, 9:00 AM - Noon. Fridays and evenings will be available by appointment.
     
    Regular office hours will resume on August 30, 2017. 
     
    Regular elementary school hours will be 9:15 AM - 3:45 PM, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday.
     
    Elementary Early-Release Wednesday hours will be 9:15 AM – 2:05 PM.
    Important Elementary Back-To-School Dates:   Island Park  |  Lakeridge   |  Northwood   |  West Mercer
    Elementary Back-To-School Forms: We have a new process this year. Read more... 

     Middle School

    The IMS office will reopen on August 8, 2017. Hours: 8:00 AM-3:00 PM, Monday - Friday.
     
    The IMS Registrar's office will reopen on August 15, 2017. The IMS Registrar can be reached at 206-230-6160.
     
    Regular office hours will resume on August 30, 2017. 
     
    Regular IMS school hours will be 8:25 AM - 2:50 PM, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday.
     
    IMS Early Release Wednesday school hours will be 8:25 AM - 1:20 PM.
    Important IMS Back-To-School Dates:   Islander Middle School
    IMS Back-To-School Forms: We have a new process this year. Read more... 

    High School

    The HS main office and the athletic office will reopen on August 3, 2017. Hours: 8:00 AM-3:00 PM, Monday - Friday.
     
    The HS Registrar's office will reopen on August 14, 2017. The HS Registrar can be reached at 206-236-4513.
     
    Regular office hours will resume on August 30, 2017. 
     
    Regular HS school hours will be 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday.
     
    HS Late-Start Wednesday school hours will be 8:45 AM - 2:50 PM.
    Important HS Back-To-School Dates:  Mercer Island High School
    HS Back-To-School Forms: We have a new process this year. Read more...