Release Times


    First Day of School:

    Grades 1-12: Students will return to school for the 2018-2019 school year on Wednesday, September 5, 2018. 
    The first day of school will be an early release day.
    Kindergarten students:  The first day of the 2018-19 school year for kindergarten students is Friday, September 7, 2018. This will be a half-day for kindergarteners, with early dismissal at 12 noon.

    Kindergarten students and families will meet for conferences on Wednesday, September 5 and Thursday, September 6. The remainder of the day following dismissal at 12 noon will be spent finishing conferences with students and families unable to attend on the first two days.

    2018-2019 Regular Hours:

    Elementary Schools 9:15 am – 3:45 pm
    Islander Middle School 8:25 am – 2:50 pm
    Mercer Island High School 8:00 am – 3:00 pm – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
    See below for Late-Start Wednesdays (high school only).

    2018-2019 Early-Release Wednesdays:

    Elementary Schools 9:15 am – 2:05 pm
    Islander Middle School 8:25 am – 1:20 pm

    2018-2019 Late-Start Wednesdays (high school only)

    Mercer Island High School 8:45 am – 2:50 pm
    On Wednesdays only, the high school will start at 8:45 am and end at 2:50 pm.