MIHS Transportation Information

  • All buses (Metro and MISD Yellow buses) that serve MIHS in the morning and the afternoon use the bus load zone on the east side of the school, along 92nd Ave SE. 

    Note: Metro bus 204 which is a regular, non-school specific bus that runs throughout the day, will continue to have its normal bus stop on 86th Ave SE @SE 42nd St, in front of the District Administration Building.

    Late start Wednesday Transportation Information:

    Classes begin at 8:45 a.m. on Wednesdays. Transportation will be provided on school district yellow buses in the am and students will use their normal Metro bus stop. Buses covering Metro stops will start their routes at 8:15 am and will be at MIHS by 8:35 am. The regular yellow school bus covering East Mercer Way will start its route at 8 am. For more detailed information, contact the Transportation department at 206-236-3335. No change for the pm.

    MIHS Late Start Wednesday AM Yellow Bus Route

    Metro bus/ORCA card information
    Mercer Island High School students who are eligible for Metro transportation will be issued a new ORCA Youth Card each school year. ORCA Cards from last year are no longer valid and will no longer work. 

    Required ORCA Card Application Form

    ORCA Card FAQ's

    Metro bus schedules:  

    Routes 891, 892, 894 only operate on school days with morning drop-off for 8:00 AM arrival and PM pick-up at 3:00 PM. Late-start Wednesdays will be served only by yellow MISD buses on the same Metro routes, 45 minutes later.
    Route 204 operates every day all year with hourly north and southbound service along the island.

    Metro Route 891 Map | Metro Route 892 Map | Metro Route 894 map

    Note: Metro bus schedules only list "way points". Other bus stops and routes nearest your location can be found on Google Maps by zooming in until the bus icon appears. Click on icon for route info. 

    Students can also access Metro bus schedules online by typing the route number here.
    You may also search for useful free public transportation apps for your mobile devices, such as Transit or OneBusAway.

    MISD Yellow Bus schedules:

    The MISD Yellow School Buses serve MIHS students along East Mercer Way north of SE 70th St. 

    Route 412 MIHS AM 
    Route 403 MIHS PM
    MIHS Late Start Weds. AM