Mercer Island School District 2016-2017 Year in Review

December 18, 2017 | by Erin Sirianni

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Students in the Mercer Island School District are now on a two-week school break, and families, teachers, and staff are now turning their focus to holiday celebrations and vacation plans.

This time of year also brings the release of reports by the Mercer Island School District (MISD) and the Mercer Island Schools Foundation (MISF) that reflect back on the 2016-2017 school year. Additionally, the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) has published “report cards” for each public school in Washington State.

Read on to learn about the MISD and MISF reports along with links to OSPI report cards for each of Mercer Island’s public schools.

Mercer Island School District releases 2016-2017 Annual Report

The Mercer Island School District (MISD) has released its 2016-2017 annual report, which highlights student achievement; the district’s 2020 Vision & Mission; enrollment and test score information; and more.

Click the image above for the complete PDF report.

Here’s a complete outline of the report:

  • A letter from Mercer Island School District Donna Colosky
  • The Mercer Island School District’s 2020 Vision & Mission
  • 13 points of pride (awards and achievements by students, teachers, and schools)
  • A list of 110 colleges and universities that MIHS 2017 graduates are attending
  • 2017 Pathfinder Award Winners
  • 7 Fundamentals (goals) of the MISD 2020 Vision & Mission and examples for each on how the district is implementing these goals through various school programs and activities
  • 2016-2017 Student enrollment and demographic information
  • 2016-2017 Financial revenues and expenditures
  • 2016-2017 Test scores (SBA, EOC, AP, SAT & ACT)
  • Mercer Island School District Board of Directors

Read the full report >>

Mercer Island Schools Foundation 2016-2017 Impact Report now available

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The Mercer Island Schools Foundation (MISF) has also published its annual impact report, including 2016-2017 revenues and distribution of funding and more.

Every year, the foundation supports Mercer Island students with approximately $2 million in private donations. These funds support special projects and educational opportunities that are not funded (or only partially funded) by the MISD budget.

Last school year, the foundation raised its highest-ever amount in its 36-year history – a total of $1,955,167.

Learn more about MISF by reading the MISF Impact Report >>

2016-2017 OSPI Report Cards

Additionally, the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) report cards are now available, in which you can learn demographic information, test scores, and more about the Mercer Island School District and schools:
Mercer Island School District
West Mercer Elementary School
Northwood Elementary School
Island Park Elementary School
Lakeridge Elementary School
Islander Middle School
Mercer Island High School

You can also visit the OSPI website to compare date between schools and districts. Visit the OSPI’s “Compare my School” tool >>

Do you have a student in the Mercer Island School District?  What was the highlight of the 2016-2017 school year for your family?