Mercer Island School District Gets Top Ranking on Recent Survey

The Mercer Island School District has long been known for its high emphasis on academics and extra-curriculars, and 2017-2018 reports show Mercer Island reigning over other Washington School Districts. Noted as a “friendly environment,” the district (MISD) strives to foster children and young adults by converting information into knowledge.

In a recent survey of over 9,500 schools, performed by BackgroundChecks.org awards the Mercer Island School District as Washington’s best public-school system. Mercer Island yields a 96.6% graduation rate, which is 15+% higher than the state-wide average of 81.9%.

Other top-producing schools include (2) the Lake Washington School District, (3) the Snoqualmie Valley School District, (4) the Bellevue School District, and (5) the Camas School District.

Though these figures vary from the Niche.com analysis, Niche also uses reviews from students and parents to configure their Best Schools. Their algorithm sets the Mercer Island School District as the second in Washington state. Check out this list of top school districts in Washington state, from Niche.com.

Complete and update report cards can be found on any school district and individual school statewide from the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction Washington State Report Card portal.

In such a diverse and ever-changing world, Mercer Island sets the example in education and sets its children as their top priority and offers accelerated and advanced courses to facilitate their learning.