Mercer Island High School
) is a public high school
located in Mercer Island
in the U.S.
, as part of the Mercer Island School District
As of the 2005-06 school year, the school had an enrollment of 1,460 students and 67.2 classroom teachers (on an FTE
basis), for a student-teacher ratio of 21.7., National Center for Education Statistics
. Accessed November 1, 2007.
Awards and recognition
During the 2006-07 school year, Mercer Island High School was recognized with the Blue Ribbon School
Award of Excellence by the United States Department of Education
,Tuinstra, Rachel. , The Seattle Times
, September 23, 2006. Accessed October 16, 2007., United States Department of Education
. Accessed May 11, 2006., Journal Inquirer
, November 16, 2006. "The Blue Ribbon award is given only to schools that reach the top 10 percent of their state's testing scores over several years or show significant gains in student achievement. It is considered the highest honor a school can achieve."Viers Mill School Wins Blue Ribbon; School Scored High on Statewide Test; The Washington Post
. September 29, 2005 "For their accomplishments, all three schools this month earned the status of Blue Ribbon School, the highest honor the U.S. Education Department can bestow upon a... Read More