Hello, ISD Community! Today I am excited to share my progress on the first half of my First 100 Days. So far, my work has been centered on listening and learning.
Here's a video I filmed to share a bit about how I've been inspired by our students and staff as I visited our schools and service sites.
The next 50 days of the plan are focused on engaging with you. As a part of this phase, I’d like to invite all students, families, community members and staff to a Community Forum from 5-6:30 p.m. on Oct. 20 at the Administration Building, 5150 220th Ave. S.E., Issaquah. I’ll share more about the format and topics soon.
This event will be hosted in-person only. We will have interpreters available.
Students enrolled in the 2020-2021 school year.
Classroom teachers in the 2019-2020 school year.
Of our teachers have a master's degree or higher.
Of our students attend regularly.
School Highlights & Programs
Our students will be prepared for and eager to accept the academic, occupational, personal and practical challenges of life in a dynamic global environment.
Meet Principal Vanessa Garcia!
Hi, Cougar families! If I haven’t had the pleasure of meeting you in person yet, allow me to introduce myself. I have been in education for 22 years, and have worked in the ISD for three of those years. My favorite kind of music is Country. I am from Texas, and one destination on my travel bucket list is Greece!
Multi-Tiered Systems of Support
MTSS is shaping the student experience at our school and throughout our district. Multi-Tiered Systems of Support, or MTSS, is a nationally recognized, evidence-based framework guiding our approach to academics, social emotional learning, behavior and attendance.
Dual Language Immersion Program
Our Spanish-English Dual Language Program, also known as two-way immersion, uses a 50:50 model. Fifty percent of the instruction occurs in English and fifty percent of the instruction is in Spanish. The goal is to balance the number of students in each class with half who are native Spanish speakers and half who are English speakers. Students are exposed to the same curriculum as their peers while also having the opportunity to learn a second language.