Issaquah High School is located in the heart of Issaquah. At 100 years old, IHS is the District’s oldest high…More school, and is in one of its newest buildings.
Issaquah High School moved into Phase 1 of a new, state-of-the-art building in fall 2010. This first phase brought 56 regular classrooms, 12 science labs, commons, athletics facilities, library, and many outstanding specialty areas. Phase II, housing a Performing Arts Center, music, art, and shop facilities opened in September 2011.
Listed among US News’ top high schools in the nation, IHS offers rigorous curriculum in core areas including Advanced Placement (AP) programs in math, science, social studies, language arts, world languages, and computer science. IHS offers technical and vocational courses and rounds out student experiences with fine arts, visual arts, and theatre arts.
IHS starts classes late every Wednesday for two hours of staff collaboration.
Beaver Lake Middle School was one of the Issaquah School District’s first schools to launch a Respect and…More Responsibility program and has been a model for other District and regional youth leadership programs. Their Leadership Development class is a regional model for youth leadership programs. WASL scores in reading, writing, mathematics, and science are consistently among the highest in Washington State.
For the last several years, Beaver Lake students have spearheaded some major humanitarian projects. One of these, the “Africa Project” included sending two 40-foot shipping containers of clothing, shoes, toys, and school supplies to Underberg, South Africa. Staff, students, and parents have traveled during the summer to present the items and document the trip for students back home.
Beaver Lake starts classes late every Wednesday for two hours of staff collaboration.