The Issaquah School District Capital Projects Department manages land acquisition, planning and design, bidding, construction, modernization and renovation of schools and District facilities.
Equity is about treating all children as the individuals that they are, not treating all children the same. The ISD is deeply committed to ensuring that all students receive what they personally need to develop to their full potential and succeed.
The Human Resources Department is dedicated to being a resource to staff and committed to implementing staff support systems for our colleagues who work to ensure that students become honorable, thinking, skillful citizens, prepared for and eager to accept the challenges of life in a dynamic global environment.
The Special Services program serves students with disabilities from birth through twenty-one years who reside within district boundaries. Special education services include individualized, specially-designed instruction in academic, self-help, communication, motor, vocational and social skill areas.
The Communications Department services include the District website, district social media, intranet for staff, publications, calendars, long range planning, and media relations.
The Finance Department encompasses most aspects of school and district money management. These include budgeting, enrollment projections, accounting, payroll and benefits, accounts payable and receivable, purchasing, inventory control, and asset management.
The ISD serves students in grades 6-8 at six middle schools, Beaver Lake Middle School, Cougar Mountain Middle School, Issaquah Middle School, Maywood Middle School, Pacific Cascade Middle School, and Pine Lake Middle School.
Providing powerful strategies, data, and resources to teachers, principals, and educational assistants resulting in each student learning well is the department's mission. We accomplish our mission through direct services to students and guidance, support, and resources for educators.
The Elementary Education department supervises elementary schools, full day kindergarten, early entrance, science tech magnet programs, pre-k summer school, and supervision of 16 elementary principals.
The ISD serves students in grades 9-12 at three comprehensive high schools, Issaquah High School, Liberty High School and Skyline High School, and an innovative high school, Gibson Ek High School. Our District also educates young offenders while they serve their sentences at the state’s Echo Glen Children’s Center in Snoqualmie.
The Operations Department is responsible for many of the non-academic activities involved in running a modern school district, including transportation, food service, building and grounds maintenance, custodial services, facilities scheduling, energy management, building and student security, and emergency preparation.
The transportation department’s mission is to provide safe, reliable, efficient, and professional student transportation for the Issaquah School District. Drivers, mechanics, trainers, and office staff work seamlessly together to provide the highest level of service.