Every day in Issaquah classrooms, we work toward our mission statement: "Our students will be prepared for and eager to accept the academic, occupational, personal and practical challenges of life in a dynamic global environment." As a District, this includes building an educational experience for students that has a strong foundation in core subjects, provides opportunities to discover personal passions and interests, develops competency in emerging technology, and helps students design an ethical compass so they can act as responsible, healthy national and international citizens. Our School Board has defined these essential learning goals in five "Ends for Students."
Overseen by the Teaching and Learning Services (TLS) department, the District’s academic program is based on consistent, standards-based curriculum and materials delivered with fidelity at the highest levels by skilled teachers. TLS provides powerful strategies, data, and resources to teachers, principals, and educational assistants as well as direct services to students, resulting in powerful learning.