VIBE – Community ⋅ Connected ⋅ Active
NOTABLE – Connected to the Seattle and Eastside metro areas by Interstate-90, Mercer Island offers a small-town feel with front row commute options that are the envy of surrounding local cities and a draw for many residents.
SIZE – 22,000 residents
HOUSING – Mid-Century Modern, NW Contemporary, Craftsman, new construction, townhomes, and condos
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The Mercer Island School District serves approximately 4300 students at 4 elementary schools. 1 middle school, 1 high school and 1 alternative high school program. The district enjoys a wide-spread reputation for quality and excellence with achievement test scores at the elementary, middle, and high school levels consistently the highest in the state.
Mercer Island has a diverse group of neighborhoods spanning many generations of home building. Lush and green, the Island offers and abundance of parks and recreation opportunities on and off the water. Just a hop, skip and jump from the hustle and bustle of the city, Mercer Island has a true small town community feel where neighbors connect with neighbors. Here’s a sampling of some of the Island’s many neighborhoods (click to see photos and info):