The Mercer Island Schools Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to maintaining and improving education in…More Mercer Island public schools.
The Foundation holds several community fundraisers a year to support the schools, such as the annual Phone-a-Thon Campaign and the Breakfast of Champions event in April. Money raised from those events are invested in hiring more educators for the school district, investing in a new curriculum, buying new textbooks, classroom materials and supporting classroom enrichment and professional development. Last year, the popular Bridge the Gap campaign raised more than $850,000.
Mercyvet 2705 76th Ave SE, Mercer Island, WA98040 Mercyvet is a holistic veterinarian office that supports and promotes education on ways to treat and care for…More pets, as well as client participation in the healing process. Mercyvet believes in nurturing the human-animal bond with a staff that is dedicated to ensuring that the the best medical decisions are always made for your pets, who are part of your family.
Edward Jones Investments — Albert Angel 7650 SE 27th St, Mercer Island, WA98040 This Edward Jones Investments office is headed by Albert Angel. He helps clients with their investment goals, whether…More for retirement, insurance, estate, education, capital markets and more.
American Alliance of Jews & Christians (AAJC) PO Box 58, Mercer Island, WA98040 Founded by local Rabbi Daniel Lapin, American Alliance of Jews & Christians is a non-profit educational organization…More that fosters dialogue and connections between Christians and Jews. The organization supports "traditional Judeo-Christian values" and distributes promotional CDs and e-mails.
Emmanuel Day School 4400 86th Ave SE, Mercer Island, WA98040 Emmanuel Day School is a non-profit, non-religious preschool (despite its location) next to the Emmanuel Episcopal…More Church. It offers four programs for preschool youngsters that stress social skills, writing, problem solving and math. It has aligned itself with the goals of the National Association for the Education of Young Children. The Emmanuel Day School fills enrolment quickly so parents are advised to apply for positions for their children early in the year.
Mercer Island Community Fund P.O. Box 751, Mercer Island`, WA98040 The Mercer Island Community Fund collects, invests and distributes money to various organizations that work to improve…More life and the community on Mercer Island. It works with organizations that promote cultural, environmental, health and social welfare goals, as well as charities, educational programs and recreational programs. Organizations may submit grant applications to be considered for aid; those receiving grants have included the Mercer Island Parks and Recreation Department, the Mercer Isnad Farmers' Market and more.
The Andover School 4736 W Mercer Way, Mercer Island, WA98040 The Andover School is a year-round preschool with a location in West Seattle as well as one serving Mercer Island. The…More school offers programs for students ages 2 through pre-K and focuses on organic and holistic learning, including general education lessons as well as dramatic play and cooking classes. Some activities and programs include social skills, sharing, recycling, shapes, numbers, pre-reading and math, etiquette classes and much more. The school offers a changing and unique curriculum; check the main website for details or for information on enrollment.
Lisa's Little School 6513 81st Ave SE, Mercer Island, WA98040 Lisa's Little School is a licensed day care center. The school, led by Lisa Given, has been on the Island since the…More 1990s and offers care and programs for children ages 2 through 4. The center offers age appropriate activities, including reading, social activities, sports and more. Given has previously won the Mercer Island Preschool Association’s Exceptional Educator of the Year Award in 2009.
CHILD (Children's Institute for Learning Differences) 4030 86th Ave SE, Mercer Island, WA98040 CHILD is an award-winning, year-round special eductaion school for children with learning differences and…More behavioral disorders, such as ADHD and autism spectrum conditions. CHILD's mission is to provide innovative school programs and therapies that promote social, emotional and academic development for children with special needs. Teachers develop individual education plans and employ occupational therapy, speech therapy and mental health counseling to rehabilitate students so they can return to a traditional classroom.