Equitable Access

We provide all students with the time, support and instruction needed to meet high standards. We believe in meeting every student at every level to help them achieve new heights.

Monroe School District to Offer COVID-19 Testing

Beginning October 12, 2021, Monroe School District will begin offering optional COVID-19 testing for free, Monday - Friday at the district administration office from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for students and their families.

NEW Opportunities for Student Representatives on the School Board

With our commitment to equitable access for all students as our focus, we have made changes to our board policy and procedure pertaining to student representatives on the school board. As we move into the 2021-22 school year, there will now be two student representative positions open to any junior or senior in the Monroe School District.

School Board Statement on Equity

The Monroe School District (MSD) Board of Directors firmly believes that being anti-racist, and eliminating racial inequities, discrimination, and institutional bias will increase achievement and graduation rates for our students while closing achievement and opportunity gaps.

New Training Provided to Paraeducators

As a district, we have put a lot of time and energy this year into developing engaging, relevant and meaningful lessons for our paraeducators that align with the new standards of practice. It is our goal to support our paraeducators by equipping them with the necessary tools to be successful in their vital roles, which ultimately benefits all of our students.

Opportunities for the Freshman Class of 2023

Next year, all MHS freshmen will be required to take 9th Grade Academy, which is a new course designed to teach important lessons in study and organizational skills, managing mental health and having a growth mindset. In addition, September 3rd is freshman orientation day for all ninth grade students at MHS.

Hidden River Middle School Shifts Culture to Improve Every Student's Success

In addition to their recognition from from the Washington State Office of the Superintendent (OSPI) for the inclusion of special education students in the general education classroom, and being named a model Professional Learning Community (PLC) school by Solution Tree last year, the Hidden River staff are now being featured on the ReadyWA's website for their commitment to improving every student's success.

Grading for Learning at HRMS

At Hidden River Middle School, our staff have an "All Means All" commitment to our students, meaning that we are committed to ensuring every single student at Hidden River meets or exceeds the essential state learning standards. Our staff has identified our school-wide grading practices to be an area in which we would like to improve. We have set goals for improvement and have been working hard this year to change how we report grades to ensure they are a true reflection of students' progress in meeting the state learning standards.