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Welcome to Cougar Mountain Middle School!

Welcome to Cougar Mountain Middle School! Located in Issaquah, WA, Cougar Mountain Middle School serves approximately 625 students in grades 6-8. More about Our School.

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WEB Leaders begin Student Mentorships!

CMMS successfully kicked off student mentorships with lots of positive relationships being built!

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Performing Arts!

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By the Numbers


Students enrolled in the 2022-23 school year.

In December of 2021, Cougar Mountain student leadership completed the writing of the school's first ASB Constitution, held their first student leadership election and conducted their first ASB meeting. Go, Falcons!


Classroom teachers in the 2021-22 school year.

In the 2021-22 school year, our teachers had an average of 11.6 years of experience.


Of our teachers have a master's degree or higher.

To find the contact information for one of our teachers or staff, visit the directory (use the menu option at the top right to access the directory).


Of our students attend regularly.

This data is from the 2021-22 school year, the most recent year available from OSPI.

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School Highlights & Programs

Our students will be prepared for and eager to accept the academic, occupational, personal and practical challenges of life in a dynamic global environment.

Principal Erin McKee

Meet Principal Erin McKee!

Hi, Falcon families! My favorite part of being a principal is greeting our students each morning. A few fun facts about me: If I could only eat one cuisine for the rest of my life, it would be Japanese food. My bucket list includes attending a Beyoncé concert. I’m really good at parallel parking. 

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Responsible Citizenship

Students will understand and respect their freedoms and responsibilities as members of the ISD community and global world at large. They will move forward in all aspects of their lives by applying the ethical and equitable values fostered in their education.

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Comprehensive Awareness

Students will receive extensive social-emotional support each year of their educational career. In addition, they will learn life skills to support all aspects of their growth, including collaboration, goal setting, physical health, creativity, and resilience.

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