Amidst the uncertainty, Insight School of Washington stands ready to help students succeed in the new school year

TACOMA, Washington– (BUSINESS WIRE) –$ LRN #Back to school–Insight School in Washington (ISWA), a full-time online public school serving K-12 students statewide, is ready to kick off the new school year and provide students with a cohesive education option designed to help them achieve reach their full potential. ISWA students and teachers will open their laptops to start the 2021-2022 school year today, September 1.

For most parents, the new school year comes with cautious optimism. Many families have realized during the pandemic that going to school online is a safe alternative that allows them to focus on their child’s future. According to a recent survey conducted by Stride, Inc.91% of parents agree that it is important for their children to have multiple school options, including full-time online or a hybrid model that mixes online and in-person learning. And nearly two-thirds of parents would consider a full-time online public school after their virtual education experience related to the 2020 pandemic.

Despite widespread evidence of a lost learning ‘COVID slide’ for students in the United States during the pandemic, Stride K12-powered schools like ISWA have reported lower learning loss rates than those reported in national studies. And in some cases, students enrolled in Stride K12 schools have experienced learning gains. To better serve Washington families, ISWA has expanded the offered grade levels for grades 6 through 12 to become a comprehensive kindergarten through grade 12 program.

“We are delighted with this school year and everything that lies ahead,” said Cecily Kiester, school principal for ISWA. “The past year has been unique and at times tough for parents and students. However, we are proud to have remained consistent throughout these challenging months, providing students with a fully online, high-quality option for their education. With the addition of grades K to 5, this will be our best year yet! ”

Students choose online learning for a variety of reasons, including advanced learning, a bully-free environment, and the flexibility to support extracurricular activities or medical needs while maintaining the focus on academics. ISWA’s online platform gives students the opportunity to pursue their academic goals in a supportive environment and at a pace appropriate for their learning style.

ISWA is still accepting registrations for the 2021-2022 school year. To find out more and how to register, visit ISWA, or download the Stride K12 mobile app for iOS and Android devices, where families can enroll, prepare for the first day of school, and track students’ academic progress throughout the school year.

About Insight School of Washington

Insight School of Washington (ISWA) is a full-time, online, public school program in the Quillayute Valley School District serving Washington students in Kindergarten to Grade 12. As a public school, ISWA is tuition-free and offers families the choice of accessing the curriculum and tools provided by K12, a Stride Company (NYSE: LRN). Stride offers learners of all ages a more effective way to learn and develop skills for their future. For more information on ISWA, visit


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