Welcome to InterMountain ESD

Scaling New Heights of Excellence

The IMESD is committed to working with school districts to implement programs and services to make every student successful, provide high quality teaching and develop long-term economic vitality for rural communities in eastern Oregon. The IMESD has served the students of this region since 1863.

Chronic Absenteeism: Stop the Bullying

bullied childBullying can lead to regular absences, not to mention trauma. If you suspect your child may be being bullied, it’s important to check in with the school. Children often resist this, worrying that it will make things worse, but your child’s safety is extremely important to us and we need to know.

Chronic Absenteeism: Spotlight on Hermiston School District

HSD logo"Hermiston School district has set the goal of increasing attendance by 5% this year. The district will make focused efforts with students who are considered “Chronically Absent”.  To help with this, the district has assembled an attendance team that will meet throughout the year to evaluate data, implement attendance initiatives and guide the district in meeting their new attendance goal.