Gibson Ek High School is an option school open to any Issaquah School District students who are looking for a more independent, project-based approach to learning. With no traditional classes or grades, Gibson Ek students learn through self-directed projects that reflect their interests. Certificated teachers guide and assess students as they work. Twice a week, students intern with regional businesses and organizations to explore career interests. Gibson Ek’s population of about 200 represents a wide diversity of goals, from competitive college admission to entrepreneurship to careers in a trade or the arts.