All Lake Washington School District students have the right to public education. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Plyler vs. Doe (457 U.S. 202 (1982)) that undocumented children and young adults have the same right to attend public primary and secondary schools as do U.S. citizens and permanent residents. Lake Washington does not ask for or collect immigration status information.
Genevieve Menino, a teacher at Juanita High School, was named the 2017 Washington Association for Career and Technical Education Teacher of the Year.
Four students graduate in the first-ever LWSD Summer Graduation ceremony on Aug. 3.
Students at Tesla STEM High School competed in the Internet Science and Technology Fair (ISTF), sponsored by the University of Central Florida’s College of Engineering and Computer Science.
Twelve LWSD students walked away with awards at the June 29-July 2Future Business Leaders of America National Leadership Conference.
High School Websites
There are four neighborhood high schools in the district. In addition, five choice high schools serve specific needs and interests, including academic rigor, an increased pace of study, vocational programs and project-based learning.