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First day of preschool 2020

Building updated as part of 2016 bond passed by voters

Redmond, Wash. – Staff cheered Monday, September 14, as the first preschool student walked confidently into the Early Learning Center at Old Redmond Schoolhouse. It is the first time in more than 20 years that Lake Washington School District (LWSD) has held classes in the building. 

 

Ben Rush Green Team

Three schools in Lake Washington School District were named 2020 Sustaining Green Schools by King County Green Schools in June. Environmental & Adventure School (EAS) qualified for the recognition for the first time this year. The shared campus of Carl Sandburg Elementary and Discovery Community School have earned the recognition for five consecutive years.

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    About Us

    Looking out toward the water from a dock.

    Lake Washington School District (LWSD) is located between Lake Washington and the Cascade Mountains. The district is east of Seattle and covers 76 square miles. LWSD is the public school district for the cities of Kirkland, Redmond and about half of Sammamish. On the north end of the district, some Bothell and Woodinville residents also attend our schools. The district map shows school locations.

    Mission
    Each student will graduate prepared to lead a rewarding, responsible life as a contributing member of our community and greater society.

    Vision
    Every student Future Ready:

    • Prepared for college
    • Prepared for the global workplace
    • Prepared for personal success

    Strategic Plan
    Student Profile

    Number of Schools

    33 Elementary Schools (grades K-5)
    14 Middle Schools (grades 6-8)
    9 High Schools (grades 9-12)

    Note: grade levels may vary in choice schools. Schools that serve more than one grade level are counted in each grade level they serve.

     

    Student Enrollment, October 2019

    Elementary School: 15,379
    Middle School: 7,345
    High School: 8,382
    Total 31,106

    Enrollment Report