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Redmond, Wash. – On April 30, 2020, Lake Washington School District (LWSD) sold a total of $118.85 million of tax-exempt refunding bonds, which will refinance $134 million of its existing debt, to take advantage of lower market interest rates. The refinancing will save the District’s taxpayers more than $18.6 million over the next nine years.

Redmond, Wash. – The State Board of Education (SBE), the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI), and the Educational Opportunity Gap Oversight and Accountability Committee (EOGOAC) have identified 391 schools statewide to receive recognition. Schools in Washington stand out for closing gaps, showing growth, and demonstrating achievement according to new data released by the state.

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    Awards and Recognition

    December 15, 2017

    8th Annual AP District Honor Roll RecipientLake Washington earns place on prestigious Advanced Placement District Honor Roll
    For the fourth year in a row, the College Board named Lake Washington School District to its Annual AP District Honor Roll.

    April 26, 2017

    LWSD recognized nationally for green cleaning practices
    LWSD received the “Grand Award for K-12 School Districts” from American School & University Magazine. This award recognizes healthy and sustainable approaches to cleaning to protect health without harming the environment.

    April 18, 2017

    2016 Washington Achievement Award Winner30 LWSD schools receive 2016 Washington Achievement Awards
    The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction and the State Board of Education announced 280 schools statewide will receive Washington Achievement Awards. Of those 280 schools, 30 are in Lake Washington School District (LWSD). More schools in LWSD earned awards than any other district including the two districts that serve more students than LWSD.

    April 13, 2017

    Pathway to the MBADistrict wins budget award from the Association of School Business Officials International
    The Association of School Business Officials International has awarded Lake Washington School District its Pathway to the Meritorious Budget Award. The award recognizes excellence in budget presentation during the 2016-17 budget year.

    January 4, 2017

    7th Annual AP District Honor Roll RecipientLake Washington earns place on prestigious Advanced Placement District Honor Roll
    For the third year in a row, the College Board named Lake Washington School District to its Annual AP District Honor Roll.

    November 2, 2016

    LWSD School Board named Lake Washington School District Board of Directors named "Board of Distinction"
    The Lake Washington School District Board of Directors was one of 24 school boards in Washington state to be named a “Board of Distinction” by the Washington State School Directors’ Association.

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