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Lake Washington School District holds an open enrollment period once each year for parents who want their children to attend a school other than their neighborhood school. Parents may apply between February 1-28 for a change to the school assignment for the 2019-20 school year for their student in grades 1-12.

As you may be aware, on January 25, Governor Inslee declared a public health state of emergency after reports of 31 confirmed cases of measles were identified in the state. We currently do not have any cases of measles in Lake Washington School District. 

If you live in Lake Washington School District (LWSD) and your child will be five years old on or before August 31, 2019, it is time to register them for Kindergarten.

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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)
    13 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 2018

    Elementary School: 14,961
    Middle School: 7,069
    High School: 7,957
    Total 29,987

    Enrollment Report