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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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    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