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Police Chief for a Day – a first grader’s dream come true

Bryce Stubblefield, a first grade student at Twain Elementary School, wants to be a police officer when he grows up. And his dream is about to come true! The City of Kirkland Police Department chose Bryce to be their 2018 Police Chief for a Day.

Mead gives back to the community and connects families

Mead Elementary PTSA hosted a used book and clothing fair during the week of January 22, and a pancake breakfast on Friday. Students, parents, teachers and community members donated 5,419 books. The fair earned $1,100 for the school and provided teachers with 1,000 books for their classrooms.

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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 and boundaries.

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

31 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 2016

Elementary School: 14,549
Middle School: 6,650
High School: 7,809
Total 29,008

Enrollment Report