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LWSD bus driver puts students first during smoke scare

Wade Minor, Lake Washington School District bus driver, acted quickly when smoke appeared in the back of the bus. Minor was transporting approx. 20 students when a mechanical issue forced him to pull over the afternoon of Sept. 6.

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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.

    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 2017

    Elementary School: 14,787
    Middle School: 6,859
    High School: 7,916
    Total 29,572

    Enrollment Report