The Lake Washington School District (LWSD) Board of Directors has selected Dr. Jane Stavem to be the next Lake Washington School District Superintendent. From an impressive pool of applicants, Dr. Stavem emerged as the top choice to lead the district.

The Lake Washington School District Board of Directors interviewed five semifinalists in the Superintendent Search process on Friday, June 22. As a result, the Board has selected three finalists to advance in the process.



    Replacement Educational Programs & Operations (EP&O) Levy

    Proposition 1
    • We want to ensure our students have access to staff, programs, and course offerings to be successful and graduate future ready
    • The Educational Programs & Operations levy funds program and operations needs not funded by the state
    • The levy expires every four years
    • The 2018 levy replaces the expiring levy and decreases the tax rate

    What is funded?

    CategoryItems Funded
    Staffing for Programs, Safety & Security
    • Certificated and classified staff for Special Education, Highly Capable and English Learner programs
    • Substitutes
    • Nurses
    • Health room staff, campus security staff
    • Transportation staff
    Professional Learning
    • New Teacher Support Program
    • Five (5) professional learning days in August
    • Training, workshops, in-service, professional fund, professional learning
    Athletics & Extracurricular Activities
    • Athletic Directors
    • Coaches
    • Athletic Trainers
    • Athletic Advisors
    Additional Course Offerings
    • 7-period high school day to support 24-credit graduation requirement
    • Summer learning programs
    Early Learning
    • Head Start, Ready Start and Special Education preschool
    Average annual amount per year$63.5 million

    Replaces an expiring levy with a $0.23 per thousand AV tax rate decrease.

    Total Cost = $1.03 per thousand of assessed value