Teacher Appreciation

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! We want to recognize and honor all our outstanding teachers who are the heart and soul of education. Thank you, teachers, for working hard each and every day to elevate our students to become successful in school and beyond. We celebrate you today and every day!

One of just 50 schools across the country with this distinction

Redmond, Wash. – Ella Baker Elementary in Redmond has been recognized as a National School of Character. This is the first time a school from Washington state has been recognized with this award. The recognition comes from, an organization dedicated to empowering people of all ages to practice and model core values.



    Special Use of School Busses

    File: EEAD

    Special Education Transportation to Out-of-District Facilities

    The board authorizes the transportation of children to out of district facilities only when the Lake Washington Schools cannot provide the specific education service. Reasonable requests for such transportation shall be made to the transportation department through the Special Services Department. Requests shall be honored under the following conditions.

      1. That the education service in question has been approved by the Lake Washington School District.
      2. That the Lake Washington School District retains the right to determine the mode of transportation and reimbursement regulations.
      3. If, in the judgment of the Lake Washington School District personnel, services for a child do exist within the Lake Washington District, and those services are refused by the parent, no transportation assistance shall be provided by the district.



    RCW 28A.160.040 through 28A.160.120
    WAC 180-20-105 through 180-20-106

    School District Trades Bargaining Council Agreement, Appendix A, Sections. 1.7 through 1.9

    Field Trips and Excursions IICA

    A bus mechanic with tools and supplies in front of a school bus