At the March 5 School Board Meeting, the Board unanimously approved the names of both the New Elementary School in North Redmond and the New Elementary School in Redmond Ridge East, which will open in fall 2018.

Through partnerships with Lake Washington Schools Foundation, Lake Washington School District has established a District Innovation Program. It makes funding available to schools to implement innovative ideas. The goal is to celebrate and recognize innovative programs in our schools



Bus Drivers

As a bus driver in LWSD, you can:

  • Help children and your community
  • Work 4.5 hours a day, or more
  • Receive training & licensing from LWSD
  • Make a difference in the lives of children

Pay and Benefits

Substitute and regular bus drivers start at $24.80 per hour.

Regular bus drivers enjoy the following:

  • Earn $24.80 - $27.31 an hour
  • Earn attendance bonuses
  • Full medical, vision and dental benefits
  • Contributions to state retirement system

Bus drivers are required to complete the following:

  • Motor vehicle/driving report
  • Criminal background check
  • Pre-employment physical
  • All training will be provided by Lake Washington School District

Please note, Lake Washington School District began using a new job application system on December 1, 2017.
If you applied to our district in the past, you will need to complete a new application when applying for positions posted after December 1, 2017. The new application system is Frontline’s Recruit & Hire. If you have an active Frontline account elsewhere you may be able to import some of your application information.

Questions? Contact Mandy Allen at

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