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Background Information:
A recent King5 News story about school ventilation systems has caused some confusion, so we would like to provide you with more comprehensive information regarding our district’s ventilations systems.

One of 325 schools recognized nationwide and only Washington school awarded

Redmond, Wash. – Rosa Parks Elementary School has been named a 2021 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance. 

Lake Washington School District is pleased to announce the selection of Pablo Ortega as its Director of Equity and Family Engagement. Mr. Ortega is currently the English Language Learner (ELL) and World Languages Program Director for Des Moines Public Schools.

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    Current COVID-19 data for in-person learning in LWSD

    Lake Washington School District takes all positive COVID-19 cases seriously. We have a comprehensive COVID-19 Positive Case Report Response process that includes reporting the case to Public Health, communicating information as needed to affected staff, parents/students (also called close contacts), and implementing our cleaning protocols that includes cleaning, disinfecting and sanitizing work spaces as required.

    Data on this website is refreshed weekly during the school year.

    Below is data for student/staff case numbers for the
    14-day period from September 11 - 24

    Estimated number of students and staff on campus1 Number of new positive student cases in last 14 days2 Number of new positive staff cases in last 14 days2
    33,740 31 8

    COVID-19 data by building

    Please note: Numbers for ICS and Emerson K-12 are located in the high school tab.

    1 Estimated number of students receiving in-person instruction plus the estimated number of staff that accessed a district building at least once during the 14-day period.

    A positive case is defined as a staff member or student who was present at work/school during the onset of their illness or presented symptoms at work/school and tested positive for COVID-19.

    LWSD data updated 9/27/2021.


    King County COVID-19 dashboards