Students in Lake Washington High School’s AP US Government & Politics classes get first-hand experience in the legislative process. As part of the class, students crafted Senate Bill (SB) 5171, which bans gender-based price discrimination on similar products
Programs and Services
Programs and services are available to ensure academic success for every student, including assistance for gaining English language proficiency, services for Native American students, and services to reduce the effects of poverty on student learning.
Accelerated academic programs are available to students in grades kindergarten through 12. These programs are designed to meet the needs of highly capable learners by providing instruction beyond the scope of the general education classroom.
The Assessment Team works with other departments at LWSD in the oversight and delivery of state assessments, surveys and other assessments. Learn about surveys by grade level, calendar and assessment purposes, as well as special accommodations.
LWSD holds high expectations for its student athletes. Students are expected to make a strong personal commitment to rules of training and conduct in order to maintain a strong, healthy body and represent their school in an exemplary fashion.
Learn about doing business with Lake Washington School District. View the district budget and financial reports, as well as information about how tax dollars are used in public school districts, bidding opportunities, district building use and more.
College and Career Readiness provides opportunities for every student to access rigorous and relevant career-connected learning that prepares students for post-secondary success and access to high-skill and in-demand jobs.
Read recent student, staff and district news. View general district information, such as the number of schools in LWSD and student enrollment data, as well as publications from the district, including the Connections newsletter and our annual report.
View the current curriculum for elementary and secondary students, as well as information on the curriculum adoption process. Learn about the standards on which all teaching in LWSD is based, the assessment framework in the district and more.
LWSD Elementary Band and Orchestra Program provides an opportunity for fourth and fifth graders to learn to play an instrument, read music and perform for an audience. Program locations are based on school of attendance.
The Equity & Family Engagement department is committed to racial, gender and ability equity for all. The department supports activities related to diversity and outreach to close opportunity gaps for students of color, students with disabilities; and traditionally underserved student groups.
LWSD is Building on Success. View status updates on the 2016 Bond Projects. Learn about the district's current and past construction and modernization projects. Also, view the Six-year Capital Facilities Plan.
View employee group agreements and the LWSD Affirmative Action Plan. Find links to personnel policies and other helpful resources.
This Language Access Service portal helps guide our families to the resources they need to have successful communication with the district.
Lake Washington preschool focuses on providing children and families with a successful first school experience. Families with a four-year-old child living within the LWSD boundaries of are eligible to apply for the preschool program.
Lake Washington School District's Print Center provides quality service at a competitive cost to schools and departments in Lake Washington School District, PTSAs and local non-profit organizations.
Keeping students safe is a critical responsibility. The district and schools plan and practice safety and emergency preparation. These efforts involve staff, students and parents, as well as local fire and law enforcement departments.
View information about Special Education, 504 and Health Services. Learn how the district provides students with disabilities or health-related challenges the tools and resources to benefit from their educational program.
Learn about programs and services that support student academic success, safety and social-emotional well-being. View information about efforts to prevent harassment, intimidation and bullying.
Summer school programs are updated each year in the late spring. Offerings are subject to change, but may include core academics, enrichment camps, accelerated math and invitation-only special education programs.
LWSD has a long-standing commitment to sustainability. Lake Washington is a recognized leader in sustainability practices and education in the region. The district won a 2015 McKinstry Champions of Sustainability award.
LWSD provides technology to enable teaching and learning. View information about technology in the classroom and Mobile Access for Students. Find the student laptop handbook, laptop tips and the Parents' Guide to Technology.
Learn which neighborhood school your children will attend and view bus stop information, including a link for bad weather bus information. Also, view suggested walk and bike routes for each school.