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Boundaries updated to reduce overcrowding

Redmond, Wash. – This fall, a boundary committee will be convened to analyze and make recommendations for the attendance areas of the schools affected by current/potential overcrowding in the Lake Washington area.

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    Application Process

    Accelerated Programs applications

    The application window is open from 8:00 a.m. September 19 through 11:59 p.m. on October 20.

    Important dates

    To be considered for Highly Capable services, all families must direct apply during our open application window (September 19-October 20) to participate in our assessment cycle. 

    No applications will be accepted after this deadline. 

    Cognitive and academic assessments will take place between September 2022 through February 2023 for LWSD students. Assessments will occur during the school day at your child's assigned school. Private/home school students will follow the same timeline, and assessments will take place either at the assigned LWSD school or LWSD Resource Center. 

    Students who meet the screening criteria will receive communication from the Accelerated Programs Department about next steps in the eligibility process.

    Visit Washington Administrative Code Chapter 392-170 and Revised Code of Washington Chapter 28A.185 for information on Washington state regulations for highly capable services. 

    Referral process

    Students are referred for Highly Capable services by parents, staff or community members by filling out an application form. To nominate your child, parents must apply for their student to be considered for highly capable services. Please contact the Accelerated Programs office at 425-936-1238 or QuestHiCapInfo@lwsd.org if you need a paper copy of the application or if you need an application in a language other than English. 

    Please note: Students must reside in the LWSD boundaries to apply for and participate in Highly Capable programs.