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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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    Change of service & opting out of service

    Current LWSD Highly Capable Students

    Students participating in LWSD highly capable services may opt to withdraw from highly capable services at any time by submitting the Change of Service Request to the Accelerated Programs Office. Students attending a LWSD school may receive differentiated instruction in their LWSD classroom and will remain identified as highly capable in LWSD regardless of participation. Students opting out of Full-Time Quest may request participation in either Pull-Out Quest or K5HC services. Students opting out of Pull-Out Quest may request participation in K5HC services.

    If a family wishes to have their student return to highly capable services, they may submit a Change of Service Request. All Change of Service requests to return to services will be reviewed by the Multidisciplinary Selection Committee.

    Change of Service Request Form

    Deferment of Services

    Newly identified highly capable students may opt to defer services from the originally offered start date by completing a Change of Services Request. Students will remain identified as highly capable. Students attending a LWSD school may receive differentiated instruction in their LWSD classroom. After deferring highly capable services, parents who wish to begin previously offered services may complete a Change of Service Request.

    Returning LWSD Students

    Students who return to LWSD after moving out of district boundaries and who previously received highly capable services in LWSD should complete the Transfer Form found on the Accelerated Programs Transfer Students webpage for review by the Multidisciplinary Selection Committee.

    Notes

    • Students must reside in LWSD boundaries to participate in LWSD Highly Capable Services.
    • If your student is returning to services after having opted out or having opted for a different level of services, please also submit Residency Verification with your Change of Service Request.
    • School assignment and classroom placement are subject to change.

    Please visit the Accelerated Programs website or contact the Accelerated Programs office by email at QuestHiCapInfo@lwsd.org or by phone at 425-936-1238 for more information.