Rosa Parks Elementary Earth Day 2021

Make that Friday-night pizza delicious and nutritious with fresh, home-grown vegetables. As part of Earth Week, the Rosa Parks Elementary PTSA distributed seeds and soil for students to plant at home.

Lake Washington School District (LWSD) is partnering with Seattle Visiting Nurse’s Association (SVNA) to offer free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics for eligible LWSD students, families, and staff. SVNA is preparing to administer more than 4,000 doses at four clinics the weekend of May 22 and 23.

Rare property inside the urban growth boundary

Redmond, Wash. – Lake Washington School District (LWSD) closed yesterday on a 25.46-acre property in Redmond, Washington, that will support continued growth in LWSD. The site is a large and unique parcel called Park 188, formerly owned by Cadman.



    High School Highly Capable Program Services

    High school girls writing during an AP class.

    AP Late/Second Semester Registration Update

    Late and second semester class registration will be available for Advanced Placement examinations on February 8 through February 26, 2021. For information related to registering for any Advanced Placement examinations please contact your high school AP Coordinator who will give you a join code for the section you wish to join. The coordinator will also be able to give you contact information for your school bookkeeper regarding payment, please see below for the fees. The deadline for payment is 4:00 p.m. February 26, 2021.

    High School AP Coordinators 

    Exam Dates
    The 2020-2021 AP Exam administrations will be administered in May, 2021. The exact dates and times will be announced in February.
    For more information please check this link.

    Lake Washington School District Fees for May 2021 AP Exams are as follows:

    Type Description Cost per Exam
    On-time order Exam ordered and paid for between September 1, 2020 and October 30, 2020 (College Board charges $94 per exam and LWSD adds a $2 charge per exam to cover administration costs)     $96
    Late order        Exam ordered between February 1 and February 19, 2021 (College Board adds a $40 per exam late fee and LWSD adds a $10 per exam late fee)  $146
    Unused/Canceled exam CollegeBoard has waived all cancellation fees for AP Exams for the 2020-21 school year  $0 cancellation fee

    Important Notes:

    1. Late order fees do not apply to AP courses that are single semester AP courses offered in the second semester.  
    2. Late fees ($50 per exam for exams ordered after October 30, 2020) apply to all students including students who qualify for reduced fee exams.


    Contact Accelerated Programs

    Phone: 425-936-1238
    Fax: 425-936-1325
    Department email:

    Accelerated Programs Staff
    Becky Kadrmas, Director
    Janette Cimburek, Administrative Supervisor
    Amanda Olson, Administrative Professional
    Jennifer Rusch, Administrative Professional
    Britt Galen, Accelerated Programs Psychologist
    Crystal Batlle, Instructional Specialist

    Mailing address:
    Lake Washington School District
    Accelerated Programs Office
    P.O. Box 97039
    Redmond, WA 98073

    Lake Washington School District Resource Center
    16250 N.E. 74th Street
    Redmond, WA 98052

    For a complete list of Accelerated Programs staff, please visit the Highly Capable Programs Staff Directory.

    Gifted Education Advisory Council (GEAC)
    Gifted Education Advisory Council is a parent-led committee that supports the gifted education program in Lake Washington School District.