At the March 5 School Board Meeting, the Board unanimously approved the names of both the New Elementary School in North Redmond and the New Elementary School in Redmond Ridge East, which will open in fall 2018.

Through partnerships with Lake Washington Schools Foundation, Lake Washington School District has established a District Innovation Program. It makes funding available to schools to implement innovative ideas. The goal is to celebrate and recognize innovative programs in our schools



Accelerated Programs

Teacher helping student on laptop in computer lab.

AP District Honor RollLake Washington School District provides accelerated academic programs for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. These programs are designed to meet the learning styles and needs of students with superior intellectual, academic, and creative abilities. Children who demonstrate exceptional ability, exceed grade level standards in literacy and math, and possess strong motivation to excel are good candidates.


Contact Accelerated Programs

Phone: 425-936-1238

Accelerated Programs Staff
Heather Sanchez, Director
Diane Durant, Supervisor
Suzanne Hurd, Administrative Secretary
Britt Galen, Accelerated Programs Psychologist

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.