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Winter Olympics – Middle School Style

While most of the world eagerly waits for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics to begin tonight, LWSD middle school students are focused on a competition of their own. Inglewood, Evergreen, Finn Hill, Kamiakin and Redmond Middle Schools are competing in the Middle School Winter Olympics throughout February.

Police Chief for a Day – a kindergartener’s dream come true

Bryce Stubblefield, a first grade student at Twain Elementary School, wants to be a police officer when he grows up. And his dream is about to come true! The City of Kirkland Police Department chose Bryce to be their 2018 Police Chief for a Day.

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The goal of the communications department is to engage our communities, including parents, students, staff and community members. We provide information through a variety of media. Those communication tools include this website, social media, newsletters and more. Our goal is to provide all stakeholders the information they need. We also gather feedback to help the district make critical decisions and to continue to improve.

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What a technical world: students create robots in preparation for a future in the workforce

Students at Redmond High School come into their Computer Science and Engineering course with little to no programming skills. By the time they leave, students are creating working robots. The robots are so advanced that students use their own phones to control the machines via Bluetooth technology.


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Lake Washington School District (LWSD) is located between Lake Washington and the Cascade Mountains, to the east of Seattle. Covering 76 square miles, LWSD is the public school district for the cities of Kirkland and Redmond as well as about half of Sammamish. On the north end of the district, some Bothell and Woodinville residents also attend our schools. The district map shows school locations and boundaries.

Number of Schools

31 Elementary Schools (Grades K-5)
13 Middle Schools (Grades 6-8)
9 High Schools (Grades 9-12)

Note: exact grade levels may vary in choice schools. Schools that serve more than one grade level are counted in each grade level they serve.

Student Enrollment, October 2017

Elementary School: 14,797
Middle School: 6,859
High School: 7,916

Total: 29,572

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Student Ethnicity, October 2016

Hispanic/Latino of any race10.4%
American Indian/Alaskan Native0.2%
African American/Black1.7%
Asian25.9%
Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander0.1%
White54.1%
Two or more races7.5%

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