Lake Washington School District SAT scores well above state and national averages

    New test makes comparisons with past years difficult

    Redmond, Wash. – Lake Washington School District (LWSD) students continue to score higher on standardized tests than state and national averages. They scored on average 76 points higher on the SAT reading,and math test than the state and national averages in tests during the last school year.

    However, because a new SAT was given starting in January 2016, the averages cannot easily be compared to previous years.

    “I am proud of Lake Washington students,” noted Dr. Traci Pierce, superintendent. “Our students score well above state and national averages. These results show that our students and teachers are working hard every day.”

    A total of 1,103 students took the SAT this year. This number is down from a district high of 1,135 last year.

    Critical Reading Mathematics Writing
    LWSD 570 LWSD 583 LWSD 558
    State 501 State 506 State 581
    National 494 National 508 National 482


    About Lake Washington: Lake Washington School District is a high-performing public school district serving Kirkland, Redmond, and Sammamish, Washington. It is the fourth largest district in the state of Washington, with over 27,800 students in 52 schools.