Choice School Application Form

The Choice School application window for the 2024-25 school year is 9:00 a.m. November 1, 2023 - December 1, 2023. This application is only for private school/homeschool students. LWSD families must apply through ParentSquare.


For information about attendance areas, please visit our attendance areas webpage.
Residence or LWSD employee confirmationrequired
Current LWSD students must enter the Choice School lottery through ParentSquare. Applications submitted through this online form will not be considered.



Student information

First Name
Middle Initial (optional)
Last Name
Must contain a date in M/D/YYYY format



Primary parent/guardian information

First Name
Last Name



Secondary parent/guardian information (optional)

First Name
Last Name



Proof of residency

To verify residency, parents/guardians must provide two of the items listed below (each bullet counts as one item). All addresses on the documents must match the address of your residence. You will need to present original documents. 

  • Government Mail (e.g. vehicle registration, Good to Go! bill, letter from Social Security, immigration, unemployment, DMV, USPS Change of Address confirmation letter, or election ballot. Correspondence from the Lake Washington School District does not qualify as Government Correspondence.
  • Mortgage Statement or Homeowner’s Insurance Policy Declaration or Property Tax Statement. 
  • Unexpired Lease/Rental Agreement and include the contact information of the lessor/landlord.
  • Utility bill dated within the last 2 months. Accepted utilities include water, sewer, gas, electricity, or garbage (the mailing and service address must be the residence address). Cable, internet and phone bills are not accepted.

If you are part of the Washington State Address Confidentiality Program, an official letter from the Address Confidentiality Program stating the attendance area school fulfills the requirement to establish residency in the Lake Washington School District. You must submit a renewed letter to the school each year.

Additional verification of guardianship and/or residency may be required.

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Current school information


Select school(s) below for entry into the lottery for the 2024-25 school year.

Cambridge Program (Grades 9-12)
Community School (Grades 1-5)
Discovery Community School (Grades 1-5)
Environmental & Adventure School (Grades 6-8)
Explorer Community School (Grades 1-5)
International Community School (Grades 6-12)
Mead STEM Program (Grades 1-5. ONLY for students who live in the Mead attendance boundary)
If you select the Mead STEM Program, please verify that your student lives in the Mead attendance area.
Northstar Middle School (Grades 6-8)
Renaissance School of Art & Reasoning (Grades 6-8)
Stella Schola (Grades 6-8)
Tesla STEM High School (Grades 9-12)

For the Kindergarten Choice School application, please go to the Choice School page and select the Kindergarten application.

To apply to the Einstein Dual Language Program for grades 1-5 please go the the Choice School page and select the Dual Language Program application.



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