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Redmond, Wash. – On April 30, 2020, Lake Washington School District (LWSD) sold a total of $118.85 million of tax-exempt refunding bonds, which will refinance $134 million of its existing debt, to take advantage of lower market interest rates. The refinancing will save the District’s taxpayers more than $18.6 million over the next nine years.

Redmond, Wash. – The State Board of Education (SBE), the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI), and the Educational Opportunity Gap Oversight and Accountability Committee (EOGOAC) have identified 391 schools statewide to receive recognition. Schools in Washington stand out for closing gaps, showing growth, and demonstrating achievement according to new data released by the state.



    Child Care Resources

    Childcare services

    We know that this extended school closure will impact many of our families. The district has worked with community partners to provide child care for students in grades K-5. Priority will go to health care providers and first responders.

    The YMCA and Boys & Girls Clubs of King County are providing care for families in our district that need care. They have multiple locations to choose from. See below for contact and registration information.


    Use the links below to register for programs by location:

    Use these Visual Instructions to assist you with registering. This is a NEW process to allow flexibility for families by providing daily options. If you have any questions, please email

    First responders and health care providers of direct services will have $0 fees for this program. Please send an email to before registering to receive your special coupon code to zero out the payment. 

    If families are in economic distress or just need additional support to complete critical work, the Y will provide scholarships and they can email

    Boys & Girls Clubs of King County

    Programs are available at their Kirkland and Sammamish locations. There is a joining fee of $50. The organization is waiving the daily cost of $25 per person for health care providers and first responders until school districts reopen.

    Jamie Heil, Area Director | 206.348.5088

    Donations to YMCA and Boys & Girls Clubs of King County

    Both the YMCA and the Boys & Girls Clubs are accepting donations to support the work they are doing supporting families during this difficult time.

    Care for Pre-K

    At this time, the following centers have ability to take on additional pre-K students during the school closure:

    Redmond KinderCare
    6534 E Lake Sammamish Pkwy NE, Redmond, WA 98052

    Rose Hill KinderCare
    15202 Redmond Way, Redmond, WA 98052