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Boundaries updated to reduce overcrowding

Redmond, Wash. – This fall, a boundary committee will be convened to analyze and make recommendations for the attendance areas of the schools affected by current/potential overcrowding in the Lake Washington area.

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    Registration

    Welcome to Lake Washington School District!

    Lake Washington serves about 30,500 students (October 2021) in 57 schools. Our students live in Kirkland, Redmond, Sammamish and portions of Bellevue, Woodinville and unincorporated King County.

    New student registration  

    Please follow the steps below for online registration for a new K-12 student.

    If you need assistance with registration, please contact the school registrar. A phone number and contact email is found on the main webpage of each school. If you are unable to contact the school, please contact registrar@lwsd.org. Preschool registration information available here.

    Steps to register new students (grades K-12)

    Home-based instruction (homeschooling)

    Declaration of Intent to Provide Home-Based Instruction must be filed annually
    If you are a family who intends to provide your child or children home-based instruction in lieu of attendance or enrollment in a public school, an approved private school, or an extension program of an approved private school, you must file an annual declaration of intent to do so. Download the Declaration of Intent to Provide Home School Instruction here, or visit the district’s Resource Center (main floor) to obtain a copy.

    If partial Home School Instruction is requested, please also fill out the Request for Part-Time Attendance form.

    Transfer options: Attending a school other than the assigned neighborhood school

    In-District Variance Process: Students who live in the district

    Between District Transfers: Students who live outside the requested district

    Additional information for families