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Teacher Appreciation

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! We want to recognize and honor all our outstanding teachers who are the heart and soul of education. Thank you, teachers, for working hard each and every day to elevate our students to become successful in school and beyond. We celebrate you today and every day!

One of just 50 schools across the country with this distinction

Redmond, Wash. – Ella Baker Elementary in Redmond has been recognized as a National School of Character. This is the first time a school from Washington state has been recognized with this award. The recognition comes from Character.org, an organization dedicated to empowering people of all ages to practice and model core values.

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    Early Entrance to Kindergarten

    Kindergarten Early Entrance Instructions

    The application window is now open for the 2022-23 school year.

    Applications will be accepted from February 17, 2022 to June 30, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.  

    • Student must reside in the LWSD boundaries during the application window to apply. 
    • Late and incomplete applications are not accepted. 

    Early Entrance to Kindergarten

    General Information

    In the state of Washington, students must be five years old by August 31 to register for kindergarten. Children whose fifth birthday fall between September 1 and November 30, and whose parents believe to be exceptionally qualified for kindergarten, may apply for early entrance to kindergarten. Children whose fifth birthday falls after November 30 are not eligible to apply for early entrance to kindergarten.
     

    Please read the Early Entrance to Kindergarten FAQs before completing the application.

    Please contact the Accelerated Programs office at 425-936-1238 if you have questions about the early entrance to kindergarten process.