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  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B+
  6. Health & Safety
    B+
  7. Administration
    B
  8. Sports
    B-
  9. Food
    C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B-
Lake Washington School District is a highly rated, public school district located in Redmond, WA. It has 27,886 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 20 to 1. According to state test scores, 78% of students are at least proficient in math and 85% in reading.
Address
16250 NE 74th St
Redmond, WA 98052
Telephone
(425) 936-1200

Lake Washington School District Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
85%
Percent Proficient - Math
78%
Average Graduation Rate
91%
Average SAT
1290
1,200 responses
Average ACT
29
503 responses
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Students

Diversity
B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
27,886
Free or Reduced Lunch
12.8%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
20:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$59,220
Teachers in First/Second Year
7.8%

Finances

Total Expenses
$394,891,000
Expenses Per Student
$11,546/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    61%
  • Support Services
    35%
  • Other
    4%

Lake Washington School District Reviews

35 reviews
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I loved how much they care for their students and staff. Lake Washington is constantly giving surveys to staff and students, in order to ensure our well being. They have made changes to the schedule, such as adjusting study hall times and styles, and adding another period onto the day, in order to give student the biggest opportunity for academic success. Not only that, but the my school in particular, Eastlake, is so focused on school spirit and the happiness of students.
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I have been a member of the Lake Washington School District since 1st grade. In that time, I have attended 4 different schools, and I can't say enough good things about the teachers and the academic programs they are pioneering to create the best opportunities possible for students!
Having spent 7 years in the school district, I can safely say that this is certainly one of the best in Washington state. The teachers at my particular high school, Tesla STEM High School, are all engaging and easy to get along with. In addition to that, there are plenty of opportunities outside of school provided by the district that help to garner new experiences. The majority of the students are very friendly, which applies to almost any school in this district, and the faculty are always very helpful. Ultimately, the only downside I have noticed is the food quality and the lack of resource maintenance in regards to materials used for science labs or educational tasks.