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For the 2021 school year, there are 27 public schools serving 12,358 students in Kirkland, WA. Kirkland has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Washington.
The top ranked public schools in Kirkland, WA are International Community School, Northstar Middle School and Discovery School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Kirkland, WA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 72% (versus the Washington public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 80% (versus the 61% statewide average). Schools in Kirkland have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 5% of Washington public schools.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the Washington public school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Kirkland, WA Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    International Community School Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Math: 95% | Reading: 98%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    11133 Ne 65th St
    Kirkland, WA 98033
    (425) 936-2380

    Grades: 6-12 | 438 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Northstar Middle School Alternative School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    10903 Ne 53rd St
    Kirkland, WA 98033
    (425) 936-1760

    Grades: 6-8 | 90 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Discovery School Alternative School
    Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    12801 84th Ne
    Kirkland, WA 98034
    (425) 936-2704

    Grades: K-5 | 69 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Environmental & Adventure School Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    8040 Ne 132nd
    Kirkland, WA 98034
    (425) 936-2355

    Grades: 6-8 | 139 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Kirkland Middle School Math: 81% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    430 18th Ave
    Kirkland, WA 98033
    (425) 936-2420

    Grades: 6-8 | 613 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Thoreau Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    8224 Ne 138th
    Kirkland, WA 98034
    (425) 936-2720

    Grades: K-5 | 462 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Lake Washington High School Math: 71% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    12033 Ne 80th
    Kirkland, WA 98033
    (425) 936-1700

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,705 student
  • Rank: #88.
    Kirk Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1312 6th Street
    Kirkland, WA 98033
    (425) 936-2590

    Grades: K-5 | 560 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Sandburg Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    12801 - 84th Ave Ne
    Kirkland, WA 98034
    (425) 936-2700

    Grades: PK-5 | 460 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Lakeview Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    10400 Ne 68th
    Kirkland, WA 98033
    (425) 936-2600

    Grades: K-5 | 565 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Keller Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    13820 - 108th Ne
    Kirkland, WA 98034
    (425) 936-2580

    Grades: K-5 | 363 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Franklin Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    12434 Ne 60th
    Kirkland, WA 98033
    (425) 936-2550

    Grades: K-5 | 455 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Emerson K-12 Alternative School
    Math: 60-79% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    10903 Ne 53rd Street
    Kirkland, WA 98033
    (425) 936-2311

    Grades: K-12 | 60 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Twain Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    9525 130th Ave Ne
    Kirkland, WA 98033
    (425) 936-2730

    Grades: K-5 | 602 students
  • Rank: #15-1615.- 16.
    Bell Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    11212 Ne 112th
    Kirkland, WA 98033
    (425) 936-2510

    Grades: PK-5 | 434 students
  • Rank: #15-1615.- 16.
    Juanita Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    9635 Ne 132nd
    Kirkland, WA 98034
    (425) 936-2570

    Grades: PK-5 | 404 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Juanita High School Math: 61% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    10601 Ne 132nd
    Kirkland, WA 98034
    (425) 936-1600

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,485 student
  • Rank: #1818.
    Finn Hill Middle School Math: 69% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    8040 Ne 132nd St
    Kirkland, WA 98034
    (425) 936-2340

    Grades: 6-8 | 633 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Rose Hill Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    8044 128th Ave Ne
    Kirkland, WA 98033
    (425) 936-2680

    Grades: K-5 | 473 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Muir Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    14012 132nd Ave Ne
    Kirkland, WA 98034
    (425) 936-2640

    Grades: PK-5 | 435 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Frost Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    11801 Ne 140th
    Kirkland, WA 98034
    (425) 936-2560

    Grades: K-5 | 424 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Kamiakin Middle School Math: 55% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    14111 132nd Ave Ne
    Kirkland, WA 98034
    (425) 936-2400

    Grades: 6-8 | 586 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Emerson High School Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    10903 Ne 53rd St
    Kirkland, WA 98033
    (425) 936-2300

    Grades: 9-12 | 54 students
  • Rank: #24-2724.- 27.
    Community School Alternative School
    11133 Ne 65th
    Kirkland, WA 98033
    (425) 936-2395

    Grades: 1-5 | 71 students
  • Rank: #24-2724.- 27.
    Futures School Alternative School
    10601 Ne 132nd
    Kirkland, WA 98034
    (425) 936-1635

    Grades: 9-12 | 27 students
  • Rank: #24-2724.- 27.11605 132nd Ave Ne
    Kirkland, WA 98034
    (425) 739-8100

    Grades: 11-12 | 309 students
  • Rank: #24-2724.- 27.
    Open Doors At Lwit Alternative School
    11605 132nd Ave Ne
    Kirkland, WA 98034
    (425) 739-8274

    Grades: 11-12 | 442 students
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