Lake Washington School District

16250 Ne 74th St
Redmond, WA 98052
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%

Top Rankings

Lake Washington School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Washington for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 1%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 1%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 1%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 58 public schools serving 30,730 students in Lake Washington School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public schools in Washington.
Public Schools in Lake Washington School District have an average math proficiency score of 67% (versus the Washington public school average of 50%), and reading proficiency score of 75% (versus the 59% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Lake Washington School District are International Community School, Nikola Tesla Stem High School and Northstar Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Lake Washington School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Washington.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the Washington public school average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (WA)
# Schools
58 Schools
2,554 Schools
# Students
30,730 Students
1,081,849 Students
# Teachers
1,754 Teachers
63,220 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Lake Washington School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 300 school districts in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 94% has increased from 92% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (WA)
Overall District Rank
#3 out of 306 school districts
(Top 1%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Lake Washington   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
79%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lake Washington   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of WA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
85%
61%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lake Washington   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of WA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
(18-19)
93%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Lake Washington   School District and public school graduation rate of WA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.68
0.68
# American Indian Students
55 Students
13,580 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
11,259 Students
92,008 Students
% Asian Students
37%
9%
# Hispanic Students
3,258 Students
273,267 Students
% Hispanic Students
11%
25%
# Black Students
706 Students
50,542 Students
% Black Students
2%
5%
# White Students
12,770 Students
539,033 Students
% White Students
42%
50%
# Hawaiian Students
37 Students
14,335 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
2,525 Students
95,978 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
9%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
352
19,133
# Students in K Grade:
2,135
78,032
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,341
74,636
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,379
78,568
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,483
79,256
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,400
78,860
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,452
79,997
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,464
80,030
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,360
83,057
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,421
85,096
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,340
87,205
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,236
84,558
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,198
82,586
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,169
90,835
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $19,388 is higher than the state median of $19,148. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $20,273 is higher than the state median of $19,607. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
This School District
This State (WA)
Total Revenue
$596 MM
$20,715 MM
This chart display total revenue of Lake Washington   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$623 MM
$21,212 MM
This chart display total spending of Lake Washington   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$19,388
$19,148
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Lake Washington   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$20,273
$19,607
This chart display average spending per public school student in Lake Washington   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Lake Washington School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
International Community School
Alternative School
Magnet School
Math: 96% | Reading: 97%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
11133 Ne 65th St
Kirkland, WA 98033
(425) 936-2380
Grades: 6-12
| 430 students
Rank: #2 - 42. - 4.
Nikola Tesla Stem High School
Alternative School
Magnet School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
4301 228th Ave Ne
Redmond, WA 98053
(425) 936-2770
Grades: 9-12
| 610 students
Rank: #2 - 42. - 4.
Northstar Middle School
Alternative School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
10903 Ne 53rd St
Kirkland, WA 98033
(425) 936-1760
Grades: 6-9
| 88 students
Rank: #2 - 42. - 4.
Stella Schola
Alternative School
Magnet School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
13505 Ne 75th Street
Redmond, WA 98052
(425) 936-2475
Grades: 6-8
| 88 students
Rank: #55.
Samantha Smith Elementary School
Math: 91% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
23305 Ne 14th St
Sammamish, WA 98074
(425) 936-2710
Grades: K-6
| 602 students
Rank: #66.
Laura Ingalls Wilder Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
22130 Ne 133rd
Woodinville, WA 98077
(425) 936-2740
Grades: PK-6
| 340 students
Rank: #77.
Explorer Community School
Alternative School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
7040 208th Ne
Redmond, WA 98052
(425) 936-2533
Grades: 1-6
| 60 students
Rank: #88.
Rosa Parks Elementary School
Math: 90% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
22845 Ne Cedar Park Crescent
Redmond, WA 98053
(425) 936-2650
Grades: K-6
| 537 students
Rank: #99.
Rachel Carson Elementary School
Math: 88% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1035 - 244th Ave Ne
Sammamish, WA 98074
(425) 936-2750
Grades: PK-6
| 476 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Environmental & Adventure School
Alternative School
Magnet School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8040 Ne 132nd
Kirkland, WA 98034
(425) 936-2355
Grades: 6-9
| 138 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Evergreen Middle School
Math: 89% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6900 208th Ave Ne
Redmond, WA 98053
(425) 936-2320
Grades: 6-9
| 739 students
Rank: #1212.
Elizabeth Blackwell Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3225 - 205th Pl Ne
Sammamish, WA 98074
(425) 936-2520
Grades: K-6
| 459 students
Rank: #1313.
Inglewood Middle School
Math: 86% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
24120 Ne 8th St
Sammamish, WA 98074
(425) 936-2360
Grades: 6-9
| 1,174 students
Rank: #1414.
Eastlake High School
Math: 81% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
400 228th Ne
Sammamish, WA 98074
(425) 936-1500
Grades: 9-12
| 2,302 students
Rank: #1515.
Ella Baker Elementary School
Math: 86% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
9595 Eastridge Drive Ne
Redmond, WA 98053
(425) 936-2790
Grades: K-5
| 456 students
Rank: #1616.
Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
23823 Ne 22nd
Sammamish, WA 98074
(425) 936-2620
Grades: K-6
| 477 students
Rank: #1717.
Louisa May Alcott Elementary School
Math: 89% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4213 - 228th Ave Ne
Redmond, WA 98053
(425) 936-2490
Grades: K-6
| 579 students
Rank: #1818.
Norman Rockwell Elementary School
Math: 87% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
11125 - 162nd Ave Ne
Redmond, WA 98052
(425) 936-2670
Grades: K-6
| 437 students
Rank: #1919.
Horace Mann Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
17001 Ne 104th
Redmond, WA 98052
(425) 936-2610
Grades: K-6
| 304 students
Rank: #2020.
Margaret Mead Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1725 216th Ave Ne
Sammamish, WA 98074
(425) 936-2630
Grades: K-6
| 589 students
Rank: #2121.
Kirkland Middle School
Math: 84% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
430 18th Ave
Kirkland, WA 98033
(425) 936-2420
Grades: 6-9
| 542 students
Rank: #2222.
Albert Einstein Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
18025 Ne 116th
Redmond, WA 98052
(425) 936-2540
Grades: K-6
| 472 students
Rank: #2323.
Benjamin Rush Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6101 152nd Ave Ne
Redmond, WA 98052
(425) 936-2690
Grades: PK-6
| 597 students
Rank: #2424.
John J. Audubon Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3045 180th Ne
Redmond, WA 98052
(425) 936-2500
Grades: K-6
| 455 students
Rank: #2525.
Renaissance School Of Art And Reasoning
Alternative School
Magnet School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
400 228th Ave Ne
Sammamish, WA 98074
(425) 936-1544
Grades: 6-9
| 93 students
Rank: #2626.
Redmond High School
Math: 75% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
17272 Ne 104th
Redmond, WA 98052
(425) 936-1800
Grades: 9-12
| 2,161 students
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Mark Twain Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
9525 130th Ave Ne
Kirkland, WA 98033
(425) 936-2730
Grades: K-6
| 615 students
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Redmond Middle School
Math: 78% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
10055 166th Ave Ne
Redmond, WA 98052
(425) 936-2440
Grades: 6-9
| 953 students
Rank: #2929.
Peter Kirk Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1312 6th Street
Kirkland, WA 98033
(425) 936-2590
Grades: K-6
| 583 students
Rank: #3030.
Henry David Thoreau Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8224 Ne 138th
Kirkland, WA 98034
(425) 936-2720
Grades: K-6
| 411 students
Rank: #3131.
Discovery Community School
Alternative School
Math: 70-79% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
12801 84th Ne
Kirkland, WA 98034
(425) 936-2704
Grades: K-6
| 65 students
Rank: #3232.
Rose Hill Middle School
Math: 79% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
13505 Ne 75th
Redmond, WA 98052
(425) 936-2460
Grades: 6-9
| 933 students
Rank: #3333.
Lake Washington High School
Math: 69% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
12033 Ne 80th
Kirkland, WA 98033
(425) 936-1700
Grades: 9-12
| 1,930 students
Rank: #3434.
Redmond Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
16800 Ne 80th
Redmond, WA 98052
(425) 936-2660
Grades: K-6
| 535 students
Rank: #3535.
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
12434 Ne 60th
Kirkland, WA 98033
(425) 936-2550
Grades: K-6
| 401 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Lake Washington School District?
Lake Washington School District manages 58 public schools serving 30,730 students.
What is the rank of Lake Washington School District?
Lake Washington School District is ranked #18 out of 300 school districts in Washington (top 10%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2018-2019 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Washington school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 1%), Highest math proficiency (Top 1%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 1%), Highest graduation rate (Top 5%), Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Lake Washington School District?
42% of Lake Washington School District students are White, 37% of students are Asian, 11% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Lake Washington School District?
Lake Washington School District has a student/teacher ratio of 18:1, which is higher than the Washington state average of 17:1.
What is Lake Washington School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $20,273 is higher than the state median of $19,607. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 58 schools
  • Grades: 01-12
  • Enrollment: 30,730 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 5% in WA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

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