Lake Washington Education Association 10604 NE 38th Pl, Kirkland, WA98033 If you work for Lake Washington School District and need help with official forms, this is the association for you. LWEA…More helps workers who need to update forms including beneficiary, changes to marriage status, addition of new family members or any change in beneficiaries listed when originally hired. Contact LWEA with any questions and to help with forms.
Community School Elementary 11133 NE 65th St, Kirkland, WA98033 Community School Elementary in Kirkland was the first choice elementary school in the Lake Washington School…More District in 1971. Community school is a learning environment of approximately 75 students in three multi-age classes, grades 1 through 6. The school includes three classes: Youngers, Middles and Olders. There are numerous opportunities in the school day for children to interact with the students and teachers of all classes.
Founded by a group of parents in 1994, Discovery is one of three "Choice" elementary schools in the Lake Washington…More district. It couples parental participation with developmentally appropriate curriculum in a smaller, supportive environment. Housed at Carl Sandburg Elementary on Finn Hill, students are grouped in three multi-aged classes: grades one and two, three and four, and five and six.</p>
<p>Teachers and parents foster a noncompetitve family environment and provide hands-on, real-life lessons. Results of standard state testing show scores that compare favorably with state and district averages</p>
Kamiakin Junior High School 14111 132nd Ave NE, Kirkland, WA98034 Kamiakin Junior High School is in the highly regarded Lake Washington School District. Grade levels 7-9 have the…More opportunity to study the basics -- language arts, math and social studies, as well as options such as foreign languages. Extra curricular activities include sports such as girls' badminton, boys' tennis and wrestling. There are sports for every quarter. The Quest Program for gifted students has a full-time program at Kamiakin. There is an active PTSA helping to make the school experience positive for students and parents.
International Community School 11133 NE 65th St, Kirkland, WA98033 International Community School (ICS) is a Choice School, open to students from around Lake Washington School District.…More The school's focus is on six core content areas: international studies, humanities, world languages, the arts, science and math. The school's emphasis is on depth of understanding and interconnected learning. ICS is ranked #17 out of the best U.S. high schools by 2007 <em>U.S. News and World Report </em>
One of Lake Washington School District's "Choice" schools, open to students grades 6-9 across the district,…More Environmental and Adventure School offers a nature-based curriculum focusing on the interdependence of people and the environment. Education is outdoors focused, with regular field trips and stewardship projects. Core subjects are language arts, social studies, science, math, Spanish, art, fitness and health, with a focus on research, writing, technology and oral presentations.</p>
<p>Results of standard state tests in 2008-09 found students scoring well above state and district averages in virtually every category. Environmental School is housed in one building at Finn Hill Junior High, and students have full access to all facilities. New classrooms will be provided for the Environmental School with the completion of a major modernization project at Finn Hill in the fall of 2011.</p>
One of the oldest schools in Kirkland, founded in 1907 and last modernized in 2005, Juanita is a diverse school with…More almost half the student body Asian, Pacific Islander, Hispanic or Black. A traditional elementary school that is academically strong, Juanita's students consistently score above state averages in standard state tests and above district averages in many, with strong scores particularly in reading and math.</p>
<p>The school offers the Quest program for highly capable students, and used a state grant to integrate an arts program into its curriculum. It has also developed a Life Skills program to improve student behavior.</p>
<p>Recognizing its diversity, Juanita serves as one of the Lake Washington district's satellite schools for the English Language Learners program.</p>