Lakeside at a Glance
ENROLLMENT: Lakeside has 824 students, 266 at the middle school and 558 at the upper school (50% boys, 50% girls). Currently enrolled students represent 203 sending schools.
44% of Lakeside students come from public shools, 43% from independent, 11% from religiously affiliated schools, and 2% from homeschool or international.
GRADE LEVELS: 5-12, with major admissions entry points in grades 5, 6, 7, and 9.
Faculty of color: 21.5 percent
Faculty with advanced degrees: 79 percent
AVERAGE CLASS SIZE: 16
STUDENTS OF COLOR:
STUDENTS RECEIVING FINANCIAL AID:
30 percent, totaling $5.5 million in tuition aid. The average tuition for a financial aid recipient is $7,500. Lakeside also offers aid of $600,000 to support students for costs above and beyond tuition.
Middle School: 12,300 volumes
Upper School: 100,000+ print and e-book volumes
ARTS PERFORMANCES: 30+
While Lakeside does not offer AP courses, the intensity of our program meets or exceeds AP material. In Spring 2012, 249 Upper School students sat for 461 examinations in 22 subjects. 82% scored 4s and 5s, and 95% scored 3 or better. Fifty-two seniors have earned AP Scholar Award recognition.
Class of 2013:
41 National Merit semifinalists
48 National Merit Commended students
3 National Achievement Scholar Award winners
5 National Hispanic Recognition Award winners
63 percent of senior class recognized
Lakeside is an A-size school playing in the AAA Seattle Metro league for most upper school sports. Through 2013-14, Lakeside teams have won 147 league titles and 74 state championships. The middle school teams compete in the Seattle CYO league.
100 percent of our graduates are accepted and ultimately enroll in four-year postsecondary institutions