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 schools, 43% from independent, 11% from religiously affiliated schools, and 2% from homeschool or international.
GRADE LEVELS: 5-12. Major admission points in grades 5, 6, 7, and 9
Faculty of color: 23.15 percent
AVERAGE CLASS SIZE: 16
STUDENTS OF COLOR: 50 percent
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. ARTS PERFORMANCES:
30+ ADVANCED PLACEMENT:
While Lakeside does not offer AP courses, the intensity of our program meets or exceeds AP material. In spring 2014, 239 students sat for 452 examinations in 19 subjects. Eighty-three percent of the scores were 4’s and 5’s, and 98 percent were scores of 3 and above. 128 students earned AP Scholar recognition.
Class of 2014
42 National Merit semifinalists
38 National Merit Commended students
6 National Achievement Scholar Award winners
2 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. COLLEGE-BOUND GRADUATES:
100 percent of our graduates are accepted and ultimately enroll in four-year postsecondary institutions