Lakeside at a Glance
ENROLLMENT: Lakeside has 838 students, 270 at the Middle School and 568 at the Upper School (50% boys, 50% girls). Currently enrolled students represent 203 sending schools.
43% of Lakeside students come from public schools, 42% from independent, 13% from religiously affiliated schools, and 2% from homeschool or international.
GRADE LEVELS: 5-12. Major admission points in grades 5, 6, 7, and 9. Admission to grades 8, 10, 11, and 12 based on attrition.
FACULTY AND INSTRUCTIONAL SUPPORT EMPLOYEES: 106
Faculty of color percentage: 25%
AVERAGE CLASS SIZE: 16
STUDENT RACIAL BREAKDOWN: 44% European-American, 22% Asian-American, 19% Multiracial, 6% African-American, 2% Latino/Hispanic-American, 1% Middle Eastern-American, 6% Other.
STUDENTS RECEIVING FINANCIAL AID:
30 percent, totaling nearly $6 million in tuition aid. The average tuition for a financial aid recipient is $8,000. Lakeside also offers aid of over $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 2015, 221 students sat for 396 examinations in 25 subjects. Seventy-eight percent of the scores were 4’s and 5’s, and 96 percent were scores of 3 and above. 45 students earned AP Scholar recognition.
Class of 2015
33 National Merit semifinalists
45 National Merit Commended students
4 National Achievement Scholar Award winners
4 National Hispanic Recognition Award winners
62 percent of senior class recognized
Lakeside is an A-size school playing in the AAA Seattle Metro league for most upper school sports. Through 2014-15, Lakeside teams have won 150 league titles and 75 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.