Lakeside Middle School
13510 1st Avenue NE
Seattle, WA 98125-3099
Lakeside Upper School
14050 1st Avenue NE
Seattle, WA 98125-3099
The mission of Lakeside School is to develop in intellectually capable young people the creative minds, healthy bodies, and ethical spirits needed to contribute wisdom, compassion, and leadership to a global society. We provide a rigorous and dynamic academic program through which effective educators lead students to take responsibility for learning.
We are committed to sustaining a school in which individuals representing diverse cultures and experiences instruct one another in the meaning and value of community and in the joy and importance of lifelong learning.
Lakeside School fosters the development of citizens capable of and committed to interacting compassionately, ethically, and successfully with diverse peoples and cultures to create a more humane, sustainable global society. This focus transforms our learning and our work together.
Lakeside at a Glance
Lakeside has 793 students:
(50% boys, 50% girls)
GRADE LEVELS: 5-12
Faculty of color: 20.5 percent
Faculty with advanced degrees:
AVERAGE CLASS SIZE: 16
STUDENTS OF COLOR:
STUDENTS RECEIVING FINANCIAL AID:
29 percent, totaling $4.6 million. The average tuition for a financial aid recipient is $7,000. Lakeside also offers aid of $600,000 to support students for costs above and beyond tuition.
Middle School: 10,000 volumes
Upper School: 27,500 volumes
ARTS PERFORMANCES: 30+
ADVANCED PLACEMENT (Spring 2011)
While Lakeside does not offer AP courses, the intensity of our program meets or exceeds AP material. In May 2011, 265 students from the classes of 2011-2014 sat for 471 examinations in 24 subjects. 78% scored 4s and 5s, and 94% scored 3 or better. Fifty seniors have earned AP Scholar Award Recognition.
NATIONAL MERIT (Class of 2012)
31 National Merit semifinalists
40 National Merit Commended students
5 National Achievement Scholar Award winners
3 National Hispanic Recognition Award winners
60 percent of senior class recognized
Lakeside is an A-size school playing in AAA classification for most sports
139 League Titles
71 State Championship Titles
100 percent of our graduates are accepted and ultimately enroll in four-year postsecondary institutions
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