The Bellevue School District serves about 19,000 students in 28 schools and serves students living in Bellevue and the smaller surrounding communities of Clyde Hill, Medina, Hunts Point, Yarrow Point and Beaux Arts, and portions of Issaquah, Kirkland, Newcastle, Redmond and unincorporated King County.
The Issaquah School District serves nearly 20,000 students in 15 elementary schools, five middle schools, three comprehensive high schools, and one choice high school spread among 110 square miles in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains.
Lake Washington School District serves approximately 29,000 students at 31 elementary schools, 13 middle schools and 9 high schools. Its footprint covers 76 square miles and is the public school district for the cities of Kirkland and Redmond, and portions of Sammamish, Bothell and Woodinville.
The Mercer Island School District serves approximately 4300 students at 4 elementary schools. 1 middle school, 1 high school and 1 alternative high school program. The district enjoys a wide-spread reputation for quality and excellence with achievement test scores at the elementary, middle, and high school levels consistently the highest in the state.
Northshore School District serves more than 21,000 students in Bothell, Kenmore, Woodinville and areas of unincorporated King and Snohomish counties. The district is known statewide and nationally for academic excellence at its 20 elementary schools, 6 junior high schools, 3 comprehensive high schools, and an alternative high school.
Spanning 32.5 square miles, Renton School District serves approximately 14,000 students in pre-K through 12th grade at 4 high schools, 3 middle schools, 14 elementary schools, and an early childhood center.
Seattle Public Schools is the largest K-12 school system in Washington state, serving nearly 55,000 students in 99 schools. They have a staff of about 9,000, which includes about 3,100 teachers.
The Shoreline School District serves Shoreline and Lake Forest Park. The district, just north of Seattle, serves about 9,000 students with a highly dedicated staff and a mission to help each student reach his or her full potential.
The Seattle-Eastside region is blessed with an abundance of amazing private schools. Here are several third-party websites to help evaluate each school’s strengths, limitations, academic profiles, reviews, and rankings.