Our six elementary schools are hosting Kindergarten Parent Information Nights on Thursday, March 10 at 6 p.m. Registration packets will be available at this event. Schools will begin accepting completed kindergarten registration packets on Tuesday, March 15.
For more than 30 years, Lake Stevens School District has offered a preschool program to prepare early learners for long-term educational success. Today, the district’s Early Learning Center serves 180 students in two programs that pair research-based curriculum with child development principles to promote kindergarten readiness.
Lake Stevens School District is pleased to announce a continued district-wide partnership with Lund Orthodontics and Milestone Kids Dentistry. As part of the district's Partners in Education program, staff members from both organizations will support student learning in Lake Stevens' schools through volunteerism, oral hygiene education, sponsorships and hosting field trips to their office.
The Lake Stevens School District Board of Directors unanimously approved a resolution for a $116 million bond proposition at its Oct. 28 meeting. The bond will allow the district to build a new elementary school and Early Learning Center; replace and expand selected buildings at Lake Stevens High School, make districtwide safety and security improvements and districtwide health, safety, educational and infrastructure improvements.
Lake Stevens School District launched a Thoughtexchange survey in September and early October to obtain community feedback on two proposed project options to address overcrowding and aging facilities throughout the district. The feedback from our stakeholders helps us to better understand the needs and values of our community in regards to our facilities. School personnel and the Board of Directors thoroughly reviewed all of the feedback and will use it to shape our plans and direction.
Career and Technical Education classes are growing at Cavelero Mid High School and Lake Stevens High School. CTE classes integrate academics with technical skill development to help prepare students for higher-level courses in college or a career after high school.
Last spring third- through eighth-graders and 10th- and 11th-graders took the new Smarter Balanced Assessment in English Language Arts and math. Lake Stevens School District's students once again outperformed their peers statewide in all assessed categories. Our students’ assessment scores also led other Snohomish County school districts in the majority of tested areas.
For the fourth year in a row, the Lake Stevens Board of Directors approved the refinancing of a portion of the 2005 and 2006 bonds that will result in a decrease in interest payments for taxpayers equaling more than $990,780 over the life of the bond. The combined refinances save taxpayers a total of $3.3 million over the life of the bonds.