LAKE STEVENS SCHOOL DISTRICT

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2016-17 & 2017-18 Elementary School Boundary Map

 
District Boundary Map

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Download the 2016-17 & 2017-18 Boundary Map PDF


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2016-17 & 2017-18 Middle School Boundaries:

  • Mt Pilchuck, Sunnycrest and Highland Elementary Schools go to North Lake Middle School
  • Skyline, Hillcrest and Glenwood Elementary Schools go to Lake Stevens Middle School


Update  


Board approves new elementary boundaries

The Lake Stevens School District Board of Directors unanimously approved new elementary boundaries at its Feb. 8 meeting. The new boundaries will go into effect at the start of the 2018-19 school year. 


Why were the boundaries changed?

In February 2016, Lake Stevens voters approved a $116 million school construction bond to build the district’s seventh elementary school—Stevens Creek Elementary School—a new Early Learning Center and to expand and modernize Lake Stevens High School. With the addition of Stevens Creek, district elementary school boundaries needed to be adjusted to determine which students will attend the new school and to reduce the number of students in many of our existing schools.


Who created the proposed boundaries?

The proposed boundaries were created by a Boundary Committee, made up of administrators, staff members, parents and community members from each of our schools. The Committee met seven times throughout the fall to review enrollment data, school capacities, elementary growth rates and projections and community growth projections.


What was the Board’s process for approving the new boundaries?
The Boundary Committee’s recommendation was presented to the Board at its Jan. 12 meeting. School district administrators received considerable feedback from families impacted by the changes. Feedback was shared with the Board of Directors for discussion at its Jan. 25 meeting. Several community members also spoke during the community comment portion of the meeting and brought forth questions and concerns.


Specific areas of the proposed boundary map were discussed by the Board based on the feedback received. Following its discussion, the Board asked the administrative team to consider making some minor adjustments to the proposal from the Boundary Committee to address concerns raised. There is no feasible way to address all concerns. However, the administrative team was able to recommend slight adjustments to minimize disruption of some students and families based on the concerns heard. These adjustments are reflected in the map below that was approved by the Board.


What about middle school boundaries?
Middle school boundaries be determined within the next two months. These changes will go into effect at the beginning of the 2018-19 school year.
 
What about variances?  
District leaders and the School Board will be discussing policies regarding in-district and out-of-district variances. Any changes to policies or procedures will be discussed and made during public board meetings in March and April. 


2018-19 Elementary School Boundaries 
*A more detailed map will be posted within the next few weeks. 
2018-19 elementary school boundary map
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