Welcome to Lakewood School District!
The Lakewood School District is a growing community that has placed students at its center. Our families live in unincorporated Snohomish County and parts of Marysville and Arlington in Washington state.
We are dedicated to the growth of each of our 2,500 students. Staff, administrators, students and community leaders work together to fulfill the following commitments, as outlined in our Lakewood Compact:
- Service, Leadership and a Community of Caring
- Equitable Access to Powerful Learning
- Collaborative Community and Programmatic Partnerships
Some of our programs that help meet the needs of each of our learners:
Lakewood provides special education services to eligible children, ages 3 to 21. The district provides free screenings. Learn more about what developmental milestones to look for in your child and how to schedule an appointment.
Learning Assistance Programs
Our elementary schools participate in the state-funded Learning Assistance Program. This program supplements regular classroom instruction to support students in grades K-4 who need assistance to meet Washington State standards.
The Highly Capable Program is designed to address the learning needs of students who qualify through a continuum of service models that span from kindergarten to 12th grade.
Earn College Credits in High School
Students can earn high school and college credits at Lakewood High School through four programs:
- Tech Prep: Specific classes at LHS or Sno-Isle Tech Skills Center. Sno-Isle Tech, located near Paine Field in Everett, is a cooperative effort of 14 local school districts.
- College in the High School: A cooperative program between Lakewood School District and Everett Community College (EvCC)
- Running Start: Students enroll in courses at local community colleges while still in high school
- Advanced Placement (AP) courses: Students participate in AP classes at LHS and may choose to take the AP exam near the end of the semester.
LHS Programs and Offerings
Career and Technical Education Courses (not a complete list): web design, video foundations, marketing, construction, computer science, agriscience, independent living, animal biology, agroecology and sustainability, American Sign Language interpreter.
Athletic programs: baseball, basketball, cross country, cheer, football, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track, volleyball, wrestling.
Electives and Extracurricular Activities (not a complete list): art, band, choir, jazz band/choir, drama, Cougar News, chess club, DECA, FFA, FBLA, GSA, Honor Society, pottery, yearbook.
Non-Discrimination Notice for Students
In accordance with RCW49.60, the Lakewood School District does not discriminate in employment and schools. The Lakewood School District provides Equal Educational and Employment Opportunity without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, sex, handicap/disability, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, creed, religion, age, veteran or military status, use of a trained dog to guide or service animal by a person with a disability, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and designated youth groups. The district complies with all applicable state and federal laws and regulations to include, but not limited to, Title IX, Title VI of the Civil Rights Acts, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, RCW 49.60 “The Law Against Discrimination,” and RCW 28A.640 “Sex Equity,” and covers, but is not limited to, all district programs, courses, activities, including extracurricular activities, services, access to facilities, etc. Inquiries regarding compliance procedures should be directed to Lakewood School District, 17110 16th Drive NE, Marysville, WA 98271, Attention: Title IX and Civil Rights Officer, Timothy Haines, 360-652-4500, firstname.lastname@example.org or ADA Compliance Officer and Section 504 Compliance Officer, Lissan Wipfli, 360-652-4500, email@example.com.
Non-Discrimination Grievance Procedures
Students, and/or parents, staff or other individuals acting on behalf of students of the district are eligible to participate in the complaint procedure. The complaint procedure is designed to assure that the resolution of real or alleged violations will be directed toward a just solution that is satisfactory to the complainant, the administration, and the school board. Board Policy 3210 and associated procedures outline the steps taken to secure an equitable solution to a justifiable complaint. If you have questions or need assistance with the process, please contact the District Compliance Officer, Timothy Haines at 360-652-4500.
The District's Non-Discrimination Statement is published annually in the District's Lakewood's Latest Publication.
Office of Education Ombuds
The Washington State Office of Education Ombuds (OEO) listens, shares information and referrals, and works with families, communities, and schools to address concerns so that every student can fully participate and thrive in our state’s public schools. OEO provides support in multiple languages and has telephone interpretation available. To get help or learn more about what OEO does, please visit https://www.oeo.wa.gov/en; email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call: 1-866-297-2597 (interpretation available).
The Washington State Governor’s Office of the Education Ombuds (OEO) is an independent state agency that helps to reduce educational opportunity gaps by supporting families, students, educators, and other stakeholders in communities across Washington in understanding the K-12 school system and resolving concerns collaboratively. OEO services are free and confidential. Anyone can contact OEO with a question or concern about K-12 public schools.
Title IX/RCW 28A.640 COMPLIANCE OFFICER &
DISTRICT COMPLIANCE OFFICER
Timothy Haines, Executive Director of HR & Student Services
17110 16th Dr. NE
Marysville, WA 98271
SECTION 504/ADA COORDINATOR
Executive Director of Special Education
17110 16th Dr. NE
Marysville, WA 98271