Lakeridge Elementary School

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8215 Se 78th St

Mercer Island, WA 98040

(206) 236-3415

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 610

Students Per Teacher: 20

Parent Reviews

12 Parent Reviews for Lakeridge Elementary School

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Posted by a other on 11/09/14

Lakeridge is a really good neighborhood elementary school. Parent (and PTA) involvement pervades everything and the extracurriculars are beyond compare. Among just the third grade highlights this year were an overnight at the Seattle Aquarium, native american program, Bicycle Rodeo, student composed ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/01/14

My daughter attended Lakeridge from 1st grade through 5th grade and we were very pleased with the education she received. The parents are very involved at this school, and it shows! Helpful involved parents make for a better learning environment. All the teachers we had were excellent, no complaints...

Posted by a parent on 08/12/13

Both of my daughters go to this school and we love the quality of the education that they receive there. The staff is genuinely caring and the parents are very involved.

Posted by a parent on 06/28/13

Lakeridge has hired a new principal since the last posted review. Under the new leadership the school is even better. My son just finished third grade which has an amazing teaching team. I must say they brought the curriculum to life with lots of visiting artists. The school music program is great ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/20/11

This is a solid community based school with a highly motivated base of students and parents. Teacher quality is however mixed and building leadership is poor. Dispite this the students on balance score very well and come to school well equipted, ready to learn and strongly supported by parents and the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/08/06

Lakeridge is a wonderful neighborhood school. There is a very high level of parent involvement and the teachers on the whole are excellent. There is a wide range of extracurricular activities and everyone has art and music.

Posted by a parent on 03/01/06

A public school with a high-achieving family base, Lakeridge is the southernmost school of the Mercer island School District. It draws from single family homes. Teaching quality has been good overall. Our needs were not met because until recently there were no gifted programs but the district recently ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/21/05

Dedicated teachers and principal!

Posted by a parent on 07/01/05

The teachers are very dedicated. I have been very impressed too by the PTA who is most certainly intereted in bringing a wide variety of experiences to all grade levels. There are lots of field trips and art experiences. The setting of the campus is so beautiful, near tall trees, lots of space for ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/21/05

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Test scores for Lakeridge Elementary School

MSP* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Lakeridge Elementary School
Mercer Island School District
* In 2011-2012 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Mercer Island schools — Lakeridge Elementary School is located at 8215 Se 78th St, Mercer Island WA 98040. 8215 Se 78th St is in the 98040 ZIP code in Mercer Island, WA The school district for Lakeridge Elementary School is the Mercer Island School District. Lakeridge Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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