How to Apply

Renaissance is a small school with a maximum enrollment of 96, however, class sizes are at the same teacher/student ratio as in other district middle schools.


Choice School Application window for 2024-25 will open November 1, 2023

Enrollment Policy

Renaissance is a Choice School open to any student in the Lake Washington School District. Students are chosen through an application and lottery process. Check out the Middle School Options brochure for more information.

Applications assist us in getting to know prospective students, rather than being a vehicle for excluding applicants.

Information Night

When: Tuesday, November 7, 2023

Where: RSAR @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM - (tour of RSAR afterwards)


Choice School application timeline for 2023-24

***Please note we are ONLY accepting ONE application per student***

  • November 1, 2023 – Online application opens at 9:00 a.m.
  • December 1, 2023 – Online application due by 11:59 p.m.
  • January 5, 2024 – Lottery held at district
  • January 12, 2024 – Notification to families
  • January 26, 2024 – Acceptance deadline

Kindergarten (ONLY Einstein Dual Language Program) TBD 

LWSD Choice Schools


School Background Information

Located at Eastlake High
400 228th Ave N.E.
Sammamish, WA 98074
(425) 936-1544
Principal: Todd Apple

  • A maximum of 96 students in grades 6-8 develop in an environment of academic rigor, using multiple approaches and perspectives
  • Focus on integrating the visual and performing arts with a challenging science and mathematics curriculum
  • Students are known and nurtured as important individuals who have an active concern for their community and society
  • Strong parent involvement and volunteerism
  • Numerous after-school enrichment programs