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.

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.

Choice School Application Timeline for 2019-20

  • December 10, 2018 Online application opens (due by 4:00 p.m. on January 18, 2019)
  • January 18, 2019 Online applications due by 4:00 p.m.
  • February 1, 2019 Lottery held at district
  • February 8, 2019 Notification to families
  • February 22, 2019 – Acceptance deadline

School Background Information

Located at Eastlake High
400 228th Ave N.E.
Sammamish, WA 98074
(425) 936-1544
www.lwsd.org/rsar
Principal: Chris Bede

  • 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
  • Tuesday and Thursday Student Teacher Academic Time (STAT) from 2-3 p.m., where students can complete work and/or receive extra help with assignments