Principal's Welcome

  •  JM




    Dear Lakeridge Families,


    It was nice to see so many of you at the Breakfast of Champions.  I am continually impressed by the community support of our schools and the amazing students that graduate from the Mercer Island School district and go on to be outstanding citizens.  Thank you for all your support in the district and at Lakeridge!


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  • K-5 Summer School

    The Mercer Island School District will offer a four-week "Keeping Pace" 2017 summer program. It is available to current students in grades K-5 who meet the following criteria:
    • He/she is enrolled in the Learning Support Program; or
    • He/she received a grade of 1 or 2 in reading/writing or math on the standards based report card; or
    • His/her teacher recommended him/her.

    Click here for more information about registering for summer school.

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  • K

    Kindergarten Registration for 2017-2018

    If you have an incoming Kindergarten student for the 2017-18 school year, please pick up and complete a registration packed in the main office.  Registration began February 1st, 2017.  The sooner you register, the sooner we can plan staffing and ensure we have everything prepared for the newest members of the Lakeridge community.  We are excited to welcome our newest Lakeridge Lions!

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  • Volunteer


    Lakeridge Volunteer Information

    If you are planning to volunteer in the classroom, on field trips, for class parties or any school function you must complete the 15 minute Volunteer Training and Washington State Patrol Background Check.  Click HERE for all of the details.



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Latest District Headlines

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About Lakeridge Elementary


Lakeridge Mission, Goals & Beliefs

Our mission is to give all students at Lakeridge the opportunity to gain knowledge, grow in wisdom,develop confidence and become creative, compassionate and critical thinkers, and to ensure that all children, regardless of level of ability or individual needs, will have the opportunity to reach for, achieve and extend their potential in a changing world.
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