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Lake and Park Tagline

The Lake and Park School is an elementary school in the Mount Baker neighborhood of Seattle, founded in 2003, serving close to seventy children preschool through fifth grade. A highlight of the school is our theme-based instruction. Often selected from the social studies and the sciences, themes offer opportunities for understanding the hows and whys of things, allow children to come to grips with many topics that are often reserved for the older grades, and provide inspiration for expression in the arts.

In A Nutshell

Our approach to the elementary grades puts basic skills within a meaningful context of intellectual depth and breadth supported by out-in-the-field explorations.

A "sky’s the limit" thematic curriculum makes room for topics near and far and enriches the daily experience.

The arts and sciences are an integral part of all we do.


World language and English language word study combine with an appreciation of poetry and drama to comprise a comprehensive program of the language arts.

Our beginning programs emphasize play, the essential tool of learning and growing.

A high value is placed on physical fitness and the outdoors throughout all the seasons and grades.

School Calendar




August 29             Meet & Greet 10:00-1200

August 30-

September 1         Slow Start Days -8:30-12:10 All School


August 31              Incoming Family Conferences 1:00-5:00

September 4          Labor Day - No School

September 5         First Full Day 8:30-3:10  Very Beginners 8:30-12:10

                                 Aftercare begins            

September 7         All School Family Picnic

September 21       Curriculum Night 7:00-9:00PM


If you are a prospective family for the 2024-2025 school year or an interested educator who would like to see the children and teachers in action, please reserve a spot for a tour. Call us at 206 721 3480 or email with questions.  Save the date attend an Open House: November 11, at 10:00am-12:00.

     To apply, please fill out our online application form between October 1, 2023 and January 11, 2024.

Year in Review


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