About Us

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ICS is a choice school, open to students from the Lake Washington School District.
  • Focus is on six core content areas: international studies, humanities, world languages, the arts, science, and math
  • Emphasis is on depth of understanding and interconnected learning
  • ICS was ranked #22 out of the best U.S. high schools by 2013 U.S. News and World Report and #3 in Washington State high schools in 2016's report
  • Blue Ribbon School

ICS At A Glance

The ICS community is comprised of 440 students in grades 6—12 and 20 classroom instructional staff.

Staff and students partner on their work toward global literacy and academic achievement.

2013-2014 ICS Facts:
Male 174
Female 206
Students born in countries other than the U.S. 74

Faculty Profile:
The staff has a combined average teaching experience of 18 years
45% of the faculty is bilingual
45% of the faculty holds a National Board Certificate
40% of the faculty has international teaching experience
90% hold advanced degrees
100% participate in AP training
100% participate in ongoing training in specific content areas

ASB Fund Balance Reports
Associated Student Body (ASB) funds are raised by and for students. These funds are used for optional, extracurricular events that are cultural, athletic, recreational, or social. These funds are not available for graded student activities that are part of the school curriculum.


ICS Data