Redmond is the 7th most populous city in King County and the 16th most populous city in the State of Washington, with a residential population of approximately 50,680 in 2007. It encompasses an area of over 16.85 square miles and is located less than 20 miles east of downtown Seattle at the north end of Lake Sammamish.
The City of Redmond Web site contains a number of interesting facts about our city. Did you know that there are 5,539 students within the Redmond city limits that go to Lake Washington School District schools? The following graph shows the breakdown by type of school as of 10/07:
You can find more information on Lake Washington School District by clicking here. You might want to check out the School District Calendar for 2008-2009 -- it lists all the key dates (holidays, half-days, parent-teacher conferences) for the school year starting next fall.