The Bellevue School District is proud to be recognized as the #1 School District in Washington for 2024 by Niche. The district earned this ranking by scoring highly in many factors that aim to capture what it’s really like to be a part of our learning community. While this ranking highlights BSD’s excellence in academics, teaching, clubs and activities, resources and facilities, and more, our students and staff make our school communities wonderful places to learn and grow. Visit the We Are Bellevue webpage to learn how BSD leads the way by offering innovative programs and learning pathways, extracurricular activities, excellence in education, and more.

About Niche Rankings

The Best School Districts ranking is based on rigorous analysis of academic and student life data from the U.S. Department of Education along with test scores, college data, and ratings collected from millions of Niche users.

View the district overview and school profiles and full list of rankings to see how BSD compares to other districts and schools in the region, state and country. See the full list of 2024 statewide rankings, methodologies and data sources on , methodologies and data sources on

The Bellevue School District acknowledges that we learn, work, live and gather on the Indigenous Land of the Coast Salish peoples, specifically the Duwamish and Snoqualmie Tribes. We thank these caretakers of this land, who have lived and continue to live here, since time immemorial.