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Our Mission:

To serve each and every student academically, socially, and emotionally, through a rigorous and relevant education that is innovative and individualized. As a learning community that values one another’s humanity, we provide courageous support for an equitable and exceptional education for all students.

Our Values:


We seek to understand our students, meet their needs and those of our families and community, and to serve each other.


We earn trust through consistently and accountably following through on our commitments, and by acknowledging and addressing our shortfalls.


We are mindful of and respond to the thoughts and feelings of others, and are kind, authentic, and self-aware in our interactions.


We pursue and nurture the exceptional achievements of our students, teachers, and staff through hard work and growth.


We welcome diverse ideas and contributions, assume each other’s best intent, and honor each other’s strengths and traditions.


We build inclusive teams of students, families, staff, and community partners, and engage each member’s contribution on behalf of our students.

Our Schools

We serve most of the city of Bellevue, WA and the smaller surrounding communities of Clyde Hill, Medina, Hunts Point, Yarrow Point and Beaux Arts. We also serve portions of Issaquah, Kirkland, Newcastle, Redmond and unincorporated King County.

Our schools include: 16 elementary schools, 1 Spanish Immersion elementary school, 1 Mandarin dual language elementary school, 5 comprehensive middle schools, 4 comprehensive high schools and 3 choice schools.


Which school do I go to?

In Bellevue, students in kindergarten through fifth grade attend elementary school. Students in grades six through eight attend middle school. Students in grades 9-12 attend high school. Students are assigned to schools based on where they live.

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Our Students

We have an incredibly diverse district. 103 languages are spoken in the Bellevue School District, with 42.5% of students speaking a first language other than English.

District Enrollment

Based on October 2022 enrollment count, grades K-12.

  • African American: 3.8%
  • Asian: 43.9%
  • Hispanic: 14.2%
  • Multi-Ethnic: 10.1%
  • Native American/American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.2%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders: 0.3%
  • White: 27.0%
  • Students Speaking a First Language Other Than English: 42.5%
  • Students Receiving MLL Services: 17.2%
  • Students Who Qualify for Free/Reduced Lunch: 19.0%

Our Staff

We have a staff of about 2,700 employees, including almost 1,500 teachers.  Over 400 Bellevue teachers are National Board-certified.  More than 79% of our teachers hold a master’s degree.

The district is led by the Superintendent. Five community members make up the Bellevue School District’s Board of Directors, one from each of the five geographical districts.  The board members are elected to their posts by registered voters for terms of four years.

Now Hiring!

We are always looking for qualified applicants to fill a wide variety of roles in the district. Whether you are looking to be full-time, part-time or a substitute, we have an opportunity for you.

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.