District Profile Schools

In the Bellevue School District, there are:

  • 16 Elementary Schools
  • 5 Middle Schools
  • 4 High Schools

The district also offers:

  • 1 Spanish Immersion Elementary School
  • 1 Mandarin Dual Language Elementary
  • 2 Choice Middle / High Schools

There are 20,272 students in the Bellevue School District.

The following demographics apply to these students:

  • 41 percent Asian
  • 34 percent White
  • 3 percent African-American
  • 9 percent Multi-Ethnic
  • 13 percent Hispanic
  • 15 percent English Language Learners
  • 7 percent Special Education
  • 18 percent Free or Reduced Lunch
  • 38 percent Non-English First Language
  • 124 Countries of Birth
  • 98 Languages

College and Career Readiness

The Bellevue School District Class Of 2019 had 1,500 Graduates.

2018 SAT Scores: Bellevue School District students on average scored 620 in Evidence-Based Reading and Writing (EWR) and 643 in Math. Washington State average scores are 538 and 533 respectively. United States average scores are 529 and 520 respectively.

College Credits: 506 Bellevue School District students earned 3,217 College Credits.

Advanced Placement (AP): Bellevue School District students took 8,272 AP tests. Bellevue School District students had a 78 percent pass rate. United States students had a 59 percent pass rate.

Fiscal Responsibility

2018 through 2019 revenue equaled $354,679,592

Due to limits imposed by the state legislature, the amount of local funding we collected in 2018 through 2019 dropped by 6 percentage points, while state funding only grew by 5 percentage points.

2018/2019 Revenue:

  • 53 percent State, General Purpose
  • 16 percent Local Taxes
  • 13 percent State, Special Purpose
  • 9 percent Local Nontax Support
  • 6 percent Other
  • 3 percent Federal, General and Special Purpose

2018 through 2019 expenses equaled $351,953,129

In the 2018-2019 school year, BSD increased spending on teaching and student support by more than $37 million.

2018 through 2019 expenses:

  • 67.2 percent Teaching and Student Support
  • 9.7 percent District Curriculum and Teaching Support
  • 5.9 percent Building Maintenance and Operations
  • 4.8 percent Principal and School Office
  • 3.7 percent School Health and Safety
  • 2.9 percent Administration
  • 2.6 percent School Bus and Metro Services
  • 2.0 percent Nutritious Meals for Students
  • 1.2 percent Extracurricular Activities & Sports

State Measures of Student Academic Performance

BSD Smarter Balanced Assessment Pass Rates Exceeded State Average.

Bellevue School District

  • English Language Arts: 78 percent
  • Math: 74 percent
  • Science: 65 percent

Washington State

  • English Language Arts: 59 percent
  • Math: 49 percent
  • Science: 46 percent