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.

The Big Picture Learning design is a dynamic approach to learning, doing, and thinking that has been changing the lives of students, educators, and entire communities since 1995. The design components are based on three foundation principles: first, learning must be based on the interests and goals of each student; second, student’s curriculum must be relevant to the people and places that exist in the real world; and finally, a student’s abilities must be authentically measured by the quality of her or his work. Learn more…

BBPS Profile – 2023-24

Bellevue Big Picture School 2015-2023 graduates were accepted to the following institutions:
Allegheny College Evergreen State College Portland State University University of Denver
Arizona State University Franklin Olin College of Engineering Purdue University University of Hawaii
Bard College Franklin and Marshall College Quest University University of Idaho
Bastyr University George Fox University Reed College University of Maine
Belmont College Gonzaga University Rensselaer Polytechnic University of Michigan
Boise State University Hampshire College Rochester Institute of Technology University of Montana
Bradley University Harvey Mudd College Rutgers University University of Oregon
Cal Poly Hofstra University Saint Louis University University of the Pacific
Cal State Los Angeles James Madison University San Diego State University University of Portland
Cal State Long Beach Joffrey Ballet School Santa Clara University University of Puget Sound
California Lutheran Johns Hopkins University Santa Monica College University of Redlands
Carleton College Knox College Savannah College of Art Design University of San Francisco
Carroll College Lewis and Clark College Scripps College University of South Carolina
Central Washington Linfield College Seattle Pacific University University of South Dakota
Chapman University Loyola Marymount Seattle University University of Texas, Austin
Coe College Macalaster College Seton Hall University University of Utah
Colgate University Miami Dade College Stetson University University of Vermont
College of William & Mary Miami University, Oxford St. John’s College University of Victoria
Colorado College Montana State University St. Mary’s College of California University of Washington
Colorado State University Murray State University SUNY Cobleskill University of Wisconsin
Concordia University New York Institute of Technology The College of Wooster University of Wyoming
Cornell College Northeastern The New School Washington State University
Cornell University Northern Arizona University University of Alaska Western Oregon State University
DigiPen New York University University of Arizona Western Washington University
Earlham College Oberlin College University California, Irvine Whitman College
Eastern Washington Ohio Wesleyan University University of California, LA Whitworth University
Elon University Oregon State University University of California, SB Whittier College
Eckerd College Otterbein University University of California, SC Willamette University
Emerson College Pacific Lutheran University University of Colorado, Denver Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Penn State University University of Dayton York University

90% of Bellevue Big Picture School Graduates Enrolled in College

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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.