BSD School Consolidation Decision Made
On March 16, the Bellevue School District School Board Directors in a 3-0-2 vote, approved the district’s plan to consolidate Wilburton and Eastgate Elementary School buildings.

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Planning for the Future – Recommended School Consolidations

Over the past three years, enrollment in the Bellevue School District has declined by 1,552 students and is projected to continue to decline. Declining enrollment has deep financial impacts and very small enrollment at the school level can create educational challenges. To maintain the quality of education for each and every student and continually add and improve services provided to BSD families, the District recommendation was made by Interim Superintendent Art Jarvis in a report to the school board, to consolidate several BSD elementary schools starting in the 2023-24 school year. Navigate the topics below to learn more.

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News and Events

Middle School Enrollment and Potential Consolidation Study Underway

Having right-sized the number of elementary schools in the 2022-2023 school year by consolidating two schools to accommodate lower enrollment, the Bellevue School District made a commitment to continue to study enrollment at our middle schools and the implication of our declining enrollment on our facilities and operating budget.Read More

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Planning for the Future: Your Feedback and Next Steps

Thank you to everyone in our learning community for sharing their thoughts, questions and concerns with us — in person and online — as we collaborate to address declining enrollment. All feedback that was shared through the community engagement process is being used to develop options for Interim Superintendent Jarvis to consider prior to making a recommendation to the school board on Thursday, February 9.Read More

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