Interlake 2023-2024 school year enrollment information

Open House for 8th grade students and families – Wednesday 18 January 6:00-8:00 pm (Presentation PPT)

8th grade students who are identified as AL are automatically enrolled at Interlake for the 2023-2024 school year, but may choose to attend their home (attendance area) school.  See the BSD Advanced Learning Services page for more information about AL.

Michael O'Byrne

Advanced Learning and Innovation Coordinator
obyrnem@bsd405.org
425-456-7311

Students in the Bellevue School District who have been identified as in need of services have the choice to attend Interlake in our full-time, cohorted academic program.

Identification and placement is managed at the district level.  More information can be found at BSD Advanced Learning Services.

The International Baccalaureate (IB) Program is the major academic focus of AL services at Interlake.  Please visit our Interlake IB page for more information.

Courses

1 AL English 9
2 Second Language
3 AL AP World History
4 AL Chemistry 9
5 Mathematics path
6 Elective Choices
7 Foundations of Fitness

Our grade 9 students start at Interlake in three cohorted classes, designated by AL in the course title.

1 AL IB English HL 1 (choice of Language and Literature or Literature)
2 IB Second Language
3 AL IB History HL 1/AP US History
4 AL IB Physics SL 1/AP Physics 1
5 IB Mathematics path
6 IB Group 6 (Film, Music, or Visual Art) or a second subject from another IB Group
7 Health and Theory of Knowledge
1 AL IB English HL 2 (Language and Literature or Literature)
2 IB Second Language
3 AL IB History HL 2/AP US Government
4 IB Science choice
5 IB Mathematics path
6 IB Arts choice (Film, Music, or Visual Art) or a second subject from another IB Group
7 Theory of Knowledge and Elective
1 College English (currently Creative Writing and Film as Text)
2 Elective choice including second language
3 College Social Studies (currently Economics)
4 Science choice
5 Mathematics choice
6 Internship, WANIC, or other choices
7 Internship, WANIC, or other choices

Interlake graduate Mason Ji at the 2018 IB Global Conference

Mason Ji graduated from Interlake in June 2012 after earning his IB Diploma as part of the AL cohort in May 2011.

Mason was a featured alumnus in the 50-year anniversary of the International Baccalaureate.  A short feature can be found here.  In the video at right, consider elements of the IB Learner Profile that show up in Mason’s speech.

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.