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(425) 456-4030

Preschool Office

12011 NE 1st Street
Bellevue, WA 98005

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Preschool student and teacher

The preschool years are a special time in a child’s life. During these years, children become more independent, begin to develop self-control and learn to assert themselves in socially accepted ways. They also begin to use thousands of words and complex sentences to express their ideas. The district’s preschool curriculum provides opportunities for your child to practice these skills and more. Our goal is to prepare your child to be successful kindergartner in the Bellevue Schools.

Our preschools offer flexible options and are conveniently located at most elementary schools. School Day preschool classes are offered 6 hours on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and 3 hours on Wednesday. Children may also choose to attend a 3 hour Half Day preschool in the morning or afternoon. For families needing additional hours, the Extended Day program is available from 6:30 am – 6:00 pm.

No matter which program you choose, our preschool will prepare your child for a successful Kindergarten.

Preschool Program

Ages 3 – 5 Years Old
Most Elementary Schools

Research has shown that a high quality preschool program boosts the kinds of learning, social and thinking skills needed for later achievement. Bellevue School District preschool programs use the OWL (Opening the World of Learning) curriculum which focuses on those skills needed by children to become successful readers. All classrooms also utilize the Dreambox Math Program, Beebots Engineering, Handwriting without Tears and Second Step Social/Emotional Curriculum to enhance student learning in a variety of areas.

Cost
Program Monthly Cost 2018-19
Extended Day $1,300
School Day $1,000
Half Day AM $500
Half Day PM $500

Interested in tuition assistance? Please contact our office at (425) 456-4030 to learn more.

Locations
School Extended Day School Day Half Day AM Half Day PM
Ardmore x x x x
Bennett x x x
Cherry Crest x x
Clyde Hill x x x
Eastgate x x x
Enatai x x x x
Lake Hills x x x x
Medina x x x
Newport Heights x x
Phantom Lake* x x x x
Puesta del Sol* x x
Sherwood Forest* x x x
Stevenson x x x x
Wilburton x x x x
Woodridge x x

*This table only displays program offerings for our regular preschool program. See below for information regarding our Mandarin, Spanish and 4-Day programs.

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Lion Dance at Jing Mei

Mandarin Program

Ages 3 – 5 Years Old
Jing Mei Elementary & Woodridge Elementary

The Mandarin Program is an introductory program to Mandarin language and culture. The OWL curriculum is instructed in both English and Mandarin. Enrollment is open to all families.

Cost
Program Monthly Cost 2018-19
Extended Day $1,300
School Day $1,000
Half Day AM Not Available
Half Day PM Not Available

Interested in tuition assistance? Please contact our office at (425) 456-4030 to learn more.

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Kindergarten Teacher

ORCA Spanish Program

Ages 3 – 5 years old
Puesta del Sol, Lake Hills & Sherwood Forest

The Spanish Preschool Program at Puesta del Sol and Sherwood Forest Elementary is an introductory program to Spanish language and culture. The OWL curriculum is instructed in both English and Spanish. Enrollment is open to all families.

Cost
Program Monthly Cost 2018-19
Extended Day $1,300
School Day $1,000
Half Day AM Not Available
Half Day PM Not Available

Interested in tuition assistance? Please contact our office at (425) 456-4030 to learn more.

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Phantom Lake Elementary

4-Day Preschool (PALS)

Ages 3 – 5 years old
Multiple Elementary Schools

The 4-day preschool (PALS) classes are taught by certificated special education teachers. The classes are integrated + inclusive preschool programs that gives typically developing children and children with special needs the opportunity to learn together. There is no program on Wednesday.

Cost
Program Monthly Cost 2018-19
Extended Day Not Available
School Day $820
Half Day AM $410
Half Day PM $410

Interested in tuition assistance? Please contact our office at (425) 456-4030 to learn more.

Locations
School School Day Half Day AM Half Day PM
Enatai x
Phantom Lake x x x
Stevenson x
Wilburton x x
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Registration Forms

Families must register their student(s) every year. The registration period for the next school year begins in winter.