Students speak, understand, and interact in Spanish at an advanced level.


Students read and write Spanish at an advanced level.


Students can understand multiple perspectives, and thrive in both cultures.


Student have the tools to become leaders and creators of a future, multicultural world.

Initial entry into the ISA program is in kindergarten at Puesta del Sol.  Currently there are openings for incoming kindergarten students.  If you are interested please submit your student’s information by using the waitlist application link below. These remaining spots will be offered on a first come, first served basis.

To add your student to the Puesta del Sol waitlist please visit our Waitlist application for Choice Schools and Programs page.

What’s Happening at the ISA

An abstract painting of a house by the water created by International Spanish Academy (ISA) student.

Our students have the tools to become leaders and creators of a future, multicultural world. We are proud of their dedication to Spanish language and culture, and their many talents. We invite you to view their work (PDF).

Two students holding certificates, standing with the Honorary Consul of Spain, Fernando Esteban.

Abby Wilson and Maya Ghewaala are pictured with the Honorary Consul of Spain, Fernando Esteban. They won first and third place in “Escribo en espanol” for 2019 in the middle school category for non-native Spanish speakers.

Multiple people dancing with other people standing and sitting in the background.

With support of Bellevue Schools Foundation, Tillicum PTSA, and the Honorary Consul of Spain, Fernando Esteban, Casa Patas visited Tillicum Middle School to teach students the history of flamenco.

Five students dancing.

Tillicum Middle School ISA student, Olive Isbell has taken up flamenco dancing thanks to a Bellevue School Foundation Grant that introduced the students to this dance form. She is performing with her dance studio at Bellevue High School.

Three students holding artwork.

Kenzie Chen, Nicole Pinkley, and Regan Matsudaira, the winners of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese poster competition for Washington State in the middle school category.

Students participate in a mock trial.

ISA Middle School Students study the first peoples of the Americas.

The Bellevue School District acknowledges that we learn, work, live and gather on the traditional lands of the Coast Salish Peoples. We honor with gratitude the land itself and the Coast Salish Peoples of our region, past, present and future.