BILINGUAL

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

BILITERATE

Students read and write Spanish at an advanced level.

MULTICULTURAL

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

CREATIVE

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

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.