The Puesta del Sol application window for incoming kindergartners who are residents of the Bellevue School District or are the children of full-time District employees begins on Monday, January 8th, 2018. Applications must be received by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, February 9th, 2018. A lottery will then be conducted for all applicants. If your student will be in a different grade and you would like to join the waiting list, please complete this formLottery results will be available on Friday, March 16th, 2018.

Apply for Kindergarten

Per State law and District Policy 3110, a child must be 5 years old on or before August 31 of the year of entry to kindergarten. Early entrance testing is available only to residents of the Bellevue School District and the children of full-time District employee. If your child does not meet these qualifications, please do not submit an application.


Admission to Puesta del Sol is granted on a space available basis to those students selected under District Procedure 3120.1P. Students are primarily admitted at Kindergarten. At the discretion of the principal in conjunction with the Student Placement Office, students may be admitted into grades other than Kindergarten.

Once admitted into Puesta del Sol, students may remain in the International Spanish Academy Program through graduation, unless the student moves out of the Bellevue School District.

If a student is withdrawn from Puesta del Sol for any reason, the student may forfeit his/her place at the school. Should the student wish to apply for readmission at a later date, the family must establish residency in the District and, if there is no waiting list and there is capacity in the requested grade, the student may be readmitted at the principal’s discretion. Students will need to be evaluated for their Spanish language proficiency prior to being readmitted.