Each spring, the state requires that we assess students in core subject areas. Along with students in 12 other states, Washington students in grades 3-8 (plus high school) will take the online Smarter Balanced assessments in English Language Arts (ELA) and Math. Students in grades 5, 8 and 11 will also take the Washington Comprehensive Assessment of Science (WCAS) test.Read More
On May 2, 2017, the Bellevue School District School Board approved the adoption of FOSS Next Generation as the new elementary science curriculum and Amplify Science 6-8 as the new middle school science curriculum. Implementation will begin in the 2017-18 school year.
This year the district has been exploring options to improve the elementary lunch period, including ongoing work with our parents on this topic.
The Bellevue School District is in the process of adopting new curriculum for elementary science. The adoption committee will consider feedback from the community, students and teachers to make a decision about the instructional materials by April 2017. The process will culminate in the recommendation of science instructional materials that will be implemented beginning in the fall of 2017.
Students need sufficient time to eat a healthy lunch. As our schools have grown in size, we have found that some students are spending the bulk of their lunch period moving through the lunch line, leaving little time to eat their lunch. We are working on some short and long term solutions to address this concern.
As part of the negotiations process between Bellevue School District and the Bellevue Education Association last spring, a change was made to the number of elementary written progress reports teachers will complete each year. In the past, teachers provided a written progress report (report card) three times per school year.Read More
The 2016 BSD Art Show at Crossroads Mall features hundreds of K-12 artwork chosen by art teachers from each school.Read More
Students and staff at Phantom Lake and Stevenson elementary schools are getting noticed for their hard work and student growth in math and English language arts.
The school, which has not yet been named, will be approximately 82,000 square feet, and will draw students from around the downtown and Wilburton areas, relieving overcrowding at Enatai, Woodridge, and Clyde Hill.Read More