International School of Bilingual Montessori 13701 Bel Red Rd, Bellevue, WA98005 International School of Bilingual Montessori is an early childhood educational institution which offers a multi-age…More learning environment. The Montessori curriculum is divided between either Japanese and English or Chinese and English programming. The mornings are devoted to either the foreign language immersion program or the English preschool program and the afternoons feature the opposite language. In the multi-age environment, older students motivate younger children and develop leadership skills.
International Deli 15015 Main St, Bellevue, WA98007 This tidy and compact deli features traditional Ukranian and Russian meats, cheeses, sandwiches, sweets sold by the…More pound, international magazines and an excellent selection of teas. There's also a small frozen food selection as well as international wines and beers. The staff is friendly and bilingual.
Newport Hills Community Church 5833 119th Ave SE, Bellevue, WA98006 Newport Hills Community Church is a small, non-denominational congregation with a variety of ministries and groups.…More Several multicultural groups have found a spiritual home here, with a bilingual Bible study in Spanish and English scheduled twice a month. Services and Bible study are offered in Mongolian and English. The church also hosts a lunch for seniors and leadership training classes.
Reliance Mortgage 1008 140th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA98005 Reliance Mortgage is located in Bellevue and specializes in real-estate financing for both residential and commercial…More loans. It is a bilingual, multistate licensed firm that works with more than 30 vendors and assists each clients with obtaining competitive rates. Please see its website for additional details or call the number provided with any questions.
Xclusive Xpeditions 16905 NE 1st St, Bellevue, WA98008 Xclusive Xpeditions offers fly-fishing trips and adventure travel to exotic locations such as Chile, Argentina,…More Peru and Brazil. The international team is composed of highly trained in-country specialists who are both bilingual and knowledgeable of the local destination. Xclusive Xpeditions promises its clients excellent accomodations and cuisine, creative itineraries and complete customer satisfaction.
Cathay Bank 13238 NE 20th St, Bellevue, WA98005 Cathay Bank is the area's largest Chinese American bank. Cathay Bank specializes in personal and business banking,…More including loans, credit cards, cash management and other basic banking services. Cathay Bank also provides foreign currency exchange and investing advice regarding retirement and wealth management. With a multicultural focus, Cathay Bank has bilingual tellers and associates to ensure clients always feel comfortable and connected when managing their assets.
Sammamish High School is one of five public high schools in Bellevue to be recognized in Newsweek's "America's…More Best High School" edition - the others were Interlake, International School, and Newport and Bellevue high schools. Sammamish offers 18 Advanced Placement classes, a visual and performing arts magnet program that includes digital video production, dance, Japanese ceramics, hot glass and music. The school also offers a bilingual transition program for English language learners and academic assistance.</p>
<p>Nearly 90 percent of tenth graders passed the state standardized test for writing last year and 78 percent met reading standards.</p>
Puesta del Sol -- formerly known by its English name, Sunset Elementary -- is the Bellevue School District's…More elementary-level Spanish-immersion school. Students receive the majority of their learning in Spanish, with English reading and language added in the second grade, with the goal of becoming bilingual. Students who continue in the Spanish-immersion program can continue at Tillicum Middle School and Newport High School.</p>
<p>There are prerequisites to admission to Puesta del Sol; if there are more applicants than space, admission is determined by lottery. Parent meetings for admission begin mid-year. Activities at Puesta del Sol have included clubs for math, science, chess and running.</p>
Tillicum Middle School, located in the Bellevue School District, near Phantom Lake, was recognized by the state in…More 2009 with a Washington Achievement Award.</p>
<p>Tillicum is the home of two unique middle school language programs. Students in the Bellevue district's Spanish Immersion program can continue at the middle school level through its Language Arts and Social Studies programs. Tillicum also hosts Spanish Language Nights and family travel opportunities for students in that program.</p>
<p>The French Bilingual Association of Seattle's Eastside also provides a privately run French language class, open to any student who is a native or fluent speaker of French. The school also provides intermediate and advanced levels of its English as a Second Language course, for students who are English language learners.</p>
<p>The Tillicum Parent Teacher Association's Web site is http://www.tillicumpta.org</p>
French Immersion School of Washington (Ecole Francaise de l'Etat de Washington) is a bilingual, private elementary…More school, where 75 percent of the instruction is in French. The school's library has 12,000 volumes in French and English.</p>
<p>The school follows the structure of the French Ministry of Education, including the school break pattern (although the school does attempt to schedule most of the breaks with the Issaquah and Bellevue public schools). According to school officials, not only have FISW students graduated to local public and private middle schools, but students after fifth grade have been able to enroll in schools in France.</p>
<p>Families need not be native French speakers, but prospective students in the upper elementary grades will be assessed for French language skills before admission.</p>
<p>Financial aid is available. French nationals may also apply to France for financial aid to attend this school.</p>