Bellevue Christian School - Junior and Senior High School 1601 98th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA98004 Bellevue Christian School is a private Christian school for kids in grades Pre-K through grade 12. It offers a…More curriculum that includes English, science, mathematics, physical education, health, fine arts, social studies and religious studies. A variety of fine arts and athletic after-school organizations are available for students as well.
Bellevue district high schools have been recognized nationally for its students' college readiness and Newport High…More School is no exception. It was named among the top schools in the nation by both Newsweek and U.S. News and World Report's America's Best High Schools lists. The school has a Spanish Immersion program, a selection of career and technical education programs, a freshman welcome program, and a newspaper.</p>
<p>All students are required to complete 40 hours of community service to graduate. The Newport High School PTSA recognizes each student who completes at least 100 hours of community service as a Knight Valor.</p>
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>
Hillside Student Community School 5027 159th Pl SE, Bellevue, WA98006 Founded in 1969, Hillside Student Community School provides students in grades 5 -12 with a rigorous academic and arts…More program shaped by creative and ethical values that allow each student to fulfill his or her unique potential. Whether tackling a difficult physics problem, parsing a monologue from Shakespeare, or producing a stop action animation that goes viral on YouTube, our students balance their hard work with a sense of humor and joyful curiosity. They write with fluency, power and imagination. Our graduates consistently win awards, earn high scores on SATs, and are accepted into top tier colleges and universities.
Insight School of Washington is a tuition-free, public online high school. The school admits ninth through 12th…More graders and all classes are conducted online. The school offers a full slate of classes, including career and technical education courses and honors and advanced placement courses. Students also have access to tutors and academic counselors. Students and teachers interact through audio, video, live chat and group interactions with classmates. Just like many public high schools in the state, Insight students may also participate in Running Start programs at their local community college and in the sports programs at their local high schools.</p>
<p>Though Insight School of Washington's central office is in Bellevue, the program is run through the Quillayute Valley School District in Forks. Any high school student in Washington the state may enroll full-time. Students have the same graduation requirements as every other student in the Quillayute Valley School District, including completions of the High School Proficiency Exams requirements.</p>
Asian Pacific Language School 2015 Richards Rd, Bellevue, WA98005 You'll likely be greeted by a gaggle of children playing in the playground in front of this school, which teaches…More Japanese and Chinese to children ranging from kindergarten to high school. The school offers all day kindergarten and early preschool dropoff for working parents.
Open Window School 6128 168th Pl SE, Bellevue, WA98006 Since 1985, Open Window school has been educating gifted children. Having started as a pre-school, Open Window now…More serves students through the 8th grade. The philosophy at Open Window is "children first, gifted second." This school strives to teach the whole child. There is a full curriculum with a strong enrichment component, including after-school clubs such as martial arts, chess, dance and writing, among many others. Open Window offers tours of the campus for interested families; call for an appointment.
Interlake High School 16245 NE 24th St, Bellevue, WA98008 Interlake High School is one of the schools in the state that consistently makes the "America's Best High Schools" lists…More in both Newsweek and U.S. News and World Report. Last year, it was named in the top 20 on Newsweek's list, which used participation in advanced courses as part of the criteria. Interlake is the only high school in the Bellevue School District that offers both advanced placement classes, which give students college-level course work that is evaluated in a national test, and the International Baccalaureate Program, an internationally recognized two-year diploma program with academically rigorous courses. Interlake is also the location of the Gifted High School Program, for students who score high on the Cognitive Abilities Test. Students in Bellevue's gifted program for middle school students (PRISM) are enrolled automatically.
Bellevue High School 10416 Wolverine Way, Bellevue, WA98004 Bellevue High School has been recognized by both U.S. News and World Report and Newsweek as one of "America's Best High…More Schools." Both lists are partially based on the number of college-level tests that students take; the school encourages students to take at least one Advanced Placement test during their high school career. Last year, Bellevue placed in the top 100 of both lists. The school also has a graduation rate of 96%, according to the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, and the school reported that in 2009, about 95% of graduating seniors enrolled in a college, university or technical school. This year, the school is under renovation with plans for new classrooms and offices, a new performing arts center and major upgrades to the gymnasium. The project is scheduled for completion August 2012.
The International School is a public junior high and high school that focuses on globalization: how nations affect…More commerce, politics, culture, the environment and technology across the world. The School's core curriculum includes international studies, German and French languages; math, science, humanities, art and physical education. The School was named to both "America's Best High School" lists by U.S. News and World Report and Newsweek magazines.</p>
<p>The International School boasts a graduation rate of 100 percent, and nearly 100 percent of its tenth graders meet standards on the state science, reading and writing standardized tests. About 88 percent meet state standards on math.</p>
<p>There are no prerequisites to get into this public school; there is an annual lottery for incoming sixth graders, and students come from every part of the Bellevue School District.</p>
This year, the Bellevue School District will educate 17,700 students in kindergarten through 12th grade in Bellevue,…More Medina and Clyde Hill. The school district has several notable programs, including the programs for its high school students. The high schools also have good athletic programs, with student athletes and teams regularly being recognized for their achievements in sport.</p>
<p>Most of the high schools have been featured in annual lists of top public high school published by Newsweek and U.S. News and World Report because of the number of students who participate in advanced, college-level courses. At many of the schools, the percentage of students who speak a language other than English at home is in the double digits. The district also has a k-12 Spanish immersion track, for English-speaking students who want to become fluent in Spanish and a middle-high school that focuses on global issues and high achievement, and one high school, Interlake High School, which offers an International Baccalaureate diploma.</p>
<p>However, the district is also in a state of transition with other programs. After the closure of Robinswood High School, an alternative school, the district is exploring developing new models for alternative education.</p>
<p>The district main offices are in the Educational Service Center, in the Eastridge Corporate Center business park, 12111 - NE 1st St. School board meetings are in the nearby Wilburton Instructional Service Center, 12241 Main St.</p>
Owner Krista Kang's Prime Learning Center is a specialty school for kids looking to excel in math. It offers…More one-on-one tutoring and classes for students in elementary through high school. The school's students compete in national math competitions and consistently get top scores.</p>
<p>The school is launching a language skills program, with focus on SAT prep, writing and college counseling.</p>
Mercer Education 1240 116th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA98004 This tutoring and enrichment institution is tucked away in a small office park. Mercer Education offers private and…More small group classes for students from elementary school through high school. It also focuses on test prep and offers college counseling and admissions prep for high schoolers looking to get into the school of their dreams. ESL classes in conversation, reading and writing are also available. The meeting rooms are bright and cheery, and the staff is friendly.
Clyde Hill Elementary School 9601 NE 24th St, Clyde Hill, WA98004 This Bellevue School District elementary school is located in the city of Clyde Hill, which is adjacent to Bellevue.…More Clyde Hill Elementary, in addition to providing instruction up to the fifth grade, offers a full-time kindergarten program, a choir and a technology center. After-school activities include movie nights, organized skiing trips, a Chess Club and a variety of once-a-week classes scheduled for after-school programs on early release Wednesdays. Community members may also get involved at the school through the Volunteers in Bellevue's Education System (VIBES) program. The Clyde Hill PTA has a <a href="http://www.clydehillpta.org">website.</a> The local public high school for students in the Clyde Hill Elementary attendance area is Bellevue High School. The local public middle school is Chinook Middle School.
Tyee Middle School at Southeast Allen Road is under construction for the 2010-11 school year. The Bellevue School…More District has temporarily located Tyee to its Ringdall campus, 11650 SE 60th St. School programs include an orchestra, jazz band, clubs for math, science, yearbook and games, advanced classes that offer credit for high school and afterschool clubs that allow kids to learn Chinese, robotics, and environmental stewardship.</p>
<p>The Tyee PTSA has a <a href="http://www.tyeeptsa.org/">website</a>.</p>
Bellevue Children's Academy is a school with high academic expectations for its pre-kindergarten through 6th-grade…More students. According to administrators, attendees typically perform academically one year ahead of their grade level. Bellevue has a different mathematics curriculum than public schools and enhances the core subjects with a focus on developing problem-solving skills. </p>
<p>Bellevue also features a Japanese Saturday school, summer camp and kindergarten, which teach language and math in a format approved by educators in Japan. There also is a focus on learning Japanese culture.</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>
Silent World SCUBA Diving 13600 NE 20th St, Bellevue, WA98005 This specialty school/retail shop has all you need to hit the high seas. Earn your open water certification and get…More suited up at its Bellevue location. Small class sizes (eight students per class) ensure that you'll get the one-on-one attention that you need. Be sure to call for specials and discounts on programs.
Dartmoor School offers one-on-one, individualized instruction to youths in first through 12th grades. The school…More specializes in meeting students' individual needs. Some students enroll part-time in Dartmoor to supplement their current courses, while other students attend Dartmoor full-time, following specialized programs designed for their specific learning needs or to accommodate the heavy time demands of an activity or sport.</p>
<p>Coursework can vary greatly. Some students need to catch up on grade-level skills, while others seek a college preparatory experience. Teachers are also trained to address learning issues of children with special needs, such as learning or behavioral issues. The school can accommodate students for whom English is a second language (ESL). And Dartmoor offers higher level courses, such as Calculus.</p>
<p>Because the classes are one-and-one and individualized, schedules are flexible. The school enrolls year-round. Students enrolled in other schools may enroll in Dartmoor's summer session, which offers both credit and noncredit summer classes.</p>
<p>The school's Bellevue offices are located in the Century One business park. Dartmoor also has offices in Issaquah, Redmond, Seattle and Woodinville</p>