News & Events

Jing Mei Welcomes First Students

Jing Mei is the only Mandarin Dual Language School in the state which follows a two-way model. Student enrollment in the classes is balanced between native Chinese speakers and students who speak other languages such as English, Spanish and Hindu. Learn more...

The New Look of Recess

In one year, the number of students sent to the Lake Hills Dean's office for fighting, pushing, or other aggressive behavior on the playground during lunchtime recess has been cut in half. Ardmore also cut its referrals from the playground by half. Nationally, schools using the Playworks program report a 79% decrease in bullying at recess and 68% fewer conflicts once students get back to class. Learn more...

District Launches Laptop Pilot Program

The Bellevue School District is launching a One-to-One Laptop pilot program for Sammamish ninth grade students. The goal is to provide a laptop for every incoming SHS freshman in order to support deeper student engagement and increase students’ ability to actively engage in Problem-Based Learning. Learn more...

In the News

The word is out. Bellevue schools are among some of the best in the nation. Recognition of the quality of our schools comes locally, regionally and nationally as Bellevue continues to strive for high levels of achievement. Below are some of the ways that the Bellevue School District, its students, teachers, staff, and administration continue to make news.