Bellevue School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 25 public elementary schools serving 14,448 students in Bellevue School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public elementary schools in Washington.
Public Elementary Schools in Bellevue School District have an average math proficiency score of 73% (versus the Washington public elementary school average of 52%), and reading proficiency score of 78% (versus the 59% statewide average).
The top ranked public elementary schools in Bellevue School District are Cherry Crest Elementary School, Somerset Elementary School and Medina Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the Washington public elementary school average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Bellevue School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Washington for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Bellevue School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 13
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (WA)
# Schools
25 Schools
1,718 Schools
# Students
14,448 Students
748,197 Students
# Teachers
798 Teachers
42,739 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Bellevue School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 302 school districts in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 93% has increased from 92% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (WA)
Overall District Rank
#10 out of 306 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Bellevue   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bellevue   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of WA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
61%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bellevue   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of WA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
93%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Bellevue   School District and public school graduation rate of WA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.70
0.65
# American Indian Students
8 Students
10,718 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
5,890 Students
56,268 Students
% Asian Students
41%
8%
# Hispanic Students
1,772 Students
175,542 Students
% Hispanic Students
12%
24%
# Black Students
368 Students
31,388 Students
% Black Students
3%
4%
# White Students
5,026 Students
396,682 Students
% White Students
35%
53%
# Hawaiian Students
31 Students
8,013 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
1,353 Students
63,333 Students
% of Two or more races Students
9%
9%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
123
9,949
# Students in K Grade:
1,391
79,906
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,458
83,112
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,521
83,356
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,621
85,773
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,515
87,535
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,589
86,840
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,592
84,342
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,545
67,035
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,587
64,365
# Students in 9th Grade:
138
4,311
# Students in 10th Grade:
121
3,435
# Students in 11th Grade:
104
3,500
# Students in 12th Grade:
143
4,738
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $18,845 is higher than the state median of $17,034. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $23,068 is higher than the state median of $17,238. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (WA)
Total Revenue
$389 MM
$13 MM
This chart display total revenue of Bellevue   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$476 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total spending of Bellevue   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$18,845
$17,034
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Bellevue   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$23,068
$17,238
This chart display average spending per public school student in Bellevue   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Bellevue School District Public Elementary Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Cherry Crest Elementary School
Math: 94% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
12400 N.e. 32nd St.
Bellevue, WA 98005
(425) 456-4900
Grades: PK-5
| 649 students
Rank: #22.
Somerset Elementary School
Math: 91% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
14100 Somerset Boulevard Se
Bellevue, WA 98006
(425) 456-5800
Grades: K-5
| 721 students
Rank: #33.
Medina Elementary School
Math: 91% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8001 Ne 8th St.
Medina, WA 98039
(425) 456-5400
Grades: PK-5
| 496 students
Rank: #44.
Spiritridge Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
16401 Se 24th Street
Bellevue, WA 98008
(425) 456-5900
Grades: K-5
| 697 students
Rank: #55.
International School
Alternative School
Math: 80% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
445 128th Ave Se
Bellevue, WA 98005
(425) 456-6500
Grades: 6-12
| 578 students
Rank: #66.
Tyee Middle School
Math: 82% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
13630 S.e. Allen Road
Bellevue, WA 98006
(425) 456-6800
Grades: 6-8
| 1,005 students
Rank: #77.
Jing Mei Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
12635 Se 56th Street
Bellevue, WA 98006
(425) 456-6900
Grades: PK-5
| 369 students
Rank: #88.
Bennett Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
301 151st Pl Ne
Bellevue, WA 98007
(425) 456-4800
Grades: PK-5
| 435 students
Rank: #99.
Odle Middle School
Math: 76% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
502 143rd Avenue Ne
Bellevue, WA 98007
(425) 456-6600
Grades: 6-8
| 1,055 students
Rank: #1010.
Clyde Hill Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
9601 Ne 24th Street
Bellevue, WA 98004
(425) 456-5000
Grades: PK-5
| 619 students
Rank: #1111.
Enatai Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
10700 Se 25th Street
Bellevue, WA 98007
(425) 456-5200
Grades: PK-5
| 587 students
Rank: #1212.
Tillicum Middle School
Math: 74% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
11650 Se 60th
Bellevue, WA 98006
(425) 456-6700
Grades: 6-8
| 682 students
Rank: #1313.
Eastgate Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4255 153rd Avenue Se
Bellevue, WA 98006
(425) 456-5100
Grades: PK-5
| 460 students
Rank: #1414.
Puesta Del Sol Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 71% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3810 132nd Avenue Se
Bellevue, WA 98006
(425) 456-6100
Grades: PK-5
| 563 students
Rank: #1515.
Chinook Middle School
Math: 70% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2001 98th Ave Ne
Bellevue, WA 98006
(425) 456-6300
Grades: 6-8
| 988 students
Rank: #1616.
Bellevue Big Picture School
Alternative School
Math: 67% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
14844 Se 22nd Street
Bellevue, WA 98007
(425) 456-7800
Grades: 6-12
| 381 students
Rank: #1717.
Newport Heights Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5225 119th Ave Se
Bellevue, WA 98006
(425) 456-5500
Grades: K-5
| 599 students
Rank: #1818.
Woodridge Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
12619 Se 20th Place
Bellevue, WA 98005
(425) 456-6200
Grades: K-5
| 676 students
Rank: #1919.
Phantom Lake Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1050 160th Avenue Se
Bellevue, WA 98008
(425) 456-5600
Grades: PK-5
| 417 students
Rank: #2020.
Central Educational Services
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
12111 Ne 1st Street
Bellevue, WA 98009
(425) 456-4149
Grades: PK-13
| 86 students
Rank: #2121.
Ardmore Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
16616 Ne 32nd Street
Bellevue, WA 98008
(425) 456-4700
Grades: PK-5
| 420 students
Rank: #2222.
Highland Middle School
Math: 41% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
15027 Ne Bel-red Road
Bellevue, WA 98007
(425) 456-6400
Grades: 6-8
| 489 students
Rank: #2323.
Sherwood Forest Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
16411 Ne 24th Street
Bellevue, WA 98008
(425) 456-5700
Grades: PK-5
| 428 students
Rank: #2424.
Stevenson Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
14220 Ne 8th Street
Bellevue, WA 98007
(425) 456-6000
Grades: PK-5
| 546 students
Rank: #2525.
Lake Hills Elementary School
Math: 30% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
14310 Se 12th Street
Bellevue, WA 98007
(425) 456-5300
Grades: PK-5
| 502 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 13
  • Students: 14,448 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 10% in WA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.70

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