There are THREE pieces of legislation to support for Bellevue School District – February 11, 2014

More Information from BSD Here

  • Educational Programs & Operations – Levy

    This replaces an existing levy that was approved by voters in 2010 and expires in 2014.

    Funds From This Levy Provide:

    • 27% of the Bellevue School District’s operating budget
    • 1 in 3 teachers in our schools
    • Additional teacher training
    • Additional periods at all our middle and high schools (State funds cover only 5 periods)
    • Support for Gifted and Special Education programs
    • Music and art in our elementary schools
    • World languages in our middle schools
    • Support for english language learners
    • Textbooks and curriculum materials

  • Technology & Capital Projects – Levy

    This replaces an existing levy that was approved by voters in 2010 and expires in 2015.

    Funds From This Levy Provide:

    • Maintenance for existing facilities to keep them safe and efficient to run
    • Technology integration into our district’s curriculum that will better prepare students for college and allow for more individualized instruction
    • Computer and classroom technology upgrades to support instruction, including expansion of hardware pilots for middle and high school students
    • Replacement and improvement of our school sports fields used by our children and available to the broader community

  • Capital Construction – Bond

     Phase III  – This bond continues the capital investment plan that voters approved in 2002 (Phase I) and again in 2008 (Phase II). Phase I & II bonds rebuilt 11 of the 16 elementary schools; 4 of the 5 middle schools and 4 high schools. 

    The Phase III Capital Construction bond will allow the district to add capacity for as many as 3,000 additional students by:

    • Building two new elementary schools
    • Rebuilding 5 more elementary schools (Bennett, Clyde Hill, Enatai, Puesta del Sol, and Stevenson)
    • Rebuilding 1 middle school (Highland)
    • Modernizing International and Big Picture schools
    • Adding capacity to: (Newport High School & Woodridge Elementary School)

    Take A Tour of The NEW Tyee Middle School.

    Take A Tour of The NEW Cherry Crest Elementary School.