"At its heart, our strategic plan—made up of our District’s vision, mission, shared values, and priorities—is about ensuring that our students are affirmed for who they are, inspired by their experiences, and have access to the individualized supports and services that will empower them to thrive.”

- Dr. Ivan Duran, Bellevue School District Superintendent



About the Plan

The Bellevue School District Strategic Plan will bring cohesion to the efforts of our entire community, aligning us toward strengthening our investment in our students’ success. It takes all of us—staff,

families, and the community—working together to exceed expectations and continue to earn our place as a national model of educational excellence that meets the needs of every student academically, socially, and emotionally.



Mission and Vision

MISSION

To serve each and every student academically, socially, and emotionally, through a rigorous and relevant education that is innovative and individualized. As a learning community that values one another’s humanity, we provide courageous support for an equitable and exceptional education for all students.

VISION

To affirm and inspire each and every student to learn and thrive as creators of their future world.


Shared Values

The following shared values guide our work in the way we prioritize our energies and efforts, how we make decisions, and ultimately how we serve our students and each other.


SERVICE

We seek to understand our students, meet their needs and those of our families and community, and to serve each other.

EXCELLENCE

We pursue and nurture the exceptional achievements of our students, teachers, and staff through hard work and growth.

INTEGRITY

We earn trust through consistently and accountably following through on our commitments, and by addressing our shortfalls.

RESPECT

We welcome diverse ideas and contributions, assume each other’s best intent, and honor each other’s strengths and traditions.

COMPASSION

We are mindful of and respond to the thoughts and feelings of others, and are kind, authentic, and self-aware in our interactions.

COLLABORATION

We build inclusive teams of students, families, staff, and community partners, and engage each member’s contribution on behalf of our students.


Priorities

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Affirm

Our commitment is that each Bellevue student— no matter their race, ability, language background, religion, national origin, immigration status, or sexual orientation—will receive an exemplary education and achieve success in a way that honors their identity and affirms their individuality.



Inspire

Inspiration has the power to propel potential and transform the way students perceive their own capabilities. In addition to cultivating talents and abilities, we strive to provide experiences that inspire students to learn and introduce them to new possibilities.


Thrive

It takes all of us—staff, families, and the community— working together to exceed expectations and continue to earn our place as a national model of educational excellence that meets the needs of every student academically, socially, and emotionally.