Bellingham Public Schools

About Bellingham Schools

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Bellingham Public Schools has approximately 11,000 students and 1,300 staff members.

The Bellingham Promise is our district's strategic plan. New to the district? View our Welcome New Families webpage for more information.

For information about Bellingham and the surrounding area please visit the City of Bellingham.

Student achievement data, demographics, absence and graduation rate, and teacher information for our district and individual schools can be viewed on the State Report Card. Click here and use the drop down menu to select an individual school.

This Report Card also contains our district and schools' Annual Measureable Objective Summary Data and here is a link to our AYP districtwide notification letter. Use the drop down menu for more detail. It also contains NAEB data.


Bellingham Public Schools take steps to assure that national origin persons who lack English language skills can participate in all education programs, services and activities. For information regarding translation services or transitional bilingual education programs, contact the Department of Teaching and Learning, (360) 676-6502. Bellingham Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, honorably discharged veteran or military status, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability in its programs and activities.  The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination:  Title IX Coordinator, Deputy Superintendent, (360) 676-6512; Section 504/ADA Coordinator, Assistant Superintendent of Finance and Operations, (360) 676-6500; and Compliance Coordinator for 28A.640 and 28A.642 RCW, Executive Director of Human Resources, (360) 676-2783 at Bellingham Public Schools, 1306 Dupont St., Bellingham, WA  98225.