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Beacon Hill International Elementary

About the School:

Beacon Hill International Elementary (K-5) is located in the Beacon Hill neighborhood of Seattle offering full-day Kindergartens, team teaching in an Open Concept space, and English-as-a-Second language specialists as well as many other support services.

Our curricular focus is one of integration, balance, and high expectation. We offer a balanced literacy approach to reading instruction in which many reading choices are offered to our students, and conversations about literature and comprehension are an important element of instruction. Our other curricular areas include math with a focus on problem-solving and higher-level thinking skills’ hands-on, interactive science, writing across all subject areas; and a strong program of extra-curricular subjects of art, music, and physical education.

Students of color: 86%

ELL students: 32%

Articles:

http://www.seattlepi.com/local/article/Language-immersion-boosts-popularity-of-Beacon-1261945.php

http://ourschoolscoalition.org/2013/05/beacon-hill-international-school-first-stop-on-the-magic-bus-tour/

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