Sakai's annual salmon stream project

What Makes BISD Exceptional?

  • Thank you for your interest in the Bainbridge Island School District. Located on an island in Puget Sound, a 35-minute ferry ride from downtown Seattle, Bainbridge Island is a great place to raise families and our top-notch, highly-regarded schools provide a world-class education.

    The Bainbridge Island School District's mission is to ensure that every student is future ready:

    • Prepared for the global workplace.

    • Prepared for college.

    • Prepared for citizenship in a democratic society.

    • Prepared for personal success.

    The District is committed to providing each student with an excellent academic program in an engaging and supportive environment that:

    • Fosters a passion for learning.

    • Instills a sense of civic and social responsibility.

    • Develops the intellectual, physical and social skills necessary for success in career, college, and life in the 21st century.

    As a result, students demonstrate some of the highest academic achievement in the state, are engaged in the community and worldwide humanitarian efforts, and university reports suggest that BISD students maintain consistent academic performance at the university level.

    Learn more! 

    Explore what makes BISD exceptional by clicking on the categories to the left of this page.  And when you're ready to enroll your student(s), click here to learn what is needed.