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.
Bainbridge Island prides itself on small classroom sizes and, as a district, we have some of the most highly trained and educated teaching staff in the state.
Bainbridge Island is a great place to raise families and our top-notch, highly regarded schools provide a world-class education.
Bainbridge Island Schools
There are three public elementary schools;
- Wilkes Elementary (Northern Island Living)
- Ordway Elementary (Central Island Living)
- Blakely Elementary (Southern Island Living).
There is one high school serving 9th through 12th graders called Bainbridge High School.
Lastly, there are a handful of private school options as well:
- The Island School is a K-5 school located centrally on the island.
- Hyla Middle School has grades 6-8.
- Carden Country School is a Christ-centered school.
- St. Cecilia Catholic School has Pre-School through grade 6.
- Madrona School has Pre-School through grade 6.
As you can see Bainbridge Island knows that one size does not fit all, you make the choice depending on what academic scenario fits and works best for your family.