RATINGS

District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated below average in school quality.


Top 5 Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Bellingham Public Schools based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.
RATINGS

College Success Award

These are some of the best public high schools in Bellingham Public Schools at preparing students for success in college. The College Success Award recognizes schools that do an exemplary job getting students to enroll in and stick with college, including those that excel at serving students from low-income families.
ACADEMICS

District Student Progress

This district has a larger number of schools whose students are making less academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


ACADEMICS

Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.

ACADEMICS

Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.

ENVIRONMENT

Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.

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Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.

ENVIRONMENT

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ENVIRONMENT

District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in Bellingham Public Schools

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Parent / Guardian
February 14, 2024
Teachers that care, a great new playground, lots of energy put into after school extracurricular activities, and a growing sense of community in this small neighborhood school. We are lucky!
Current student
January 12, 2024
The school is not that good so we asked for like lunar new year and stuff like that but they disrespect our culture, which is disgusting
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
December 31, 2023
Fairhaven Middle School is kind and welcoming to all kinds of people, and I feel happy when I go to school every day. The teachers are all very nice, and want the best for the students, and the... More
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