• Sunrise Taylor Mountain Bellevue Union School District is one of 31 elementary school districts in Sonoma county (there are 3 high school districts and 6 unified districts) and includes Bellevue, Meadow View, Taylor Mountain and Kawana Springs Elementary Schools.

    The BUSD Early Learning Center offers free speech services for our community members starting at 3 years old. Preschool programming is provided in partnership with the North Bay Children's Center and we have Head Start at our Kawana Springs campus.

    All sites offer free after-school care provided by our CoolSchool partners. Their team of professionals, including AmeriCorps members, provides our students with programming to complement the instructional program during the school day. 

    Our Kawana Springs campus is home to our free Spanish Dual Immersion Program. The Dual Immersion program begins in kindergarten with classes being 90% Spanish and 10% English, and by 5th grade is 50/50 with all students finishing 6th grade being bilingual and biliterate. Dual language immersion programs equip students with world language skills to better appreciate and more fully engage with the rich and diverse mixture of cultures, heritages, and languages found in California and the world, while also preparing them to succeed in a global economy.

    Credentialed PE teachers take students through a variety of physical activities and school sports teams compete in soccer and volleyball.

    The District offers chorus after school to all students and violin to all 5th-6th graders in the district. Chorus meets once a week at each school site and violin meets weekly at our Bellevue Elementary and Taylor Mountain campuses. The district is very lucky to have received a donation from the Active 20-30 Club to purchase violins to loan out to students. We have partnered with Move Over Mozart to offer piano after school and with the Luther Burbank Center for dance/movement, drama, drumming and ukeleles at various school sites throughout the school day.

    We continue to improve and modernize all our school sites, with updates to landscaping, playgrounds and the Kawana Springs kitchen/multi purpose room rebuild planned for the next couple of years.

    BUSD continues to offer:

    • Literacy paraeducators trained in SIPPs reading skills program implementation
    • Credentialed PE Teachers for all students
    • Positive behavior program PBIS/BEST
    • Bilingual parent liaisons
    • Transitional kindergarten (also called bridge or kinder academy)
    • Preschool in partnership with the North Bay Children's Center
    • 1:1 Chromebooks for all students in grades 1-6
    • iPads for TK/K
    • Visual and Performing Arts through partnerships with the Luther Burbank Center and Move Over Mozart
    • An integrated arts curriculum in partnership with iAmplify starting in 2022 with TK/K & 1st grades
    • Annual District Wide Science/STEAM fair
    • Meals cooked on site by school chefs (Meadow View, Bellevue & Taylor Mountain)
    • Dual Immersion at Kawana Springs

    Should you decide your child will not be attending a school of residence in our district, you must complete an interdistrict enrollment request. All interdistricts will be reviewed and approved or denied based on Policy 5117. If an interdistrict does not meet Policy 5117 it will be denied. Please review Policy 5117 before completing your interdistrict form.

    The Bellevue Union School District has instituted a 3% of estimated daily attendance cap on all approved outgoing interdistrict requests.

    Outgoing interdistrict requests for the following school year will be approved or denied starting February 1 annually based on Board Policy 5117.

    Las solicitudes interdistritales salientes para el siguiente año escolar serán aprobadas o rechazadas a partir del 1 de febrero de cada año, según la Política de la Junta 5117.


    Please read Board Policy 5117 before completing your form.

    Please complete your form in its entirety.

    Por favor lea la Política de la Junta 5117 antes de completar su formulario.

    Por favor complete su formulario en su totalidad.

Interdistrict Process

  • Process:

    1. Please read Board Policy 5117 before completing your form.
    2. Complete an interdistrict form. (Use the employment related form if you work in the district you are requesting.)
    3. Please fill form completely. If you have two child care providers list both.
    4. Submit the form to the District Office, 3150 Education Dr, fax to 707-542-6127 or email superintendent@busd.org.
    5. School Districts have 30 days from the date of receipt to notify parents if their request has been approved or denied.
    6. If your request is approved it will be forwarded directly to your desired district for their review (they will approve/deny based on their board policy).
    7. If your request is denied you will receive a copy of the denied application plus a letter explaining next steps -> a) call the district office, b) complete a BUSD appeal request within 30 days (failure to meet the 30 day deadline will be deemed an abandonment of the process), c) turn in your appeal request, d) be present at the BUSD Board Meeting.
    8. For an interdistrict transfer request received by the district 15 or fewer calendar days before the commencement of instruction in the school year for which the transfer is sought, the district will notify the parent/guardian of its final decision within 30 calendar days from the date the request was received.

    9. For an interdistrict transfer request received by the district more than 15 days before the commencement of instruction in the school year for which the interdistrict transfer is sought, the district will notify the parent/guardian of its final decision as soon as possible, but no later than 14 calendar days after the commencement of instruction in the school year for which transfer is sought.

    10. Additional details & steps are provided by the Sonoma County Office of Education

    Proceso:

    1. Lea la Política de la Junta 5117 antes de completar su formulario.
    2. Completa un formulario entre distritos. (Use el formulario relacionado con el empleo si trabaja en el distrito que está solicitando).
    3. Complete el formulario por completo. Si tiene dos proveedores de cuidado infantil, enumere ambos.
    4. Envíe el formulario a la Oficina del Distrito, 3150 Education Dr, envie un fax al 707-542-6127 o envie in correo electronico a superintendent@busd.org.
    5. Los distritos escolares tienen 30 días a partir de la fecha de recepción para notificar a los padres si su solicitud ha sido aprobada o rechazada.
    6. Si se aprueba su solicitud, se enviará directamente a su distrito deseado para su revisión (se aprobará / negará según su política de la junta).
    7. Si se rechaza su solicitud, recibirá una copia de la solicitud denegada más una carta explicando los pasos siguientes:> a) llame a la oficina del distrito, b) complete un paquete de apelación de BUSD dentro de las 30 dias (el incumplimiento del plazo de 30 días se considerará un abandono del proceso), c) entregue su paquete de apelación, d) esté presente en la reunión de la Junta BUSD.
    8. Para una solicitud de transferencia entre distritos recibida por el distrito 15 o menos días calendario antes del comienzo de la instrucción en el año escolar para el que se solicita la transferencia, el distrito notificará al padre / tutor de su decisión final dentro de los 30 días calendario a partir de la fecha en que se recibió la solicitud.
    9. Para una solicitud de transferencia entre distritos recibida por el distrito más de 15 días antes del comienzo de la instrucción en el año escolar para el cual se solicita la transferencia entre distritos, el distrito notificará al padre / tutor de su decisión final tan pronto como sea posible, pero no más tarde. de 14 días calendario después del comienzo de la instrucción en el año escolar para el que se solicita la transferencia.
    10. Detalles y pasos adicionales son proporcionados por la Oficina de Educación del Condado de Sonoma