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  • BELA's field trip to the landfills highlighted in Pierce County EnviroEd Newsletter!

    Posted by BELA on 6/27/2019

    Students look at compressed garbage cubes at the dump

    Our recent trip to to the landfills was highlighted in this month's Pierce County EnviroEd Newsletter!

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  • 2020/2021 SY Registration is now open

    Posted by BELA on 4/9/2019

    Thinking about enrolling with BELA?  BELA is a partnership between the Bethel School District and parents who choose to teach their K-5 grade student at home. 

    Who chooses BELA?

    • Homeschool, desires the support of a teacher & access to small group instruction.  Willing to follow requirements and accept supervision. 
    • Medically fragile students, Type 1 Diabetics, severe allergies, chronic conditions requiring many appointments
    • Aspiring Athletes
    • Special Education students, students more than one grade level below in one or more area.  Students with behavioral challenges who are in the process of being evaluated but who don't yet have a diagnosis to qualify for a special program. 
    • Highly Capable students,  some identified who attend Challenge one day each week.  Parents feel their strong student is not challenged in school/wasting a lot of time. 

    If this is you, please fill out our BELA Intake Form SY 2021/2020. If you are looking to enroll for the current SY please contact us via phone. 

    Thank you,

    BELA Staff 


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  • Get to know BELA

    Posted by NICOLE THOMPSON on 4/3/2019

    The Bethel Elementary Learning Academy (BELA) provides an alternative choice for families with learning or scheduling situations that make it difficult to maintain regular attendance at a traditional school. Over the years, BELA has been a home for families with special needs students, families who homeschool, and families with scheduling issues. Click on the photo below!


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  • Bethel Elementary Learning Academy (BELA) is a public school using an innovative model to provide your child with the best education possible. We partner with parents to provide a high quality and balanced educational experience for students. Our unique approach allows us to tailor an education that is specific to each learner. With weekly small group face to face instruction on campus, we believe it is a profoundly good choice for families who are interested in getting more actively involved in their children’s education with direct support from our highly qualified teaching staff.

    At BELA, we know that choosing the right educational setting for your child was not a decision taken lightly. Our dedicated staff is here to assist you as you go through this exciting endeavor. We are committed to working together to make this a wonderful school year for your student.

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