Approved Providers

Graham Elementary and Bethel Learning Academy

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Website: Brenda Wyma
Email: bwyma@bethelsd.org
Phone: (253) 683-8534
Fax: 253-683-8598
Student information privacy policy: k12.com/privacy-policy

School District: Bethel

Grades Served: K-5

OSPI Approval

Approved as a Single District Online School Program from the 2013-14 through the 2016-17 school year.

Access

Student Enrollment Instructions:

1.Students go to http://www.k12local.com/bela and submit the online application
2.Submit the district enrollment packet to BELA
3.Teacher will meet with applicant for admission conference and evaluate reading and math skills
4.If the parents and teacher decide BELA is a fit for the student, the teacher orders appropriate courses from K12 based on the evaluation

Overview

This K-5 alternative learning experience offers a blend of on and off-site instruction with certificated teacher support, online courses, and traditional curriculum to meet the unique and individual needs of students. The student is enrolled in the Bethel School District, which will assess their learning progress.

Course Offerings

Subjects:

  • Language Arts
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Studies

Students

Bethel Elementary Learning Academy (BELA) is a partnership between the Bethel School District and parents who chose to teach their K-5 grade student at home. This alternative learning experience offers a blend of on and off-site instruction with certificated teacher support, online courses, and traditional curriculum to meet the unique and individual needs of students.

Student-Teacher Contact Requirements

Student-Teacher contact is required once a week. We provide multiple 1-2 hour sessions each week on campus to meet this requirement. If the student misses class, he/she has following options available:
• Class Connect Session
• Email
• Phone Conversation
• Complete and submit an assignment or assessment for grading and receive feedback from the teacher in person via e-mail or phone

Student Performance and Demographics

Data for school year: 2015-2016

Teacher-to-student ratio: 1:4

OSPI School Report Card (includes test scores, demographics, and more).

Student Satisfaction Survey

Graham Elementary and Bethel Learning Academy did not participate in the student satisfaction survey.