She zeroed in on the Bellevue School District, with its high test scores and nationally ranked high schools. Because their son would transfer from his school in Chennai, India, to second grade here, she also looked up individual elementary schools in the district and their racial and ethnic diversity.
Her findings were conclusive. She told her husband: “We must come to Clyde Hill.”
Since October, 32 new families have enrolled at Clyde Hill Elementary School, many steered there by foreign-language websites and the testimonials of friends and high-tech colleagues who have come before.
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