PTA Mission Statement

The Beacon Hill International School PTA is dedicated to promoting the educational excellence, health, and welfare of all students and their families through advocacy, community-building, and enrichment programs. We are committed to creating leaders and lifetime learners.

About Our School

Beacon Hill International is a proud community rich in culture and diversity:

  • More than 86% of our students are children of color, and more than half speak English as their second language. More than 2/3 of all students are eligible for free or reduced meals.
  • Many BHIS families come from places outside of the United States, including China, Guatemala, Laos, Mexico, Somalia, Vietnam, and elsewhere.
  • Our school focuses on providing an inclusive, globally-oriented education and offers three language options:¬†Spanish immersion, Mandarin immersion, and English.

What the PTA Funds

Our school relies on the PTA to contribute many of the programs which make the school special, including:

  • Multimedia art instruction for all grade levels
  • Library books
  • Materials for experiential science learning
  • After School Sports instruction
  • Supply stipends for teachers and staff
  • PE Equipment for the gym
  • Staff appreciation day
  • Young Authors Day
  • Library Assistant
  • 5th grade camp
  • Community building events
  • Chinese & Spanish Instructional Assistant Teachers
  • Extra Playground Supervisor