Grades: 6-12 | 31 students
Realms of Inquiry was founded in 1972 as a special school for gifted, talented and creative students.
Realms offers a full-day academic curriculum for students in 6th through 12th grade. Our purpose is to provide a challenging, individualized education for students who may have nontraditional learning styles, who need to learn at their own rate, and who want to develop their natural individual talents and interests. Our environment celebrates all that students bring with them: big thinking, curiosity, creativity, and adventure.
Recognizing the importance of the whole person, Realms seeks to challenge and excite students in a wide variety of intellectual pursuits.
We nurture uniqueness and individuality while encouraging ethical behavior.
|School Type||School with Special Program Emphasis|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Other school association(s)
Northwest Association of Accredited Schools
|Grades Offered||Grades 6-12|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||Mild Learning Challenges handled well through small class sizes|
|Total Students||31 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 22%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||4 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||8:1
National avg.: 13:1
|Average Class Size||10 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$12,900|
|Tuition Notes||Tuition covers books, most project supplies, and field trips. Additional costs for trip consumables and for our 2-3 week international trip, ranging from $2000 to $4000 per year.|
|% on Financial Aid||
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$2,000|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Karri Van Tongeren|
|Total Sports Offered||8 sports|
|Sports||Alpine Skiing, Climbing, Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Mountaineering, Nordic Skiing, Rock Climbing, SnowboardingAlpine Skiing, Climbing,
Kayaking, Mountain Biking,
Mountaineering, Nordic Skiing,
Rock Climbing, Snowboarding,
- Current intelligence testing is required by a licensed psychologist.
Profile last updated: 07/22/2015
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