Bertschi School

2227 10th Avenue E
Seattle, WA 98102-0981
Tel: (206)442-6855
Grades: PK-5 | 244 students
Bertschi School educates children to become compassionate, confident and creative learners in a global community.  But this is not just the mission of the school, it’s also how Bertschi operates every day.
It’s what we call the Bertschi Way, and it’s what visitors experience as soon as they walk through the doors.
Bertschi students are taught to know who they are, who their fellow students are, and the impact and influence they have on their community.
Staff, teachers, parents, and students work together to establish an environment that is inclusive, supportive, and respectful.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-5
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1975

Student Body

Total Students 244 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade Bertschi School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 18 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 14
Yearly Tuition Cost $23,089
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $14,071
Admissions Director Pam Lauritzen

School Notes:

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Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Seattle Preparatory School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bright Water School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Bright Water School (0.4 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Seattle
    Grades: 9-12 | 692 students
    0.2 miles
    2400 11th Ave E
    Seattle, WA 98102
  • Seattle
    Bright Water School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: NS-8 | 184 students
    0.4 miles
    1501 10th Avenue E Ste 100
    Seattle, WA 98102
  • Seattle
    Grades: PK-8 | 189 students
    0.7 miles
    1617 Interlaken Dr E
    Seattle, WA 98112
  • Seattle
    Grades: NS-PK | 22 students
    0.9 miles
    2303 25th Avenue East -
    Seattle, WA 98112
  • Seattle
    St. Joseph School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 616 students
    1.1 miles
    700 18th Ave E
    Seattle, WA 98112

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