The Bush School

3400 E Harrison Street
Seattle, WA 98112-0981
Tel: (206)322-7978
Grades: K-12 | 580 students
The Bush School, founded in 1924 by Helen Taylor Bush, is a progressive, independent, non-sectarian day school of approximately 580 students in grades K-12.
Our mission is to spark in students of diverse backgrounds and talents a passion for learning, accomplishment, and contribution to their communities.

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded 1924

Student Body

Total Students 580 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade The Bush School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 85 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 15 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15
Tuition Notes Tuition by grade: **K-5 $21,185 **6-8 $26,340 **9-12 $27,595
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $18,856
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Anne Sarewitz
Admissions Associate Oriana Isaacson


Total Sports Offered 11 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Golf, Nordic Skiing, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCross Country,
GolfNordic Skiing,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,

School Notes:

  • Please contact the Admissions and Financial Aid Office at 206-326-7736 or for information about admissions.

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Holy Names Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Valley School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Valley School (0.2 miles away)
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    Grades: PK-5 | 106 students
    0.2 miles
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  • Seattle
    Grades: PK-5 | 223 students
    0.4 miles
    3611 E Denny Way
    Seattle, WA 98122
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     Holy Names Academy
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 685 students
    0.7 miles
    728 21st Ave E
    Seattle, WA 98112
  • Seattle
    Grades: NS-8 | 114 students
    0.8 miles
    900 35th Ave
    Seattle, WA 98122
  • Seattle
    St. Joseph School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 616 students
    0.9 miles
    700 18th Ave E
    Seattle, WA 98112

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The average private school tuition in Seattle, WA is $13,165 for elementary schools and $12,583 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Seattle, WA is 62% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).