Academy Schools

14601 Interurban Ave S,
Seattle, WA, 98168-0980
Tel: (206)588-0860
Grades: PK - 12 | 41 students
Academy Schools encourages the spirit and joy of learning in each student, and offers a nurturing and challenging program for children from pre-school age through 12th grade.The academic and social challenges are individual and place no artificial boundaries on the level of learning.
The Academy Schools environment allows and encourages reaching beyond the comfortable known.
At Academy Schools, we understand the intellectual, social and emotional needs of our students.
Our individualized program gives students the opportunity to experience academic success, build self-esteem and enjoy coming to school every day 

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Many
Year Founded 1994

Student Body

Total Students 41 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 24%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Academy Schools Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 10%
Average Class Size 8 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(uniforms, khaki pants; blue, red, white collar shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,499
Tuition Notes Half Day Pre K - $4,499 Half Day K - $6,864 Full Day K-5 - $11,195 Middle School - $11,340 High School - $11,582
% on Financial Aid 17%
Acceptance Rate 70%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Janelle Neil
Admissions Associate Sandy Hergert


Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Soccer, Swimming, Water PoloSoccerSwimming,
Water Polo


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Homework Club, Rubik's Club Homework Club, Rubik's Club,

School Notes:

  • Is your child bored in school? Is he or she being held back, under-challenged, or needing a different approach to education? At Academy Schools we recognize that each child learns in his or her own unique way. Academy Schools is dedicated to providing a nurturing, supportive environment for children to grow academically, socially and emotionally.

    Academy Schools is a nationally accredited, non-sectarian school, serving grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12. Our small classes with a 1 to 10 teacher-student ratio allows for challenging, personalized curriculum where students discover the joy of learning and explore their creative potential.

    Centrally located, minutes from Seattle, Renton, Bellevue, Auburn, Mercer Island, Kent and Federal Way; Academy Schools offers an outstanding educational experience. Beyond the academic day, Academy Schools provides after-school child care including a wide range of specialized activities, such as Music Club, Drama Club, Rubix Cube Club, Homework Club, to name a few. Tutoring, SLP (Speech Language Pathology), Music Therapy, Social Skills and Counseling are also available through private pay services. 

  • Profile last updated: 03/27/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Seattle Christian Schools (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Anthony Elementary School (2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Amazing Grace Christian School (2.6 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Renton St. Anthony Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    336 Shattuck Avenue S
    Renton , WA , 98057
    (Roman Catholic)
    2  mi  |  487  students  |  Gr.  K-8
  • Seattle Seattle Christian Schools
    18301 Military Road S
    Seattle , WA , 98188
    2.5  mi  |  536  students  |  Gr.  K-12
  • Seattle
    Amazing Grace Christian School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    10056 Renton Avenue S
    Seattle , WA , 98178
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    2.6  mi  |  236  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Seattle
    St. Paul School
    (Roman Catholic)
    10001 57th Ave S
    Seattle , WA , 98178
    (Roman Catholic)
    2.6  mi  |  145  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Seattle
    Sea-tac Christian Academy
    (Church of God)
    18435 42nd Ave S
    Seattle , WA , 98188
    (Church of God)
    2.9  mi  |  43  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

School Reviews

  • Recommended November 07, 2013 - My son is attending his 3rd year at Academy Schools. He participates in Rock School (after school music club) and on the Rubik''s Team (the school was awarded 2nd place during their first competition in Seattle). Parents are welcoming and advocates for all students not just their own. My son is gifted and on the Autism Spectrum and he is thriving at this school. There is zero tolerance for bullying and teasing. Students exhibiting these behaviors are corrected with apologies to the affected student(s). Can''t say the same for our three years experience in public school (1st through 3rd grade). It had its first graduation ceremony last year since becoming accredited. The ceremony cemented our plans to have our son graduate from this school! Such a wholesome environment is priceless and their success will be supported by us even after my son graduates and moves on to college. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended October 29, 2013 - Academy Schools is the greatest example of individualized education for every student. Each child is challenged to reach their full potential academically. Each child is given the tools to become successful in, and contribute to the world at large. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended October 24, 2013 - We love this school! Both of my children are thriving here. The small class sizes, challenging curriculum and high ratio of teacher to student offers an exceptional learning environment. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended April 04, 2013 - Wonderful school for all students. Small class size, dedicated teachers and administration. Children thrive and are pushed to reach their full potential. This is not a ''one size fits all'' school. Exceptional drama, music and art classes. Social skills, music therapy, speech and OT are available as well. We are so glad we found Academy Schools!! - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended July 27, 2012 - Great school; students are treated as individuals with lots of attention. High scholarship expected with high quality support. Curriculum is exceptional. School community is wonderful--staff is caring, - Posted by Parent

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