Yellow Wood Academy

9655 SE 36th Street, #101,
Mercer Island, WA, 98040-0980
Tel: (206)236-1095
Grades: K - 12 | 225 students
YWA was founded in 1981 and became an accredited private school in 1993.
We value all kinds of learners and provide highly skilled staff and instructors to help all students grow and achieve their goals.
For 31 years, YWA has been helping students become confident, independent and lifelong learners.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other school association(s)
Northwest Association of Accredited Schools
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1981

Student Body

Total Students 225 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 24%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Average Class Size 1 students
Number of AP Courses 3 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses All AP Courses and Exams  
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition is based on number of course for credit hours
Acceptance Rate 100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Kristy Szablya

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is French American School Of Puget Sound (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is French American School Of Puget Sound (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Monica Parish School (0.8 miles away)
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  • Mercer Island French American School Of Puget Sound
    Special Program Emphasis (Nonsectarians)
    3795 East Mercer Way
    Mercer Island , WA , 98040
    (206)275-3533
    Special Program Emphasis (Nonsectarians)
    0.3  mi  |  395  students  |  Gr.  NS-8
  • Mercer Island
    Children's Institute For Learning Differences (CHILD)
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    4030 86th Ave SE
    Mercer Island , WA , 98040
    (206)232-8680
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    0.7  mi  |  49  students  |  Gr.  K-12
  • Mercer Island
    St. Monica Parish School
    (Roman Catholic)
    4320 87th Avenue Se
    Mercer Island , WA , 98040
    (206)232-5432
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.8  mi  |  268  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Mercer Island
    Early World Montessori
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    3027 80th Ave Se
    Mercer Island , WA , 98040
    (206)232-2400
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    1.1  mi  |  71  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Mercer Island
    Northwest Yeshiva High School
    (Jewish)
    5017 90th Avenue Se
    Mercer Island , WA , 98040
    (206)232-5272
    (Jewish)
    1.5  mi  |  76  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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