Yellow Wood Academy

9655 SE 36th Street, #101,
Mercer Island, WA, 98040-0980
     Tel: (206)236-1095
Grades: K - 12
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 Alternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other school association(s)
Northwest Association of Accredited Schools
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1981

Student Body

Total Students n/a
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 27%

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 Children's Institute For Learning Differences (CHILD) (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is French American School Of Puget Sound (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is French American School Of Puget Sound (0.3 miles away)
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  • Mercer IslandFrench American School Of Puget Sound
    Special Program Emphasis
    3795 East Mercer Way
    Mercer IslandWA98040
    (206)275-3533
    Special Program Emphasis
    0.3 mi | 349 students | Gr. NS-8                      
  • Mercer IslandChildren's Institute For Learning Differences (CHILD)
    Special Education School
    4030 86th Ave SE
    Mercer IslandWA98040
    (206)232-8680
    Special Education School
    0.7 mi | 49 students | Gr. K-12                      
  • Mercer IslandPrivett Academy
    Po Box 42
    Mercer IslandWA98040
    (206)232-0059
    0.7 mi | 135 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • Mercer IslandSt. Monica Parish School
      (Roman Catholic)
    4320 87th Avenue Se
    Mercer IslandWA98040
    (206)232-5432
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.8 mi | 244 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Mercer IslandAmerican Academy
      (Christian)
    7834 Se 32nd St
    Mercer IslandWA98040
    (206)230-5672
      (Christian)
    1 mi | 25 students | Gr. 1-12                      

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The average private school tuition in King County, WA is $11,922 for elementary schools and $15,147 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in King County, WA is 73% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).