Explorations Academy

1701 Ellis St. #215 | PO Box 3014,
Bellingham, WA, 98227-0982
Tel: (360)671-8085
Explorations Academy...
An education that matters.
Explorations is a fully-accredited independent school with a focus on experiential learning, creative development, character building, and college preparation.
Students average one day per week on field outings throughout the region and also participate in annual, month-long overseas expeditions.
Our innovative approach prepares students to become globally-aware leaders for positive change in the 21st Century.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Northwest Association of Accredited Schools
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 8 - 12
Learning Programs Supported Highly Capable Learners
Year Founded 1995

Student Body

Total Students 39 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 15%
State avg.: 24%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 75%
Average Class Size 10 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $13,600
Tuition Notes We have scholarship and financial aid programs to make an Explorations Academy education accessible to every appropriate student
% on Financial Aid 40%
Acceptance Rate 80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Daniel Kirkpatrick
Admissions Associate Sarah Lane

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 01/22/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Home Port Learning Center (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Assumption Catholic School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Wheels Of Life (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Bellingham Assumption Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    2116 Cornwall Ave
    Bellingham , WA , 98225
    (360)733-6133
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.4  mi  |  281  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Bellingham
    Home Port Learning Center
    707 Astor St
    Bellingham , WA , 98225
    (360)715-8860
    0.6  mi  |  14  students  |  Gr.  7-11
  • Bellingham
    Bellingham Cooperative School
    Alternative School
    1708 I Street
    Bellingham , WA , 98225
    (360)733-1024
    Alternative School
    0.8  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  NS-K
  • Bellingham
    Cedar Tree Montessori
    Montessori School
    2114 Broadway
    Bellingham , WA , 98225
    (360)714-1762
    Montessori School
    0.8  mi  |  43  students  |  Gr.  1-6
  • Bellingham
    Wheels Of Life    
    Special Program Emphasis
    2738 Orleans St
    Bellingham , WA , 98226
    (360)393-1652
    Special Program Emphasis
    1.2  mi  |  17  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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