Hamlin Robinson School

1701 20th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98144-0981
Tel: (206)763-1167
Grades: 1-8 | 222 students
Hamlin Robinson School is an independent, non-profit, accredited, state-approved, elementary and middle day school. We ignite the academic and creative potential of students with dyslexia and other language-based learning differences. We are dedicated to providing a positive learning environment that will meet individual needs and nurture the whole child.
Specially trained teachers teach small classes using a multisensory classroom approach in reading, writing, spelling and all instructional areas. The school's goal is to help students discover the joy of learning, build positive self-esteem and explore their full creative potential while preparing them to return successfully to conventional classrooms.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Other school association(s)
Grades Offered Grades 1-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia and Related Language Difficulties

Student Body

Total Students 222 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade Hamlin Robinson School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 13 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes $19,020 (grades 1-5) $20,706 (grades 6-8)
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $6,000
Admissions Director Mr. Stacy Turner
Admissions Associate Ms. Jessica Ruger


Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Ultimate FrisbeeVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Drama, Glee Club, LEGO Robotics, Sculpture, Student Council, Tae Kwon Do Drama, Glee Club, LEGO Robotics, Sculpture, Tae Kwon Do, Student Council,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Puget Sound Community School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jose Marti Child Development Center (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Jose Marti Child Development Center (0.6 miles away)
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  • Seattle
    Grades: PK-5 | 90 students
    0.6 miles
    2524 16th Avenue S
    Seattle, WA 98144
  • Seattle
    Grades: NS-5 | 201 students
    0.7 miles
    620 - 20th Ave South
    Seattle, WA 98144
  • Seattle
    Grades: 6-12 | 47 students
    1 miles
    660 S Dearborn St
    Seattle, WA 98134
  • Seattle
    Grades: 5-8
    1.3 miles
    2706 S Jackson St
    Seattle, WA 98122
  • Seattle
    Grades: PK-5 | 63 students
    1.3 miles
    3201 Hunter Blvd South
    Seattle, WA 98144

School Reviews

Such a great place for my middle school son! He has faced his reading difficulties, greatly improved his academics, and his self-esteem has soared. The environment is confident and kind. My son ran for his bus with a smile every day. A wonderful school.
- Posted by Parent, 07/09/12

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