- Empowering a girl changes the world.
- It is fundamental to understand and address issues of difference and oppression.
- An integrated, collaborative curriculum challenges and engages students.
- Middle school should be joyful, curiosity-filled, and safe and open to all voices.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
National Coalition of Girls
|Grades Offered||Grades 5 - 8|
|Total Students||87 students|
|Student Body Type||All-girls|
|% Students of Color||35% (WA School Avg.: 24%)|
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||16 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||6:1 (National school avg.: 13:1)|
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||75%|
|Average Class Size||15 students|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$23,400|
|Tuition Notes||Tuition includes all fees including numerous "being there" experiences throughout the year and several overnight trips. Sports and 8th grade Spanish Immersion Trip billed separately.|
|% on Financial Aid||39%|
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$13,512|
|Admissions Associate||Colleen Tremaine Nelson|
|Total Sports Offered||6 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Cross Country, Rock Climbing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Ultimate FrisbeeBasketball, Cross Country,
Rock Climbing, Snowboarding,
Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||9 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Affinity & Alliance Groups, Game Room, Learning Center, Math Club, Rock Band, Student Ambassadors, Student Council, Student Interest Groups, Yearbook Game Room, Math Club, Rock Band, Yearbook, Affinity & Alliance Groups,
Student Interest Groups,
Seattle Girls' School is a middle school (grades 5-8) committed to empowering young women to be leaders in their communities through a challenging academic program focused on collaboration, integration, and real-world problem solving. We are dedicated to inspiring each and every girl to live her potential by creating a diverse community of learners who are encouraged to be passionate, thoughtful, and respectful agents of change.
Through a variety of programs before, during, and after school, as well as its urban location drawing upon a diverse student population, girls will not only find ample outlets for their energy and creativity, but also opportunities to stretch themselves both academically and personally. At SGS, girls will have their interests developed, their ideas tested, their hearts opened, their confidence ignited, and their idealism respected.
SGS is accredited by the Pacific Northwest Association of Independent Schools (PNAIS).
Profile last updated: 08/12/2013
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