Seattle Girls' School

2706 S Jackson St
Seattle, WA 98122-0981
     Tel: (206)709-2228
        
   
Grades: 5 - 8 | 87 students
Our Mission is to inspire and develop courageous leaders who think independently, work collaboratively, learn joyfully, and champion change. Our Passion is empowering each girl to live her potential. Our Beliefs:
  • 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 Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Coalition of Girls
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Grades Offered Grades 5 - 8
Year Founded 2000

Student Body

Total Students 87 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color 35%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Seattle Girls

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National 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

Sports

Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Rock Climbing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Ultimate FrisbeeBasketballCross Country,
Rock ClimbingSnowboarding,
SoccerUltimate Frisbee,

Extracurriculars

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,
Learning Center,
Student Ambassadors,
Student Council,
Student Interest Groups,

School Notes:

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

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Puget Sound Community School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Puget Sound Community School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Seattle Classical Christian School (0.6 miles away)
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