University Prep

8000 25th Ave Ne
Seattle, WA 98115-0981
Tel: (206)525-2714
Grades: 6-12 | 505 students
University Prep is an independent, co-educational, non-sectarian day school for grades six through twelve.
We offer a quality college preparation education to a diverse group of students.
That education includes uniformly excellent academics, arts, athletics, and co-curricular activities, allowing each person to chart a distinctive path in pursuit of an abiding interest or an adventure into the unknown.
Beyond academics, we believe in the broader concerns of life preparation, focusing on respect for self and others, effective problem-solving, and mature decision-making.
Students discover the value of diversity and the importance of giving back to their community.
University Prep is committed to developing each student's potential to become an intellectually courageous, socially responsible citizen of the world.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Grades Offered Grades 6-12

Student Body

Total Students 505 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade University Prep Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 59 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Seattle Waldorf School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Northwest Montessori School - Wedgewood (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Northwest Montessori School - Wedgewood (0.3 miles away)
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    Grades: PK-6 | 155 students
    0.3 miles
    7400 25th Ave Ne
    Seattle, WA 98115
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    Concordia Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 121 students
    0.7 miles
    7040 36th Ave Ne
    Seattle, WA 98115
  • Seattle
    Grades: PK-8 | 270 students
    0.7 miles
    3520 Ne 89th St
    Seattle, WA 98115
  • Seattle
    Grades: KG-8 | 519 students
    0.9 miles
    6220 32nd Ave Ne
    Seattle, WA 98115
  • Seattle
    Grades: NS-8 | 78 students
    0.9 miles
    844 Ne 78th Street
    Seattle, WA 98115

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The average private school tuition in Seattle, WA is $13,165 for elementary schools and $12,583 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Seattle, WA is 62% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).