Westside School

7740 34th Avenue SW,
Seattle, WA, 98126-0981
     Tel: (206)932-2511
Grades: PK - 8 | 360 students
Westside School is West Seattle's premier elementary school.
It offers an inquiry-based, integrated curriculum that includes strong academic basics along with Chinese, Spanish, PE, music, and art.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1981

Student Body

Total Students 360 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 23%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade Westside School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 70%
Average Class Size 18 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $13,600
Tuition Notes Middle School Tuition is $15200
% on Financial Aid 18%
Average Financial Aid Grant $6,500
Acceptance Rate 50%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director David Bergler
Admissions Associate Kathy Winans

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. book club, chess, knitting, science, yoga book club, chess, knitting, science, yoga, 

School Notes:

  • Westside School prepares students for the world by challenging them to achieve academic success and by connecting their human spirt and imagination to learning. Westside values:
  • High Academic Standards: Our integrated curriculum and small class size challenge each student to succeed at his or her highest level.
  • Joyful Learning: Our students are engaged and encouraged by our faculty to use all their unique abilities to succeed academically, think critically and be creative, excited learners.
  • A Caring Community: We treat one another with honesty, respect and generosity of spirit.
  • A Global Community: Our community embraces and promotes understanding of all kinds of differences - ethnicity, culture, religion and socio-economics.

Profile last updated: 10/01/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Shorewood Christian School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Our Lady Of Guadalupe School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Our Lady Of Guadalupe School (0.4 miles away)
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