Westside School

7740 34th Avenue SW,
Seattle, WA, 98126-0981
Tel: (206)932-2511
Grades: PK - 8 | 257 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)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1981

Student Body

Total Students 257 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 17%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Westside School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 70%
Average Class Size 18 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 21 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $10,800
Tuition Notes Middle School Tuition is $12900
% on Financial Aid 15%
Average Financial Aid Grant $5,000
Acceptance Rate 50%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director David Bergler
Admissions Associate Kathy Winans


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.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Shorewood Christian School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Northwest Montessori School West Seattle Campus (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Learning Way School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Seattle Northwest Montessori School West Seattle Campus
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    7344 35th Ave Sw
    Seattle , WA , 98126
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    0.3  mi  |  15  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Seattle
    Our Lady Of Guadalupe School
    (Roman Catholic)
    3401 Sw Myrtle Street
    Seattle , WA , 98126
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.4  mi  |  239  students  |  Gr.  NS-8
  • Seattle
    Learning Way School
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    9202 21st Avenue Sw
    Seattle , WA , 98106
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    1.1  mi  |  12  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Seattle
    The Community Of West Seattle
    9450 22nd Ave Sw
    Seattle , WA , 98106
    1.2  mi  |  89  students  |  Gr.  K-3
  • Seattle
    Holy Family School
    Coed  (Roman Catholic)
    9615 20th Ave Sw
    Seattle , WA , 98106
    Coed  (Roman Catholic)
    1.3  mi  |  129  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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