The Perkins School

9005 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle, WA 98115
Tel: (206)526-8217
Grades: K-5 | 85 students
About Us: Perkins is a small learning community where children and their families feel at home.
Children learn best in small classes and schools, where they are known and appreciated as individuals.
Our experienced teachers incorporate a variety of learning techniques, ensuring that each child's learning style is addressed and enhanced.
Philosophy: Perkins nurtures the intellectual, creative, and emotional lives of children in a diverse learning community in which an integrated, experiential curriculum prepares them for a lifetime of learning, leadership, and service.
Why Choose Us: Perkins offers a truly child-centered, age-appropriate, and challenging curriculum.
Children leave Perkins happy, motivated, and well-prepared.
PLEASE NOTE:  We are The Perkins School located in North Seattle in the Maple Leaf neighborhood, not the Perkins Preschool located in the Ravenna neighborhood of Seattle, nor Perkins (for the blind) located in Massachusets.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-5

Student Body

Total Students 85 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade The Perkins School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 14 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $17,500
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Angie Gianelli

School Notes:

  • Differentiated instruction, specific grade level goals with careful adaptations for individual students
  • Weekly all school meetings with close knit and caring school community
  • Environmental science, sustainability focus and school pea patch
  • Daily P.E. for optimum brain function and physical health
  • French language and social skills program in all grades

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Dartmoor School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Catherine School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Catherine School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Seattle
    St Catherine School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 260 students
    0.3 miles
    8524 8th Ave Ne
    Seattle, WA 98115
  • Seattle
    Dartmoor School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-12
    0.3 miles
    9618 Roosevelt Way NE
    Seattle, WA 98115
  • Seattle
    Brightmont Academy
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: 6-12
    0.5 miles
    9750 3rd Avenue NE, Suite 102
    Seattle, WA 98115
  • Seattle
    Spring Academy
    Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 75 students
    0.6 miles
    9725 3rd Ave NE Ste 125
    Seattle, WA 98115
  • Seattle
    Grades: NS-8 | 78 students
    0.6 miles
    844 Ne 78th Street
    Seattle, WA 98115

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