The Bush School

3400 E Harrison Street
Seattle, WA 98112-0981
Tel: (206)322-7978
Grades: K-12 | 580 students
The Bush School, founded in 1924 by Helen Taylor Bush, is a progressive, independent, non-sectarian day school of approximately 580 students in grades K-12.
Our mission is to spark in students of diverse backgrounds and talents a passion for learning, accomplishment, and contribution to their communities.

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded 1924

Student Body

Total Students 580 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade The Bush School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 85 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 15 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15
Tuition Notes Tuition by grade: **K-5 $21,185 **6-8 $26,340 **9-12 $27,595
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $18,856
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Anne Sarewitz
Admissions Associate Oriana Isaacson


Total Sports Offered 11 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Golf, Nordic Skiing, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCross Country,
GolfNordic Skiing,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,

School Notes

  • Please contact the Admissions and Financial Aid Office at 206-326-7736 or for information about admissions.

Profile last updated: 01/22/2016

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