Westside School

7740 34th Avenue SW
Seattle, WA 98126-0981
Tel: (206)932-2511
Grades: PK-8 | 390 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 390 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
23%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size 18 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

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

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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).
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