Yellow Wood Academy

9655 SE 36th Street, #101
Mercer Island, WA 98040-0980
Tel: (206)236-1095
Grades: K-12 | 225 students
YWA was founded in 1981 and became an accredited private school in 1993.
We value all kinds of learners and provide highly skilled staff and instructors to help all students grow and achieve their goals.
For 31 years, YWA has been helping students become confident, independent and lifelong learners.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other school association(s)
Northwest Association of Accredited Schools
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1981

Student Body

Total Students 225 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 27%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 1 students
Number of AP Courses 3 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses All AP Courses and Exams
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition is based on number of course for credit hours
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Kristy Szablya
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The average private school tuition in King County, WA is $12,050 for elementary schools and $15,629 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in King County, WA is 74% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).