Academy Schools encourages the spirit and joy of learning in each student, and offers a nurturing and challenging program for children from pre-school age through 12th grade.The academic and social challenges are individual and place no artificial boundaries on the level of learning.
The Academy Schools environment allows and encourages reaching beyond the comfortable known.
At Academy Schools, we understand the intellectual, social and emotional needs of our students.
Our individualized program gives students the opportunity to experience academic success, build self-esteem and enjoy coming to school every day.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 48 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,750
  • Acceptance rate: 70%
  • Average class size: 7 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Academy Schools ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Washington for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Many
Year Founded
1995

Student Body

Total Students
48 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
24%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade
Academy Schools Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
85%
Average Class Size
7 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(uniforms, khaki or navy pants; blue, red, white collar shirts)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Half Day Pre K - $9750 Full Day Pre K - $12,750 K-5 - $18,950 Middle School - $19,750 High School - $21,250
% on Financial Aid
20%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$8,500
Acceptance Rate
70%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Cynthia Huber
Admissions Associate
Bruce McIntyre

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Cooking Club, Dungeons and Dragons Club, Homework Club, Pokemon Club, Robotics Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Jam Session, Private Instrumental Lessons

School Notes

  • Does your child struggle academically and/or socially at school?
  • Is your child bored in school Is he or she being held back, under-challenged, or needing a different approach to education?
  • Does your child learn differently due to neurodiversity such as ADD/ADHD, Autism, giftedness, anxiety, sensory processing, executive functioning or other learning differences?
  • Are you looking for a strong social, emotional and academic foundation for your PreK or elementary student?
  • At Academy Schools we recognize that each child learns in his or her own unique way. Academy Schools is dedicated to providing a nurturing, supportive environment for children to grow academically, socially and emotionally.  Academy Schools is a nationally accredited, non-sectarian school, serving grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12. Our small classes with a 1 to 10 teacher-student ratio allows for challenging, personalized curriculum where students discover the joy of learning and explore their creative potential.  Centrally located, minutes from Seattle, Renton, Bellevue, Auburn, Mercer Island, Kent and Federal Way; Academy Schools offers an outstanding educational experience. Beyond the academic day, Academy Schools provides after-school child care including a wide range of specialized activities, such as Homework Club, Robotics, Cooking, Pokemon and D&D Clubs. Tutoring, SLP (Speech Language Pathology), Occupational Therapy and Social?Emotional Skills  are also available through private pay services. 

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (4 reviews)
5  
My son is attending his 3rd year at Academy Schools. He participates in Rock School (after school music club) and on the Rubik's Team (the school was awarded 2nd place during their first competition in Seattle). Parents are welcoming and advocates for all students not just their own. My son is gifted and on the Autism Spectrum and he is thriving at this school. There is zero tolerance for bullying and teasing. Students exhibiting these behaviors are corrected with apologies to the affected student(s). Can't say the same for our three years experience in public school (1st through 3rd grade). It had its first graduation ceremony last year since becoming accredited. The ceremony cemented our plans to have our son graduate from this school! Such a wholesome environment is priceless and their success will be supported by us even after my son graduates and moves on to college.
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5  
We love this school! Both of my children are thriving here. The small class sizes, challenging curriculum and high ratio of teacher to student offers an exceptional learning environment.
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5  
Academy Schools is the greatest example of individualized education for every student. Each child is challenged to reach their full potential academically. Each child is given the tools to become successful in, and contribute to the world at large.
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5  
Great school; students are treated as individuals with lots of attention. High scholarship expected with high quality support. Curriculum is exceptional. School community is wonderful--staff is caring,
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 48 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,750
  • Acceptance rate: 70%
  • Average class size: 7 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Seattle, WA is $18,913 for elementary schools and $22,328 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Seattle, WA is 73% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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