Annie Wright Schools

  • Annie Wright Schools serve students from age three through high school.
  • Annie Wright Lower and Middle Schools offer co-ed programs in Preschool through Grade 8, while separate Upper Schools for boys and girls offer day and boarding options in Grades 9 through 12.
  • Annie Wright is proud to be an International Baccalaureate World School, delivering IB programs in every division.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Coalition of Girls
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
International Baccalaureate (IB) World School
Educational Records Bureau
International Boys' Schools Coalition
NWAIS (Northwest Association of Independent Schools
Religious AffiliationEpiscopal
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded1884
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students606 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Annie Wright Schools Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers116 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
99%
Average Class Size12 students
Average SAT score1278
Average ACT score27
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 10 / Feb. 3 / rolling
Tuition NotesPlease visit our website for tuition information: https://www.aw.org/admissions/tuition--financial-aid
Admissions DirectorJennifer Haley
Admissions AssociateJoy Phelps

Sports

Total Sports Offered14 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Cycling, Fencing, Flag Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
CyclingFencing,
Flag FootballGolf,
LacrosseSailing,
SoccerSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
Ultimate FrisbeeVolleyball,

School Notes

  • Annie Wright Schools serve students from age three through high school. Annie Wright Lower and Middle Schools offer co-ed programs in Preschool through Grade 8, while separate Upper Schools for boys and girls offer day and boarding options in Grades 9 through 12. Annie Wright is proud to be an International Baccalaureate World School, delivering IB programs in every division.
  • Founded in 1884, Annie Wright Schools are nestled in the beautiful North End neighborhood of Tacoma, Washington.
  • We offer rich, thoughtful and internationally-recognized programs that welcome students from around the world. While our web site offers a glimpse into what life and learning at Annie Wright are really like, we encourage you to visit our campus, which will give you a stronger sense of our vibrant community.

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