Brightmont Academy - Sammamish

  • Brightmont Academy is an accredited 6th-12th private school providing one-to-one instruction.
  • One teacher works with one student to individualize learning pace, style, and goals.
  • Students can enroll in a customized academic program on a flexible schedule and start any time of year, including summer.
  • Brightmont Academy also offers courses for credit, tutoring for grades 3-12, test preparation, and college and career assessment.

School News

  • Brightmont Academy Student of the Month: Aubrey - 01/29/2018 - Aubrey joined our Sammamish campus on November 1, 2017. Although she has only been with us for a couple months, she has made quite an impact on our instructors and her fellow students. Many of her teachers have noted her good sense of humor. Her health teacher...more
  • Brightmont Academy Student of the Month: Colson - 07/21/2017 - Colson is a 6th grade student at Brightmont Academy - Sammamish.  A bright, generous, and thoughtful student, he brings energy and laughter to the campus on a daily basis. Colson has excelled in all of his courses this year, covering the entire sixth grade cur...more
  • Brightmont Academy Teacher of the Month: John Kernan - 02/26/2018 - Dr. John Kernan joined Brightmont Academy Samammish about two years ago. John comes to Brightmont with a very extensive background in education as well as in coaching track and field. He holds a bachelor`s degree in health and physical education, a master`s d...more
  • Brightmont Academy Teacher of the Month: John Kernan - 02/26/2018 - Dr. John Kernan joined Brightmont Academy Samammish about two years ago. John comes to Brightmont with a very extensive background in education as well as in coaching track and field. He holds a bachelor's degree in health and physical education, a master's de...more
  • Brightmont Academy Student of the Month: Cassie - 08/31/2017 - Cassie came to Brightmont Academy - Sammamish the summer before she officially started 9th grade, seeking a school that would allow her to have a more flexible schedule.  She decided to get a jump start on her high school credits and embarked on a rigorous pro...more
  • Brightmont Academy Student of the Month: Connor - 02/28/2017 - Conner comes to Brightmont every day and it`s a joy observing his academic growth! His math teacher Rinki Jalan said he has progressed drastically in Algebra 1. Connor is eager to learn and shows strength in character with respect, attentiveness, and punctuali...more
  • Hands-On Science: Dissecting an Owl Pellet - 03/21/2017 - We live in a region where science impacts our lives every day. Understanding our place in the rich landscapes we inhabit determines the quality and quantity of resources available to us and the diversity of creatures we share them with. A scientifically litera...more
  • Brightmont Academy Student of the Month: Timothy - 04/07/2017 - Congratulations to Timothy, a full-time 9th grade student who has attended Brightmont Academy for the past three months. Timothy`s Algebra teacher, Rinki says, "Timothy began as a regular Algebra 1 student but progressed so well through the course work that he...more
  • Brightmont Academy Student of the Month: Cole - 03/10/2017 - Cole is a hands-on learner who created both plant and animal cell charts to explain the parts and functions of cells for study in biology. His educational and colorful displays will serve as visual communications to other students at Brightmont Academy - Samma...more
  • Student Achievement Spotlight: Cole - 04/24/2017 - Cole first came to Brightmont Academy in August of 2015 at the beginning of his freshman year of high school after spending his middle school years in a non-traditional school environment.  The social aspect of a traditional high school with large class sizes ...more
  • Brightmont Academy Student of the Month: Kason - 10/30/2017 - Kason is an 8th grader at Brightmont Academy - Sammamish. Kason is so committed to science he is applying it to his hobbies of go-kart racing and nerf-gun videos outside of school. He takes videos with a GoPro attached to his kart then uses his knowledge from ...more
  • Brightmont Academy Student of the Month: Larissa - 09/29/2017 - Larissa is a 7th grader at Brightmont Academy - Sammamish. Larissa is a sweet, calming presence on campus. She is very capable and committed to her education. A few of her teachers have said she has a great attitude in class, she gets her homework done on time...more
  • Brightmont Academy Student of the Month: Claire - 11/30/2017 - Claire is a senior at Brightmont Academy - Sammamish and this is her second time receiving the Student of the Month award! She has been studying with us for just about 2 years. Claire is diligent in her school work and focused on her classes. To ensure she com...more

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School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.State or regional independent school association
Northwest Association of Accredited Schools
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia, ADD/ADHD, High-functioning Autism (such as Asperger’s syndrome), Anxiety disorders, Depression, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia, Memory deficits, Obsessive-compulsive disorder, Oppositional defiant disorder
Year Founded1999
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$900

Student Body

Total Studentsn/a
Student Body TypeCo-ed

Academics and Faculty

% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size1 students
Number of AP Courses13 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Environmental Science, Calculus AB, Chemistry, Eng. Language & Comp., Eng. Literature & Comp., Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Physics B, Psychology, Spanish Language, Statistics, U.S. Govt & Politics, U.S. History
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$21,000
Tuition NotesTuition for full-time programs ranges from $21,000-33,500. Tuition for part-time programs is $15,900.
Admissions DirectorAileen Sabbatani

School Notes

  • Founded in 1999, Brightmont Academy has helped thousands of young people find alternative paths to becoming successful students. Through our full-time private school, individual courses for credit, and tutoring, Brightmont meets the individualized needs of students with learning difficulties and those seeking greater academic challenges. Our curriculum includes 6th- to 12th-grade courses and tutoring for all 3rd- to 12th-grade subjects, including math, science, English and social studies. We also offer test preparation tutoring, Advanced Placement* courses, college credit courses, and summer school opportunities. *Advanced Placement is registered trademark of the College Board.

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