Brightmont Academy - Sammamish

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  • Brightmont Academy Student of the Month: Ava - 11/21/2016 - Ava came to Brightmont Academy - Sammamish in May when she was struggling at her previous school. She enrolled as a full time student at Brightmont and her grades improved. Ava says, "enrolling at Brightmont helped me a lot! Now I have all A's in my subjects!"...more
  • Brightmont Academy Student of the Month: Alex - 12/19/2016 - Congratulations to Alex, a senior student at Brightmont Academy - Sammamish. Alex has been attending Brightmont for more than a year and he loves it. The one-to-one instruction is a great fit for him. At Brightmont, Alex has found the motivation to complete hi...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
  • 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
  • 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: 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: 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 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

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

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
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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