Explorer West Middle School

Tel: (206)935-0495
  • Explorer West Middle School embraces the energy and enthusiasm of young people on the journey to adulthood by fostering confidence and discovery.
  • Offering the benefits of a small learning community, Explorer West views the complexity of adolescence as a unique window of opportunity to develop the diverse academic, creative, and social skills required for a sustainable future.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Year Founded1996

Student Body

Total Students94 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 27%
Students by GradeExplorer West Middle School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size16 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 11 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$14,700
Tuition NotesNew-student tuition for the 12-13 school year is $14,900 for 6th grade; $15,900 for 7th grade; $16,900 for 8th grade.
% on Financial Aid
23%
Average Financial Aid Grant$8,200
Admissions DirectorClaudia Rose

Sports

Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBasketball, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,
TennisTrack and Field,
Ultimate FrisbeeVolleyball,

School Notes

  • Accredited by the Pacific Northwest Association of Independent Schools. Redefing the middle school experience. Small class sizes. Nurturing community. Teachers who are committed to working with middle school-aged students. A challenging curriculum: - math, history, science, English, Latin, drama, art history, art methods, music performance, music history, physical education. Advisory program. Outdoor Education program. Community Service program. Financial aid is available.

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