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Five Acre is the school you wish you had gone to as a child.
It follows a rigorous academic curriculum that prepares children thoroughly for later stages of their education, but it does so in ways that keep them excited about learning.
The school is a warm community where students have the security, freedom, motivation and power to develop naturally and fully.
Children learn in different ways and at different paces.
We adapt instruction to the talents and learning style of each individual student, ensuring that all succeed.
The school day is thoughtfully balanced between quiet and physically active work, using youthful energy to increase, not detract from, learning.
We also devote considerable attention to citizenship, social development and character building.
Our curriculum is organized around the same Washington State Essential Learning Requirements as public schools, but the traditional subjects are integrated with art, music, drama and outdoor education to keep learning exciting and meaningful.
Teachers balance hands-on activities with work periods requiring quiet attention.
Students who have moved from Five Acre to the public system have been very successful.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-6
  • Students: 62 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,600
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-6

Student Body

Total Students
62 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade
Five Acre School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
20 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition assistance and scholarships available. Tuition varies for primary (pre-K) program based on the number of days attended.

School Notes

  • Five Acre is the school you wish you had gone to as a child.
  • It follows a rigorous academic curriculum that prepares children thoroughly for later stages of their education, but it does so in ways that keep them excited about learning.
  • The school is a warm community where students have the security, freedom, motivation and power to develop naturally and fully.
  • Children learn in different ways and at different paces.
  • We adapt instruction to the talents and learning style of each individual student, ensuring that all succeed.
  • The school day is thoughtfully balanced between quiet and physically active work, using youthful energy to increase, not detract from, learning.
  • We also devote considerable attention to citizenship, social development and character building.
  • Our curriculum is organized around the same Washington State Essential Learning Requirements as public schools, but the traditional subjects are integrated with art, music, drama and outdoor education to keep learning exciting and meaningful.
  • Teachers balance hands-on activities with work periods requiring quiet attention.
  • Students who have moved from Five Acre to the public system have been very successful.
Profile last updated: 08/02/2021

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-6
  • Students: 62 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,600
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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