Is your student struggling with learning to read, write, or spell? Do they feel discouraged and anxious about school? Hamlin Robinson School is an independent school in Seattle, offering a specialized program for students with dyslexia and other language-based learning differences.
We provide a multi-sensory language approach, full academic curriculum, and a positive learning environment.
Our students discover the joy of learning, build positive self-esteem, explore creative potential, and acquire the specific language skills necessary for success.
Students are accepted at their instructional level, and respect is a fundamental value.
The HRS community is strong and flourishing because so many wonderful people find their way here.
Our families are diverse in every way: careers, race, religion, family structure, sexual orientation, and socio-economic background.
Personal relationships matter, and providing a supportive, nurturing environment ensures students and families thrive.

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Hamlin Robinson School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Washington for:


School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 1-8
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia and Related Language-Based Learning Differences
Summer School Offered
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
324 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade
Hamlin Robinson School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
15 students
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Lower School (grades 1 - 5): $25,854 Middle School (grades 6 - 8): $28,280
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Admissions Director
Jessica Ruger
Admissions Associate
Nikki Kurtz


Total Sports Offered
5 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
6 extracurriculars
LEGO Robotics

Club or Organization:
Chess and Logic, Photography Club, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Arts and Crafts, Drama

School Notes

  • MISSION: Hamlin Robinson School ignites the academic and creative potential of students with dyslexia and other language-based learning differences.
  • VISION: The world class educational program at Hamlin Robinson School is a catalyst for students to discover the joy of learning within a rich, comprehensive school experience.
  • CORE VALUES: Respect, Responsibility, Purpose, Perseverance
Profile last updated: 08/18/2021

School Reviews

Such a great place for my middle school son! He has faced his reading difficulties, greatly improved his academics, and his self-esteem has soared. The environment is confident and kind. My son ran for his bus with a smile every day. A wonderful school.
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