Hamlin Robinson School

  • Hamlin Robinson School is an independent, non-profit, accredited, state-approved, elementary and middle day school. We ignite the academic and creative potential of students with dyslexia and other language-based learning differences. We are dedicated to providing a positive learning environment that will meet individual needs and nurture the whole child.
  • Specially trained teachers teach small classes using a multisensory classroom approach in reading, writing, spelling and all instructional areas.
  • The school's goal is to help students discover the joy of learning, build positive self-esteem and explore their full creative potential while preparing them to return successfully to conventional classrooms.

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School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
AdvancED
Northwest Association of Accredited Schools
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 1-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia and Related Language-Based Learning Differences
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students279 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
19%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Hamlin Robinson School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size13 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition Notes$20,670 (grades 1-5) $22,560 (grades 6-8)
% on Financial Aid
26%
Average Financial Aid Grant$6,000
Admissions DirectorMs. Jessica Ruger

Sports

Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBasketball, Climbing, Cross Country, Rock Climbing, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBasketballClimbing,
Cross CountryRock Climbing,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Drama, Glee Club, LEGO Robotics, Sculpture, Student Council, Tae Kwon Do
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Seattle
    Grades: 1-12 | 37 students
    7.7 miles
    9622 Roosevelt Way NE
    Seattle, WA 98115
    (425) 885-6296
    7.7 1-12
    37
  • Seattle
    Bright Water Waldorf School
    Bright Water Waldorf School Photo - Beginning in the early childhood classes, circle time and group songs connect the children with rhythm, melody, and pitch. Students rise into the early grades with flute and lyre playing. Formal subject classes for music instruction start in the fourth grade with Strings. In middle school students venture into more complex arrangements and play together in ensembles.
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: NS-8 | 184 students
    3.1 miles
    1501 10th Avenue E Ste 100
    Seattle, WA 98102
    (206) 624-6176
    3.1 NS-8
    184
  • Seattle
    Grades: NS-5 | 180 students
    0.3 miles
    2120 21st Avenue S
    Seattle, WA 98144
    (206) 324-4847
    0.3 NS-5
    180
  • Seattle
    Grades: PK-5 | 69 students
    1.3 miles
    3201 Hunter Blvd South
    Seattle, WA 98144
    (206) 721-3480
    1.3 PK-5
    69
  • Seattle
    Grades: 1-9 | 90 students
    2.4 miles
    901 Lenora Street
    Seattle, WA 98121
    (206) 709-9500
    2.4 1-9
    90

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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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The average private school tuition in Seattle, WA is $16,463 for elementary schools and $19,193 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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