Morningside Academy

Unique, research-based program celebrating 37 years of educating Grades 1-9 gifted and struggling learners or anyone interested in improving performance.
Focus on foundation skills of reading, writing, and math integrated with strengthening study, organizational skills, higher-level reasoning and problem solving. Homogeneous groupings by skill level, not age or grade, and small class size produces measurable results.
Daily report cards provided.  Middle School adds high school preparation with content courses and project-based learning methods.
Field trips, Art, Wushu and Psychology/Problem Solving for all students. MA is a non-profit, state-approved school.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 1-9
  • Enrollment: 90 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $24,500
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 1-9
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
LD, ADD, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia, Mild Language/Learning Differences
Year Founded
Summer School Offered
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
90 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 32%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
10 students
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition includes all books and supplies.
Summer Program Cost Notes
Please see Summer School Brochure for complete pricing information!
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Admissions Director
Martha Staff


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
6 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Arts and Crafts, Chess, Coding Class, Friends of Morningside, Sailing, Science

School Notes

  • Students are given extensive assessment to find out what they can do well, not so well and not at all. Students practice everything until they are fluent. The goal is to be able to perform quickly, effortlessly and accurately. Teachers continually adjust their instruction based upon performance data until the students are successful. No one falls through the cracks.
  • Students are very successful in school, sometimes for the first time in their lives.
  • We tell families that their children will gain at least two grade levels in their skill of greatest deficit or their money back. We have returned less than 2 percent of tuition in 35 years.
  • Students learn in an atmosphere of positive reinforcement. Teachers give their students lots of praise.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Morningside Academy cost?
Morningside Academy's tuition is approximately $24,500 for private students.
Does Morningside Academy offer a summer program?
Yes, Morningside Academy offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
When is the application deadline for Morningside Academy?
The application deadline for Morningside Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is Morningside Academy located?
Morningside Academy is located in the Stevens neighborhood of Seattle, WA. There are 3 other private schools located in Stevens.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 1-9
  • Enrollment: 90 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $24,500
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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