Established in 1954, Our Lady of Fatima Parish School has been the primary Catholic school in the Magnolia neighborhood of Seattle.
With just under 300 students, our school is comprised of one class per grade, Preschool through 8th.We offer both half-day and full-day Preschool (3-year-olds) and Pre-Kindergarten (4-year-olds) with several schedule options available.
In Preschool through 5th grade, each classroom is led by a homeroom teacher and a full-time instructional aide. 6th-8th grade students are taught by our middle school team.
Students attend specialist classes in art, computer science, library, music, physical education, and Spanish. We have reading and math specialsts for students who need assistance and offer leadership and mentoring opportunities. We have a 9,000 volume library and science lab.
We have a full-time counselor on staff.  Classroom hours are 8:30am-3:15pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, and 8:30am-2:15pm on Wednesday. We offer Extended Care until 6:00pm to our students in Preschool-5th Grade on days when school is in session full day (space permitting and for an additional fee). Extended Care is not available during school breaks, faculty in-service days, or on early dismissal days.
Virtually all graduating 8th grade students who apply to Catholic high school are accepted.
While Catholicism is our foundation, families of all faiths are welcome to apply.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 300 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,257
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 28 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Our Lady of Fatima School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Washington for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1954

Student Body

Total Students
300 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade
Our Lady of Fatima School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size
28 students
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Active parish vs. non-parish member rates apply. Please visit our Admissions page for details.
% on Financial Aid
5%
Acceptance Rate
98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Susan Gimbl

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Robotics Club, Speech Team

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Snow Sports

School Notes

  • Established in 1954, Our Lady of Fatima Parish School offers students and parents a nurturing, safe, and supportive community that encourages an exceptional, well-rounded education. Our principal, teachers, specialists, and staff are all dedicated to the success and confidence of each and every student. Working as an integrated team, the faculty teaches and instills a strong sense of ethics and Christian values while supporting a rigorous curriculum that includes religion, English language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, Spanish, visual arts, music, computer technology, physical education, and emotional well-being. This caring and collaborative approach helps prepare children for a lifetime of success. While Catholicism is our foundation, families of all faiths are welcome to apply.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Our Lady of Fatima School cost?

Our Lady of Fatima School's tuition is approximately $9,257 for private students.

What is the acceptance rate of Our Lady of Fatima School?

The acceptance rate of Our Lady of Fatima School is 98%, which is higher than the national average of 85%.

What sports does Our Lady of Fatima School offer?

Our Lady of Fatima School offers 5 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and Field and Volleyball.

What is Our Lady of Fatima School's ranking?

Our Lady of Fatima School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Washington for: Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees, Largest student body and Oldest founding date.

When is the application deadline for Our Lady of Fatima School?

The application deadline for Our Lady of Fatima School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 300 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,257
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 28 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Seattle, WA is $19,231 for elementary schools and $22,577 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Seattle, WA is 72% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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