Renton Prep Christian: Microsoft's First US K-12 Flagship School Participant

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Renton Prep is a private Christian-based school made up of students from Kindergarten Prep through 10th grade.
As an intentional MicroSchool, it serves 160 competitively selected students from 26 nations and 12 faith traditions. Its diverse community of researchers and learners reflects our unified commitment to offering a globally connected, researched-based learning environment with an emphasis in STEM and Fine Arts.
Renton Prep is the first and only K-12 school in the U.S. to be named a Microsoft Flagship School, of which there are only 17 in the world. This aids faculty in implementing evidence-based cirriculum and provides students with the opportunity to collaborate with students & professionals from all over the globe.
It is a learner-centered, digital device blended learning environment known for its research-based implementation of Harvard University's "Mind, Brain and Education" philosophy of learning.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-10
  • Students: 223 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,700
  • Acceptance rate: 22%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Renton Prep Christian: Microsoft's First US K-12 Flagship School Participant ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Washington for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-10
Year Founded
2014
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
223 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Renton Prep Christian: Microsoft's First US K-12 Flagship School Participant Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
62%
Average Class Size
16 students
Number of AP Courses
31 courses
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Student designed uniforms)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
financial aid available
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$2,500
Acceptance Rate
22%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
David-Paul Zimmerman
Admissions Associate
Rachel Huggins

School Notes

  • As a research-based educational environment, Renton Prep has a global reach and draws students committed to entering college their junior year in high school. Students co-create their learning design plans that exceed all Washington State requirements. All 8th graders capable of high school level work are encouraged to complete as many high school level courses as they believe they can successfully complete and may receive full high school credit for classes taken and completed.
  • Students typically take 20 or more field trips a year, attending the Seattle Opera, Ballet, Shakespeare, 5th Avenue and Paramount Theater productions.
  • This private-public partnership with the City of Renton leases several floors of the 7 story building that once housed the Renton City Hall. It is located in downtown Renton, on the banks of the Cedar River. Set in a 20 acre community owned site, Renton Prep offers access to playfields, outdoor tennis and basketball courts and a skateboard park as well as 2 indoors gyms, weight and exercise rooms, dance studio, performing arts center, and a 24 mile asphalt running and biking trail. Renton  Prep was opened in February 2015.
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-10
  • Students: 223 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,700
  • Acceptance rate: 22%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in King County, WA is $17,042 for elementary schools and $19,454 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in King County, WA is 78% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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