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 5th grade.
As an intentional small school Renton Prep limits enrollment and serves 140 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 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.

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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-5
Year Founded
1968

Student Body

Total Students
150 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
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
62%
Average Class Size
15 students
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
10%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$2,500
Acceptance Rate
9%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Dr. David-Paul Zimmerman
Admissions Associate
Tre'Shawn Gordon

School Notes

  • 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. .
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Renton Prep Christian: Microsoft's First US K-12 Flagship School Participant cost?
Renton Prep Christian: Microsoft's First US K-12 Flagship School Participant's tuition is approximately $17,400 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of Renton Prep Christian: Microsoft's First US K-12 Flagship School Participant?
The acceptance rate of Renton Prep Christian: Microsoft's First US K-12 Flagship School Participant is 9%, which is lower than the national average of 84%. Renton Prep Christian: Microsoft's First US K-12 Flagship School Participant's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in Washington with low acceptance rates.
What is Renton Prep Christian: Microsoft's First US K-12 Flagship School Participant's ranking?
Renton Prep Christian: Microsoft's First US K-12 Flagship School Participant ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Washington for: Lowest average acceptance rates.
When is the application deadline for Renton Prep Christian: Microsoft's First US K-12 Flagship School Participant?
The application deadline for Renton Prep Christian: Microsoft's First US K-12 Flagship School Participant is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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The average private school tuition in King County, WA is $19,805 for elementary schools and $22,530 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in King County, WA is 76% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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