Seattle Preparatory School

  • Seattle Prep is a Catholic, college preparatory school. Faithful to Jesuit tradition, our mission is the development of young men and women in the processes of learning to learn, learning to live and learning to love.
  • We recognize the prophet Micah's call to “act justly, love tenderly and to walk humbly with our God” for the transformation of ourselves and the world.
  • Since 1891, Seattle Preparatory School has instilled in young hearts and minds the values inherent in the Jesuit educational tradition.
  • Prep has graduated over 8,000 young men and women who have applied Jesuit values to achieve thoughtful and compassionate leadership in commerce, government, Church and family and in service to their country and community.
  • Prep's commitment to academic excellence, spirituality, diversity, access, community, inclusiveness and leadership must be constantly examined in light of how those values can be achieved in a changing world.
  • We are committed to providing our students the very best teachers, programs, opportunities and facilities to support students in their achievement of the excellence that is the hallmark of a Jesuit education.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Jesuit Secondary Education Association (JSEA)
National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students718 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
36%
State avg.: 23%
Students by GradeSeattle Preparatory School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Seattle
    Grades: 9-12 | 915 students
    3.4 miles
    8200 Wallingford Ave N
    Seattle, WA 98103
    (206)527-7711
    3.4 9-12
    915
  • Seattle
    Grades: 9-12 | 836 students
    11.3 miles
    140 S 140th St
    Seattle, WA 98168
    (206)246-0500
    11.3 9-12
    836
  • Seattle
    Grades: 6-12 | 540 students
    3.2 miles
    8000 25th Ave Ne
    Seattle, WA 98115
    (206)525-2714
    3.2 6-12
    540
  • Seattle
    Grades: K-12 | 661 students
    1.8 miles
    3400 E Harrison Street
    Seattle, WA 98112
    (206)322-7978
    1.8 K-12
    661
  • Seattle
    King's Schools
    King's Schools Photo - 99% of our graduates go on to college.
    (Christian)
    Grades: PK-12 | 1236 students
    9 miles
    19303 Fremont Ave. N.
    Seattle, WA 98133
    (206)289-7783
    9 PK-12
    1236

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