Seattle Urban Academy

  • At Seattle Urban Academy, we are an alternative high school seeking to impact students and the community.
  • We are fully accredited by AdvancEd and meet all WA state high school diploma requirements.
  • We're a donor-supported program following Jesus' example of unconditional love.
  • Students come to us discouraged, misguided and battered by life.
  • Many are ready to drop out of school and give up hope for their futures.
  • Our approach is to address their whole person: spiritually, academically, relationally and emotionally; to graduate from HS, successfully transition to higher education and careers.
  • We know they must embrace a constructive understanding of themselves and the world before they can achieve academically.
  • So, while the academy's teachers are dedicated educators, they are also committed mentors, advocates and life coaches; providing one-on-one attention and individualized curriculum.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1989

Student Body

Total Students23 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
89%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Seattle Urban Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size10 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$800
Tuition NotesTuition is charged quarterly. Each student receives generous scholarship.
% on Financial Aid
100%
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%

School Notes

  • At Seattle Urban Academy, we are an alternative high school seeking to impact students and the community. We are fully accredited by AdvancEd and meet all WA state high school diploma requirements. We're a donor-supported program following Jesus' example of unconditional love. Students come to us discouraged, misguided and battered by life. Many are ready to drop out of school and give up hope for their futures. Our approach is to address their whole person: spiritually, academically, relationally and emotionally; to graduate from HS, successfully transition to higher education and careers. We know they must embrace a constructive understanding of themselves and the world before they can achieve academically. So, while the academy's teachers are dedicated educators, they are also committed mentors, advocates and life coaches; providing one-on-one attention and individualized curriculum.

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Nearby Private Schools

  • The nearest high school to Seattle Urban Academy is Academy Schools (2.6 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school, preschool is St. Paul School (0.1 miles away)
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  • Seattle
    St. Paul School
    St. Paul School Photo - St. Paul School is Seattle's newest Catholic blended-learning school with the support from the University of Notre Dame's Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE). Our global community serves families from Seattle to Auburn.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 151 students
    0.1 miles
    10001 57th Ave S
    Seattle, WA 98178
    (206)725-0780
    0.1 PK-8
    151
  • Seattle
    South Seattle KinderCare
    South Seattle KinderCare Photo - South Seattle KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    2.4 miles
    11626 Des Moines Memorial Dr S
    Seattle, WA 98168
    (206)243-0780
    2.4 NS-PK
    n/a
  • Seattle
    Grades: PK-12 | 48 students
    2.6 miles
    14601 Interurban Ave S
    Seattle, WA 98168
    (206)588-0860
    2.6 PK-12
    48
  • Seattle
    St Edward School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 151 students
    2.9 miles
    4200 S Mead St
    Seattle, WA 98118
    (206)725-1774
    2.9 PK-8
    151
  • Seattle
    Grades: PK-8 | 109 students
    3 miles
    1625 S Columbian Way
    Seattle, WA 98108
    (206)722-1200
    3 PK-8
    109

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The average private school tuition in Seattle, WA is $16,082 for elementary schools and $18,994 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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