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 Students31 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
87%
State avg.: 23%
Students by GradeSeattle Urban Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
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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