Spring Academy

  • Spring Academy is a 1-to-1, private, alternative school for grades 6-12. We offer a variety of program options with open enrollment throughout the school year: Full-time: semester, full year, or diploma track
  • Dual enrollment: students can enroll for 1:1 courses with us and other classes at their traditional school
  • Part-time: individual or multiple courses for credit  We also offer one-to-one summer school courses and programs: Full-time and part-time programs
  • Credit recovery or credit replacement courses  Tutoring: all subjects including math, reading, and writing

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School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.AdvancED
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia
Year Founded2013
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost NotesOne-to-one programs customized for each student. Tuition starts at $580/mo for a tutoring program with higher tuition levels for concentrated summer course programs (retake, credit recovery, new course).
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students35 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Spring Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size1 students
Number of AP Courses13 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$23,200
Tuition NotesTuition starts at $580 per month for one course. Part-time and dual enrollment programs can include a single or multiple courses. Full-Time programs typically include 4-5 courses.
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%

School Notes

  • We exist to enable success for students who want a customized educational experience, a flexible schedule or are challenged with learning disabilities, ADHD or autism/Asperger`s.
  • We personalize everything from the student`s schedule, courses, and curriculum to the lesson pacing, teaching methods, and instructional style.
  • Spring Academy works because our one-to-one approach allows us to connect and transform the student`s relationship and attitude towards learning.

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Seattle
    Grades: 5-12 | 858 students
    2.3 miles
    14050 1st Avenue NE
    Seattle, WA 98125
    2.3 5-12
  • Seattle
    Grades: PK-12 | 48 students
    16 miles
    14601 Interurban Ave S
    Seattle, WA 98168
    16 PK-12
  • Seattle
    Grades: 9-12 | 915 students
    0.9 miles
    8200 Wallingford Ave N
    Seattle, WA 98103
    0.9 9-12
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    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: 6-12
    0.1 miles
    9750 3rd Avenue NE, Suite 102
    Seattle, WA 98115
    0.1 6-12
  • Seattle
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    Grades: 1-12
    0.4 miles
    9622 Roosevelt Way NE
    Seattle, WA 98115
    0.4 1-12

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (5 reviews)
I was having the worst time with regular school, getting close to a 1.0 GPA at my local high school, and felt that I was out of options. Then I found the Spring Academy. I immediately and repeatedly both enjoyed my coursework and was successful with my classes. I succeeded there, learning things at a far faster speed and ability than at my other school. The teachers were friendly, the other students were amicable, and the courses were enjoyable. In addition, the teachers were well-versed in disabilities and neurodiversity and were, therefore, able to accommodate my needs in a respectful and friendly way, unlike at my highschool. I achieved what I needed to there, completing the entirety of my mathematics and history requirements for high school. Now, with a 3.5 GPA and my "problem courses" out of the way, I can enjoy college and high school without feeling weighed down by my failures. Truly an amazing school.
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I took English and History at Spring Academy this year. This school has been free of distractions and easy to focus at. We get a lot more done than we did at other schools. I feel more confident with my answers when asked about content or reading comprehension. Sarah and Levina have helped me interact with what I am learning. Thank you Spring Academy!
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Spring Academy has a been a savior. We have tried many other private schools and tutoring centers and Spring is the only one that has worked and really seems to care. Our daughter never complained about going for a tutoring session here. She made progress and walked away with renewed self confidence. Paul, the principal, greets and talks to the students as they come in. He is engaged with each student, even though he is not the one tutoring them. This makes for a welcoming environment compared to sitting in a stark waiting room and being called back for your tutoring appointment at other places. I would highly recommend Spring Academy!
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Our child had a few traumatic life experiences during her HS Soph and Jr year. Due to these events, fell behind in math and nothing and no one was helping. Our child is very capable and smart however, was losing all self-confidence. Spring Academy was suggested by her Counselor at school (the one person that seemed to care if our child was successful or not). The people at Spring Academy are beyond capable at what they teach. They also care about the success of the student. Work at their own pace, TEACH so that they understand and build confidence in the students capabilities. I highly recommend Spring Academy. Many thanks to the entire staff!
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A great alternative to traditional school. Our child has thrived here after a dismal middle school experience in public school. Because of the one on one method of learning she can move ahead quickly in subjects that are less challenging and get extra support in areas that are more challenging. The teachers and principal are kind, supportive and capable. Our child has recaptured her love of learning.
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The average private school tuition in Seattle, WA is $15,927 for elementary schools and $19,372 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Seattle, WA is 73% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).