Spruce St School

  • Spruce Street School is a diverse environment of students, families, and staff.
  • Every day, we strive to intentionally create a culture that fosters strong character, positive self-image, and a life-long excitement for learning.
  • We honor and value each and every student: who an individual student is, where that student is from, and what that student brings to both the classroom and the community.
  • We model and teach respect for all types of diversity, including cultural, ethnic, racial, economic, family structure, sexual orientation, gender identity, learning differences, beliefs, and abilities.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
NWAIS (Northwest Association of Independent Schools
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Year Founded1982
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$325
Summer Program Cost NotesFor the 2019 summer season, our camps cost $375 per week. Our highly-trained staff provide a morning and afternoon snack. Every day campers go on a field trip and get to explore Seattle. Camp hours are 8:00am to 5:30pm. Extended care costs are built into the fee and are no additional cost.
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students103 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Spruce St School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size18 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 17 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$23,600
Tuition NotesNeed based financial aid is available. Please refer to the Financial Aid page on the school website.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions DirectorCapri Arias


Total Sports Offered1 sports
SportsCross CountryCross Country

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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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