St. George's School

Our Mission: "Inspiring scholars, athletes, and artists to serve and lead others." Saint George`s passionate educators and extraordinary campus inspire each and every student in ways that have a beneficial lifetime impact. From kindergarten through 12th grade, every student is supported and celebrated as a scholar, athlete, and artist. We prepare graduates to be lifetime learners, developing their abilities to understand the world around them and to empathize and communicate with others. The result is students who earn admission to the most selective colleges and universities in the nation. But more than acceptance letters, our graduates leave Saint George`s with the intellect and talents to succeed in higher education and to serve and lead in all their chosen endeavors.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 361 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,000
  • Acceptance rate: 70%
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded
1955
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
361 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
26%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade
St. George's School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size
14 students
List of Courses Offered
Average SAT score
1270
Average ACT score
28
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition varies by grade level: kindergarten is $16,090; Grades 1-5 = $18,580; Grades 6-8 = $19,410, Grades 9-12 = $19,610
% on Financial Aid
35%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$8,990
Acceptance Rate
70%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Tami Peplinski
Endowment Size
$7 million

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Associated Student Body/Student Council, Book Club, Climbing, Community Service, Debate, Knowledge Bowl, Lego League, Math is Cool, Outdoor Club, plus a variety of student initiated which varies according to interest, Robotics

School Notes

  • Our Mission: "Inspiring scholars, athletes, and artists to serve and lead others." Saint George`s passionate educators and extraordinary campus inspire each and every student in ways that have a beneficial lifetime impact. From kindergarten through 12th grade, every student is supported and celebrated as a scholar, athlete, and artist. We prepare graduates to be lifetime learners, developing their abilities to understand the world around them and to empathize and communicate with others. The result is students who earn admission to the most selective colleges and universities in the nation. But more than acceptance letters, our graduates leave Saint George`s with the intellect and talents to succeed in higher education and to serve and lead in all their chosen endeavors.
  • You can see the Saint George`s advantage everywhere you look on our campus: In the classrooms, where our talented, experienced teachers share their passion for learning with their students; In well-equipped labs and art studios, where teachers really get to know their students and personalize innovative lessons, activities, and field trips; In our athletic center, where playing on and cheering on our no-cut, championship sports teams is a long-standing tradition; On Graduation Lawn, where the festive Dragon Dance and formal Graduation ceremonies open and close the school year; And along the banks of the Little Spokane River, where science classes study macroinvertebrates while PE students canoe through the nature preserve that surrounds our scenic campus.
  • Teachers at Saint George`s believe in preparing children to succeed in even the most challenging colleges and universities. They translate that belief into a balanced curriculum of rigorous academic training rounded out with  performing arts and competitive athletics. They believe that parents recognize the importance of higher education and want to send their children off well prepared for the rigors of college academic life and capable of success  outside the classroom.
  • Students at Saint George`s are challenged daily to refine their analytical and creative skills. They learn to question and defend their ideas, accept responsibility for their actions, and develop their self-confidence through  activities in and out of the classroom. They learn to write, to think, to communicate more clearly, and to make informed decisions. Saint George`s School prepares students for life beyond college in our changing and challenging  world. Saint George`s Upper School students are involved in their community while excelling in the classroom. Each year students help clean local rivers, teach summer camps and volunteer for Spokane-area non-profits. Plus, some  80% participate in sports and over 50% participate in performing arts. Spanish instruction begins in Kindergarten, while 7th through 12th grade students can also study Mandarin Chinese.
  • The International Baccalaureate is a globally recognized liberal arts curriculum, where students take rigorous courses in social sciences, English, science, math, arts, and proficiency in a second language. Saint George`s 11th  and 12th grade students will take IB classes and earn IB diplomas and certificates. Saint George`s is the only school in the Spokane region offering the IB curriculum, which significantly increases acceptance rates among top tier  universities. For more information visit: www.sgs.org/ib

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
St. George's has been an excellent fit for our daughter. The curriculum is very integrated and requires in-depth input and participation from the students. The teachers'' enthusiasm and love of their work and students is obvious. The emphasis is not just in academics; it is in all aspects of creating a well-rounded and active member of their community. They don't just teach citizenship, they DO it!
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5  
St. George's School creates an atmosphere that encourages and supports academic excellence, creative thinking, and service learning. All students have ample opportunities to participate in all activities. Faculty advisors and teachers are incredibly supporting. The facilities are beautiful and enhance learning and exploration. As a current and alumni parent, I most highly recommend this school for any motivated student.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 361 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,000
  • Acceptance rate: 70%
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Spokane, WA is $4,802 for elementary schools and $5,483 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Spokane, WA is 92% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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