The Cottage School At Mountlake

  • The Cottage School's Inc. is a well respected program established in 1983 by Laura Thompson.
  • We currently operate childcare programs at three locations in Seattle.
  • Our philosophy of education is based on nurturing the whole child.
  • We provide a developmental appropriate program that encourages children to take a hands-on approach to exploring their environment.
  • This provides an opportunity for children to develop at their own pace.
  • The Cottage Schools, Inc, was established in 1983 and currently operates childcare programs at three locations in Seattle.
  • The original Cottage School was a small cottage located behind a Montlake residence near the University of Washington.
  • We moved to our current location to meet the growing needs of the community.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten

Student Body

Total Students22 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade The Cottage School At Mountlake Student By Grade

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Seattle
    Grades: PK-5 | 246 students
    0.9 miles
    2227 10th Avenue E
    Seattle, WA 98102
    0.9 PK-5
  • Seattle
    Bright Water Waldorf School
    Bright Water Waldorf School Photo - Beginning in the early childhood classes, circle time and group songs connect the children with rhythm, melody, and pitch. Students rise into the early grades with flute and lyre playing. Formal subject classes for music instruction start in the fourth grade with Strings. In middle school students venture into more complex arrangements and play together in ensembles.
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: NS-8 | 184 students
    1 miles
    1501 10th Avenue E Ste 100
    Seattle, WA 98102
    1 NS-8
  • Seattle
    Grades: PK-5 | 236 students
    1.7 miles
    3611 E Denny Way
    Seattle, WA 98122
    1.7 PK-5
  • Seattle
    Grades: NS-5 | 180 students
    3.8 miles
    2120 21st Avenue S
    Seattle, WA 98144
    3.8 NS-5
  • Seattle
    Grades: PK-5 | 90 students
    4.1 miles
    2524 16th Avenue S
    Seattle, WA 98144
    4.1 PK-5

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