Founded in 1971, The Franklin Academy, located in Bellingham, WA, is a closely-knit, fast-growing independent coeducational day school.
A supportive community with STEM focused education in a safe, small class environment for all grades. Call today for a personal tour (360) 733-1750 or discover more at our website www.thefranklin.academy.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,850
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

The Franklin Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Washington for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded
1971

Student Body

Total Students
n/a
Student Body Type
Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size
10 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Khaki pants and polo/dress

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Depends on division
Admissions Director
Natalie Bennett

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Chess, Robotics

Club or Organization:
Math Team

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Middle School Sports

School Notes

  • Sports Teams in the WIAA leagueSmall class sizes for every grade level Strong parent involvement
  • The Franklin Academy is not just a school; it's a nurturing and supportive community
  • A rigorous academic environment that follows national standards from experts in each subject area (cross-grade STEM-focused curriculum used, too)
  • A program emphasizing achievement, leadership with buddies, and moral & spiritual development
  • Instructional time music and Spanish specialist each week
  • Sports Teams with WIAA
  • Elective opportunities in Middle School (i.e., Coding and Makerspace)
  • Field trips that complement curriculum (like the 8th Graders go to England).
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does The Franklin Academy cost?

The Franklin Academy's tuition is approximately $7,850 for private students.

What sports does The Franklin Academy offer?

The Franklin Academy offers 6 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball and Wrestling.

What is The Franklin Academy's ranking?

The Franklin Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Washington for: Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees.

When is the application deadline for The Franklin Academy?

The application deadline for The Franklin Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,850
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Whatcom County, WA is $7,099 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

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