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 (2021-22)

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

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).

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St. Paul's Academy is a wonderful school. They have small class sizes, and the teachers are committed and nurturing. Mrs. Jorgenson is a wonderful teacher.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

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

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The average private school tuition in Whatcom County, WA is $6,970 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

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