The Franklin Academy

  • 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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Northwest Association of Accredited Schools
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded1971

Student Body

Total Studentsn/a
Student Body TypeCo-ed

Academics and Faculty

% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size10 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Khaki pants and polo/dress)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,850
Tuition NotesDepends on division
Admissions DirectorNatalie Bennett

Sports

Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBasketballCross Country,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWrestling,

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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bellingham
    Grades: NS-8 | 203 students
    1.8 miles
    1600 E Sunset Dr
    Bellingham, WA 98226
    (360)733-7303
    1.8 NS-8
    203
  • Bellingham
    Grades: PK-8 | 204 students
    1.1 miles
    2116 Cornwall Ave
    Bellingham, WA 98225
    (360)733-6133
    1.1 PK-8
    204
  • Bellingham
    Grades: PK-5
    1.8 miles
    567 E. Kellogg Road
    Bellingham, WA 98226
    (360)738-8248
    1.8 PK-5
    n/a
  • Mount Vernon
    Grades: PK-8 | 248 students
    25.2 miles
    1321 E Division Street
    Mount Vernon, WA 98274
    (360)428-3912
    25.2 PK-8
    248
  • Bellingham
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    Grades: PK-8 | 231 students
    4.6 miles
    941 Austin St
    Bellingham, WA 98229
    (360)733-3164
    4.6 PK-8
    231

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