The Perkins School

  • About Us: Perkins is a small learning community where children and their families feel at home.
  • Children learn best in small classes and schools, where they are known and appreciated as individuals. Our experienced teachers incorporate a variety of learning techniques, ensuring that each child's learning style is addressed and enhanced.
  • Philosophy: Perkins nurtures the intellectual, creative, and emotional lives of children in a diverse learning community in which an integrated, experiential curriculum prepares them for a lifetime of learning, leadership, and service.
  • Why Choose Us: Perkins offers a truly child-centered, age-appropriate, and challenging curriculum.  Children leave Perkins happy, motivated, and well-prepared.

School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5

Student Body

Total Studentsn/a
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
21%
State avg.: 25%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Average Class Size17 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 11
Yearly Tuition Cost$20,000
% on Financial Aid
22%
Admissions DirectorAngie Gianelli

School Notes

  • Differentiated instruction, specific grade level goals with careful adaptations for individual students
  • Weekly all school meetings with close knit and caring school community
  • Emphasis on science and understanding math
  • Daily P.E. for optimum brain function and physical health
  • French language and social skills program in all grades
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Seattle
    Grades: NS-12 | 661 students
    5.1 miles
    3400 E Harrison Street
    Seattle, WA 98112
    (206)322-7978
    5.1 NS-12
    661
  • Seattle
    Grades: K-5
    2.2 miles
    4649 Sunnyside Ave N Ste 242
    Seattle, WA 98103
    (206)632-7154
    2.2 K-5
    n/a
  • Seattle
    Grades: PK-6 | 143 students
    1.2 miles
    7400 25th Ave Ne
    Seattle, WA 98115
    (206)524-4244
    1.2 PK-6
    143
  • Seattle
    Pacific Crest School
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-8 | 206 students
    3.2 miles
    600 Nw Bright St
    Seattle, WA 98107
    (206)789-7889
    3.2 PK-8
    206
  • Seattle
    Seattle Country Day School
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    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: K-8 | 377 students
    3.8 miles
    2619 4th Ave N
    Seattle, WA 98109
    (206)691-2625
    3.8 K-8
    377

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The average private school tuition in Seattle, WA is $16,304 for elementary schools and $19,193 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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