Top 20 Best King County Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 324 private schools serving 52,016 students in King County, WA (there are 538 public schools, serving 277,275 public students). 16% of all K-12 students in King County, WA are educated in private schools (compared to the WA state average of 9%).
The best top ranked private schools in King County, WA include Dartmoor School, Brightmont Academy - Sammamish and St. Thomas School.
The average tuition cost is $19,599, which is higher than the Washington private school average tuition cost of $13,258.
35% of private schools in King County, WA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked King County Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
15749 NE 4th Street
Bellevue, WA 98008
(425) 689-3376
Grades: 2-9
| 237 students
The Bear Creek School
The Bear Creek School Photo - The Bear Creek School was founded in 1988.
(Christian)
(10)
8905 208th Avenue NE
Redmond, WA 98053
(425) 898-1720
Grades: NS-12
| 878 students
Brightmont Academy - Sammamish
Brightmont Academy - Sammamish Photo - Taking individual courses at Brightmont Academy offers an effective one-to-one instruction alternative for students to learn concepts and skills by progressing at their own pace.
Special Program Emphasis
4588 Klahanie Dr SE Suite 401
Issaquah, WA 98029
(425) 836-1600
Grades: 1-12
| students
Chestnut Hill Academy
Chestnut Hill Academy Photo
(6)
13633 SE 26th St
Bellevue, WA 98005
(425) 372-2800
Grades: K-5
| 369 students
Dartmoor School
Dartmoor School Photo - Dartmoor School Seattle Campus
9618 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle, WA 98115
(425) 885-6296
Grades: 1-12
| 37 students
Dartmoor School
Dartmoor School Photo - Dartmoor Bothell Campus
Alternative School
19515 North Creek Pkwy. #208
Bothell, WA 98011
(425) 885-6296
Grades: 1-12
| 29 students
Dartmoor School
Dartmoor School Photo - One-to-One instruction helps students excel
Alternative School
2800 Northup Way, Suite 120
Bellevue, WA 98004
(425) 885-6296
Grades: 1-12
| 43 students
Dartmoor School
Dartmoor School Photo - One-to-One lnstruction
Alternative School
(1)
22500 SE 64th PL, #150
Issaquah, WA 98027
(425) 885-6296
Grades: 1-12
| 43 students
Discovery Montessori School
Discovery Montessori School Photo - Our playground supports outdoor learning and activity year round.
Montessori School
(1)
2836 34th Ave West
Seattle, WA 98199
(206) 282-3848
Grades: NS-PK
| 40 students
Eastside Catholic School
Eastside Catholic School Photo - The Eastside Catholic School campus is situated on 50 acres on Sammamish plateau and surrounded by protected wetlands and forest.
(Catholic)
(6)
232 228th Avenue SE
Sammamish, WA 98074
(425) 295-3000
Grades: 6-12
| 836 students
Eastside Christian School
Eastside Christian School Photo - Offering Academic Excellence with a Commitment to Christ at our award-winning school in Bellevue, for preschool through 8th grade students.
(Christian)
(7)
14615 SE 22nd Street
Bellevue, WA 98007
(425) 641-5570
Grades: PK-8
| 308 students
Epiphany School
Epiphany School Photo - Epiphany School is an independent, non-parochial school serving students in Pre-K through 5th Grade.
(8)
3611 E Denny Way
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 323-9011
Grades: PK-5
| 265 students
Forest Ridge School Of The Sacred Heart
Forest Ridge School Of The Sacred Heart Photo
All-girls (Catholic)
(2)
4800 139th Avenue SE
Bellevue, WA 98006
(425) 641-0700
Grades: 5-12
| 300 students
The Little School
The Little School Photo
(8)
2812 116th Ave NE
Bellevue, WA 98004
(425) 827-8708
Grades: PK-5
| 200 students
19830 SE 328th Pl
Auburn, WA 98002
(425) 255-7273
Grades: NS-12
| 581 students
St. Thomas School
St. Thomas School Photo
(5)
8300 NE 12th Street
Medina, WA 98039
(425) 454-5880
Grades: PK-8
| 330 students
1951 152nd Pl NE Suite 101
Bellevue, WA 98007
(425) 640-9000
Grades: 7-12
| students
Spring Academy
Spring Academy Photo - Spring Academy is a progressive private school providing a forward-thinking alternative to the traditional school environment. We believe that each student is unique and deserves an individualized educational experience that is completely customized and taught in a one-on-one setting.
(29)
9725 3rd Ave NE Ste 125
Seattle, WA 98115
(206) 363-3600
Grades: 6-12
| 35 students
Emerald Heights Academy
Emerald Heights Academy Photo - All School Picture
(5)
3850 - 156th Avenue SE
Bellevue, WA 98006
(425) 643-1671
Grades: PK-8
| 46 students
Evergreen Academy
Evergreen Academy Photo
(5)
16017 118th Place NE
Bothell, WA 98011
(425) 488-8000
Grades: K-5
| 175 students
214 E. Galer Street, Suite 200
Seattle, WA 98102
(877) 673-8893
Grades: 6-12
| students
Hillside Academy
Hillside Academy Photo
(Christian)
(3)
26423 NE Allen Street
Duvall, WA 98019
(425) 844-8608
Grades: NS-8
| 76 students
Academy Northwest
Academy Northwest Photo - Academy Northwest is an affordable private Christian school with full time programs, as well as home education extension programs for grades k - 12.
Alternative School
(1)
18915 142 Ave. NE, Ste. 140-B
Woodinville, WA 98072
(206) 246-9227
Grades: K-12
| 298 students
Academy Schools
Academy Schools Photo - Lower School
(4)
14601 Interurban Ave S
Seattle, WA 98168
(206) 588-0860
Grades: PK-12
| 48 students
All-Star Academy
Alternative School
30355 SE High Point Way
Issaquah, WA 98027
(425) 526-4600
Grades: PK-6
| students
Arbor Schools
Montessori School
(3)
1107 228th Avenue Se
Sammamish, WA 98075
(425) 392-3866
Grades: NS-6
| 124 students
Assumption-st Bridget School
(Catholic)
6220 32nd Ave Ne
Seattle, WA 98115
(206) 524-7452
Grades: PK-8
| 505 students
Auburn Adventist Academy
Auburn Adventist Academy Photo
(Seventh Day Adventist)
(3)
5000 Auburn Way S
Auburn, WA 98092
(253) 939-5000
Grades: 9-12
| 256 students
14640 Ne 24th St
Bellevue, WA 98007
(425) 649-0791
Grades: PK-9
| 683 students
Bellevue Christian School
Bellevue Christian School Photo - Bellevue Christian is a thriving independent school with three campuses in Medina, Clyde Hill and Woodinville. We have a 70-year history on Seattle's Eastside, helping prepare students to live faithfully for God. BCS is a unique place where students can find their identity in the Lord, discover their gifts, and learn how they can give themselves away for the Glory.
(Christian)
(3)
1701 98th Ave Ne
Bellevue, WA 98004
(425) 460-3300
Grades: NS-12
| 1,037 students
Bellevue Montessori School
Bellevue Montessori School Photo - Community building takes place in the classroom.
Montessori School
2411 112th Avenue NE
Bellevue, WA 98004
(425) 454-7439
Grades: PK-5
| 274 students
Bertschi School
Bertschi School Photo
2227 10th Avenue E
Seattle, WA 98102
(206) 442-6856
Grades: NS-5
| 246 students
Bishop Blanchet High School
Bishop Blanchet High School Photo
(Catholic)
8200 Wallingford Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 527-7711
Grades: 9-12
| 855 students
Brightmont Academy - Redmond
Brightmont Academy - Redmond Photo - Taking individual courses at Brightmont Academy offers an effective one-to-one instruction alternative for students to learn concepts and skills by progressing at their own pace.
Special Program Emphasis
7345 164th Ave NE, Ste I-135
Redmond, WA 98052
(425) 373-0800
Grades: 1-12
| students
Brightmont Academy - Seattle
Brightmont Academy - Seattle Photo - Taking individual courses at Brightmont Academy offers an effective one-to-one instruction alternative for students to learn concepts and skills by progressing at their own pace.
Special Program Emphasis
115 NE 100th St #200
Seattle, WA 98125
(206) 284-2300
Grades: 1-12
| students
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King County Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
7834 Se 32nd St
Mercer Island, WA 98040
(206) 230-5672
Grades: 1-12
| 25 students
23855 SE 216th St
Maple Valley, WA 98038
(425) 276-5649
Grades: PK-5
| 61 students
Brightmont Academy (Closed 2020)
Special Program Emphasis
13300 NE 175th Street, #1
Woodinville, WA 98072
(425) 219-4993
Grades: 6-12
| students
Burien SDA School (Closed 2006)
(Seventh Day Adventist)
14237 Des Moines Way S
Seattle, WA 98168
(206) 246-8433
Grades: K-8
| 23 students
Eastridge Christian School (Closed 2015)
Daycare / Preschool (Assembly of God)
24205 Se Issaquah Fall City Rd
Issaquah, WA 98029
(425) 270-6329
Grades: PK-K
| 159 students
Emerald City School (Closed 2021)
Special Education School
520 Denny Way
Seattle, WA 98109
(206) 209-0950
Grades: 4-8
| 11 students
13303 Se 288th Street
Auburn, WA 98092
(253) 631-3796
Grades: NS
| 131 students
19303 Fremont Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98133
(206) 289-7783
Grades: PK-12
| 1,236 students
19303 Fremont Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98133
(206) 546-7214
Grades: 5-12
| 652 students
9202 21st Avenue Sw
Seattle, WA 98106
(206) 762-3199
Grades: PK-K
| 12 students
3613 S Juneau St
Seattle, WA 98118
Grades: NS-8
| 140 students
2000 Ne Perkins Way
Seattle, WA 98155
(206) 365-2720
Grades: PK-6
| 131 students
8460 160th Ave Ne
Redmond, WA 98052
(425) 867-0622
Grades: PK-1
| 134 students
1122 East John St
Seattle, WA 98102
(206) 322-4329
Grades: 5-8
| students
18435 42nd Ave S
Seattle, WA 98188
(206) 243-8636
Grades: PK-6
| 43 students
Po Box 939
Fall City, WA 98024
(425) 222-5194
Grades: PK-7
| 20 students
4401 42nd Avenue Sw
Seattle, WA 98116
(206) 938-1414
Grades: PK-8
| 145 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in King County, WA?
The top ranked private schools in King County, WA include Dartmoor School, Brightmont Academy - Sammamish and St. Thomas School.
How many private schools are located in King County, WA?
324 private schools are located in King County, WA.
How much do private schools cost in King County, WA?
The average tuition cost is $19,599, which is higher than the Washington private school average tuition cost of $13,258.
How diverse are private schools in King County, WA?
King County, WA private schools are approximately 37% minority students, which is higher than the Washington private school average of 32%.
What percentage of students in King County, WA go to private school?
16% of all K-12 students in King County, WA are educated in private schools (compared to the WA state average of 9%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in King County, WA?
35% of private schools in King County, WA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

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