Top 20 Best Pierce County Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 63 private schools serving 11,147 students in Pierce County, WA (there are 281 public schools, serving 135,272 public students). 8% of all K-12 students in Pierce County, WA are educated in private schools (compared to the WA state average of 9%).
The best top ranked private schools in Pierce County, WA include Charles Wright Academy, Chief Leschi Schools and Hrrs Juan Diego Academy.
The average tuition cost is $10,006, which is lower than the Washington private school average tuition cost of $13,258.
59% of private schools in Pierce County, WA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).

Top Ranked Pierce County Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Charles Wright Academy
Charles Wright Academy Photo - Charles Wright Academy's Lower School, Middle School, and Upper School are home to more than 550 students from age 30 months to 12th grade. All three schools are situated on a beautiful, wooded 107-acre campus in University Place.
(6)
7723 Chambers Creek Rd W University Place
University Place, WA 98467
(253) 620-8373
Grades: NS-12
| 578 students
All Saints Continuation School
(Catholic)
504 2nd Street Sw
Puyallup, WA 98371
(253) 845-5025
Grades: PK-8
| 325 students
All Saints School
(Catholic)
2323 54th Ave E
Tacoma, WA 98424
(253) 845-5025
Grades: PK-8
| 334 students
Annie Wright Schools
Annie Wright Schools Photo - Founded in 1884, Annie Wright Schools are nestled in the beautiful North End neighborhood of Tacoma, Washington. Our historic campus includes an indoor pool, two gyms, science and technology labs, art and music studios, theater, outdoor gardens, play areas, athletic fields and open spaces.
(Episcopal)
(2)
827 N Tacoma Ave
Tacoma, WA 98403
(253) 272-2216
Grades: NS-12
| 697 students
Bellarmine Preparatory School
(Catholic)
(2)
2300 S Washington St
Tacoma, WA 98405
(253) 752-7701
Grades: 9-12
| 847 students
601 9th Ave Se
Puyallup, WA 98372
(253) 841-1776
Grades: K-6
| 263 students
811 21st St Se
Puyallup, WA 98372
(253) 841-1776
Grades: 7-12
| 382 students
3425 176th Street E
Tacoma, WA 98446
(253) 841-1776
Grades: PK-6
| 252 students
Chief Leschi Schools
Special Program Emphasis
5625 52nd Street E
Puyallup, WA 98371
(253) 445-6000
Grades: PK-12
| 782 students
Concordia Christian Academy
Concordia Christian Academy Photo - Welcome to Concordia Christian Academy! We invite you to discover the opportunities that are part of the Concordia experience. Our school deeply values the unique gifts that God gives each of us, and we ensure that our students discover and develop their giftedness by offering a full range of customized academics, sports and fine arts programs, and service activities.
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
(4)
202 E 56th Street
Tacoma, WA 98404
(253) 475-9513
Grades: K-12
| 217 students
Faith Lutheran School
Faith Lutheran School Photo
(Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
(1)
113 S 96th Street
Tacoma, WA 98444
(253) 537-2696
Grades: PK-8
| 147 students
Hrrs Juan Diego Academy
Hrrs Juan Diego Academy Photo - Food Bank Drive! Helping our community!
Special Program Emphasis (Catholic)
(1)
504 S 30th St
Tacoma, WA 98402
(253) 272-7012
Grades: PK-8
| 181 students
Life Christian Academy
Life Christian Academy Photo
(Assembly of God)
(1)
1717 S Union Ave
Tacoma, WA 98405
(253) 756-5317
Grades: NS-12
| 740 students
Lighthouse Christian School
Lighthouse Christian School Photo
(Christian)
(2)
3008 36th St Nw
Gig Harbor, WA 98335
(253) 858-5962
Grades: K-8
| 500 students
Northwest Christian School
(Seventh Day Adventist)
904 Shaw Rd
Puyallup, WA 98372
(253) 845-5722
Grades: PK-8
| 129 students
Parkland Lutheran Church & School
Parkland Lutheran Church & School Photo
(Other Lutheran)
120 123rd Street South
Tacoma, WA 98444
(253) 537-1901
Grades: PK-8
| 90 students
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic School
(Catholic)
(2)
7112 S 12th St
Tacoma, WA 98465
(253) 564-5185
Grades: NS-8
| 457 students
St. Frances Cabrini School
St. Frances Cabrini School Photo - www.cabrinischool.org
(Catholic)
(8)
5621 108th St SW
Lakewood, WA 98499
(253) 584-5748
Grades: PK-8
| 236 students
St. John XXIII STEM Academy
St. John XXIII STEM Academy Photo - Visitation Catholic STEM Academy building with Church of the Visitation Parish next door.
(Catholic)
(1)
3306 S 58th St
Tacoma, WA 98409
(253) 474-6424
Grades: NS-8
| 123 students
Saint Patrick Catholic School
Saint Patrick Catholic School Photo
(Catholic)
(7)
1112 North G Street
Tacoma, WA 98403
(253) 274-4101
Grades: NS-8
| 372 students
Sound Christian Academy
Sound Christian Academy Photo
(Baptist)
2310 South 66th Street
Tacoma, WA 98409
(253) 475-7226
Grades: PK-12
| 296 students
Tacoma Christian Academy
(Pentecostal)
2014 S 15th St
Tacoma, WA 98405
(253) 359-0608
Grades: PK-10
| 343 students
31st Avenue KinderCare
31st Avenue KinderCare Photo - 31st Avenue KinderCare
Daycare / Preschool
123 31st Ave. SE
Puyallup, WA 98374
(253) 848-1907
Grades: NS-PK
| students
Arcadia Learning Center
Montessori School
6312 N 38th St
Tacoma, WA 98407
(253) 752-6463
Grades: PK-K
| 46 students
Bethel Baptist Christian School
Bethel Baptist Christian School Photo
(Baptist)
524 176th St. E
Spanaway, WA 98387
(253) 537-1749
Grades: PK-12
| students
Bonney Lake KinderCare
Bonney Lake KinderCare Photo - Bonney Lake KinderCare
Daycare / Preschool
9010 Main St E
Bonney Lake, WA 98391
(253) 863-2332
Grades: NS-PK
| 76 students
Bonney Lake KinderCare
Daycare / Preschool
9010 Main St. East
Bonney Lake, WA 98391
(253) 863-2332
Grades: NS-PK
| 113 students
15502 96th St E
Puyallup, WA 98372
(253) 841-1776
Grades: PK-6
| 215 students
Community Montessori
Community Montessori Photo - Community Montessori mural, painted by a student's grandmother
Montessori School
1407 S I St
Tacoma, WA 98405
(253) 627-7554
Grades: NS-7
| 26 students
The Cor Deo School
The Cor Deo School Photo - Our grammar school is located at First Presbyterian Church Tacoma.
Alternative School (Presbyterian)
(4)
20 Tacoma Avenue S
Tacoma, WA 98402
(253) 240-0287
Grades: K-8
| 114 students
Cornerstone Montessori
Cornerstone Montessori Photo
Montessori School
1644 Gault St
Sumner, WA 98390
(253) 987-7239
Grades: PK-3
| 115 students
Covenant High School
Covenant High School Photo
(7)
620 South Shirley Street
Tacoma, WA 98465
(253) 759-9570
Grades: 9-12
| students
Evergreen Lutheran High School
Evergreen Lutheran High School Photo - Evergreen Lutheran HS is located on 33 acres on the corner of 72nd and Waller Rd E in Tacoma, WA.
(Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
7306 Waller Rd E
Tacoma, WA 98443
(253) 946-4488
Grades: 9-12
| 97 students
Faith Baptist Christian Academy
(Baptist)
5714 29th St Ne
Tacoma, WA 98422
(253) 927-7673
Grades: K-12
| 35 students
Frederickson KinderCare
Daycare / Preschool
17419 Canyon Parkway East
Tacoma, WA 98446
(833) 905-3276
Grades: NS-PK
| students
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Pierce County Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Tacoma Adventist (Closed 2000)
(Seventh Day Adventist)
1125 S 34th St, Box 8190
Tacoma, WA 98418
(253) 472-3204
Grades: K-8
| 44 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Pierce County, WA?
The top ranked private schools in Pierce County, WA include Charles Wright Academy, Chief Leschi Schools and Hrrs Juan Diego Academy.
How many private schools are located in Pierce County, WA?
63 private schools are located in Pierce County, WA.
How much do private schools cost in Pierce County, WA?
The average tuition cost is $10,006, which is lower than the Washington private school average tuition cost of $13,258.
How diverse are private schools in Pierce County, WA?
Pierce County, WA private schools are approximately 35% minority students, which is higher than the Washington private school average of 32%.
What percentage of students in Pierce County, WA go to private school?
8% of all K-12 students in Pierce County, WA are educated in private schools (compared to the WA state average of 9%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Pierce County, WA?
59% of private schools in Pierce County, WA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).

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