Top 20 Best Washington Private Schools with Special Program Emphasis (2023)

For the 2023 school year, there are 48 private schools with special program emphasis serving 7,680 students in Washington.
The best top ranked with special program emphasis private schools in Washington include Whidbey Island Waldorf School, Brightmont Academy - Sammamish and Cedar Crest Academy Bellewood.
The average tuition cost is $19,366, which is higher than the Washington private school average tuition cost of $12,360.
19% of private schools with special program emphasis in Washington are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).
Special education schools primarily serve specific student groups such as those that may be hard of hearing, deaf, speech impaired, health impaired, orthopedically impaired, cognitive delays/impairments, seriously emotionally disturbed, multi-handicapped, visually handicapped, or deaf and blind.

Top Ranked Washington Private Schools with Special Program Emphasis (2023)

School
Location
Grades
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: 6-12
| n/a students
Whidbey Island Waldorf School
Whidbey Island Waldorf School Photo - Whidbey Island Waldorf School Morning Circle and Song together as a community
Special Program Emphasis
(3)
6335 Old Pietila Rd
Clinton, WA 98236
(360) 341-5686
Grades: NS-8
| 127 students
West Sound Academy
West Sound Academy Photo - Frodel Hall has visual arts, drama, and music studios plus an art gallery.
Special Program Emphasis
(11)
16571 Creative Drive NE
Poulsbo, WA 98370
(360) 598-5954
Grades: 6-12
| 85 students
Arrow Preparatory Academy
Arrow Preparatory Academy Photo - Arrow Prep blends the best of homeschooling with the benefits of private education.
Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
(3)
20406 76th Ave. W
Edmonds, WA 98026
(425) 835-2384
Grades: K-6
| 38 students
Bellevue Children's Academy
Special Program Emphasis
14640 Ne 24th St
Bellevue, WA 98007
(425) 556-0791
Grades: PK-8
| 656 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: 6-12
| n/a 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
9750 3rd Avenue NE, Suite 102
Seattle, WA 98115
(206) 284-2300
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Cedar Crest Academy Bellewood
Special Program Emphasis
(2)
10406 Ne 37th Cir
Kirkland, WA 98033
(425) 454-1234
Grades: PK-4
| 285 students
Chief Leschi Schools
Special Program Emphasis
5625 52nd Street E
Puyallup, WA 98371
(253) 445-6000
Grades: PK-12
| 782 students
The Evergreen School
The Evergreen School Photo
Special Program Emphasis
(7)
15201 Meridian Avenue N
Seattle, WA 98133
(206) 364-0801
Grades: NS-8
| 486 students
French American School Of Puget Sound
French American School Of Puget Sound Photo - The FASPS building from the playgrounds on Mercer Island
Special Program Emphasis
(8)
3795 East Mercer Way
Mercer Island, WA 98040
(206) 275-3533
Grades: PK-8
| 447 students
French Immersion School Of Washington
French Immersion School Of Washington Photo - The 4th grade students recorded videos to teach others how to become responsible eco-citizens. They wrote their own scripts, recorded their scenes, and edited their videos.
Special Program Emphasis
(6)
4211 W Lake Sammamish Parkway Se
Bellevue, WA 98008
(425) 653-3970
Grades: NS-8
| 237 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
| 202 students
Medina Academy
Medina Academy Photo
Special Program Emphasis (Islamic)
16242 Northup Way
Bellevue, WA 98008
(425) 643-2678
Grades: PK-8
| 252 students
Olympia Waldorf School
Olympia Waldorf School Photo - A rainbow rises over the historic main schoolhouse, which has been home to Olympia Waldorf School for over 35 years. The campus also includes a separate Middle School building for grades 6-8, and a residential kinderhaus at the far north side of the property.
Special Program Emphasis
(4)
8126 Normandy St
Olympia, WA 98501
(360) 493-0906
Grades: PK-8
| 90 students
Open Window School
Open Window School Photo - We challenge, support, and trust students to do real work that matters and has an impact beyond the classroom.
Special Program Emphasis
(3)
6128 168th Place SE
Bellevue, WA 98006
(425) 747-2911
Grades: K-8
| 355 students
Seattle Academy
Seattle Academy Photo
Special Program Emphasis
(1)
1201 E Union Street
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 323-6600
Grades: 6-12
| 772 students
Seattle Country Day School
Seattle Country Day School Photo
Special Program Emphasis
(1)
2619 4th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109
(206) 691-2625
Grades: K-8
| 419 students
Summit Classical Christian School
Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
32725 SE 42nd Street
Fall City, WA 98024
(425) 222-0564
Grades: PK-9
| 101 students
Ventures Academy
Special Program Emphasis
4265 137TH AVE NE
Bellevue, WA 98005
(425) 437-2700
Grades: 8-12
| n/a students
Whatcom Hills Waldorf School
Whatcom Hills Waldorf School Photo - Form drawing strengthens eye-hand coordination and spatial awareness - and is beautiful.
Special Program Emphasis
(3)
941 Austin St
Bellingham, WA 98229
(360) 733-3164
Grades: PK-8
| 237 students
Ashlar
Ashlar Photo
Special Program Emphasis
20000 SE Green Valley Rd
Auburn, WA 98092
(425) 444-7871
Grades: NS-5
| 12 students
Bk Play Academy For Gifted Children
Special Program Emphasis
6236 122nd Ave
Bellevue, WA 98006
(425) 747-4775
Grades: PK-3
| 24 students
Bright Water Waldorf School
Bright Water Waldorf School Photo - Beginning in the early childhood classes, circle time and group songs connect the children with rhythm, melody, and pitch. Students rise into the early grades with flute and lyre playing. Formal subject classes for music instruction start in the fourth grade with Strings. In middle school students venture into more complex arrangements and play together in ensembles.
Special Program Emphasis
(3)
1414 South Weller Street
Seattle, WA 98144
(206) 624-6176
Grades: NS-8
| 119 students
Calvary Christian Academy
Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
8501 Valhalla Drive
Everett, WA 98208
(425) 205-9023
Grades: PK-K
| n/a students
Chrysalis School
Chrysalis School Photo - Instruction is offered both one-on-one, and in small groups, so the academic setting best suits the individual needs of the students.
Special Program Emphasis
(2)
15900 Woodinville-Redmond Rd
Woodinville, WA 98072
(425) 481-2228
Grades: K-12
| 196 students
Cornerstone Academy
Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
16910 161st Ave Se
Snohomish, WA 98290
(425) 892-3030
Grades: PK-12
| 72 students
Country Haven Academy
Special Program Emphasis (Seventh Day Adventist)
510 Country Haven Loop
Pasco, WA 99301
(509) 266-4422
Grades: 8-11
| 14 students
The Gardner School of Arts & Sciences
The Gardner School of Arts & Sciences Photo - The Gardner School campus sits on five beautiful acres of land in rural Clark County, easily accessible from I-5 and I-205. The grounds offer children the opportunity to explore, play, and learn in a safe, natural setting
Special Program Emphasis
(12)
16413 NE 50th Ave
Vancouver, WA 98686
(360) 574-5752
Grades: NS-6
| 105 students
Holy Innocents School Of The Northwest
Special Program Emphasis (Catholic)
2530 S 298th St
Federal Way, WA 98003
(253) 839-0788
Grades: K-11
| 26 students
Illumination Learning Studio
Illumination Learning Studio Photo - We believe so strongly in the power of the arts to give children important life skills that we have infused it into all of our dynamic programs. Whether it's our Preschool, our Before/After School or our Kids Camps - every program at Illumination Learning Studio has a cultural arts curriculum at it's core. It's why we are awesome!
Special Program Emphasis
7720 Greenwood Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 466-1931
Grades: NS-5
| n/a students
Jefferson Community School
Jefferson Community School Photo - JCS in Nepal 2017
Special Program Emphasis
280 Quincy St Ste I
Port Townsend, WA 98368
(360) 385-0622
Grades: 7-12
| 30 students
Madrona School
Madrona School Photo - Nature kindergarten explores the woods.
Special Program Emphasis
(1)
105 Winslow Way W
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
(206) 855-8041
Grades: NS-8
| 53 students
North Seattle French School
North Seattle French School Photo - Our preschool teachers place a strong focus on play, songs and artistic activities, fostering development of gross and fine motor skills along with language.
Special Program Emphasis
(1)
18560 1st Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98155
(206) 365-1034
Grades: NS-5
| 99 students
Nova Middle School
Nova Middle School Photo
Special Program Emphasis
(2)
2020 22nd Ave SE
Olympia, WA 98501
(360) 491-7097
Grades: 6-8
| 91 students
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