Tel: (206) 932-2511
Westside School is West Seattle's premier preschool through eighth grade independent school.
We offer an inquiry-based, integrated curriculum that includes strong academic basics along with Mandarin, Spanish, PE, music, visual arts, and performing arts.
Each grade has space for 40 students, with 20 students in a classroom.
Preschool through fourth grade, each class is staffed with a teacher and an instructional assistant
Preschool class size is 15; Pre-Kindergarten class size is 18; our K-4th grade classes range from 16-20. We will occasionally enroll more than 20 students in a class under exceptional circumstances; Middle School averages 16-20 per class.
Our student-teacher ratio is approximately 7:1, which includes our classroom lead teachers, instructional assistants, and specialist teachers.
Middle School offers science, math, social studies, language arts, world languages, and exploratories.
Middle School students venture out on two outdoor trips a year and participate in interscholastic sports.
From fifth grade up, we are a one-to-one Chromebook school.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)|
NWAIS (Northwest Association of Independent Schools
|Grades Offered||Grades Nursery/Preschool-8|
|Total Students||304 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 24%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||34 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||9:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||33 students|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||Jan. 12|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$14,800|
|Tuition Notes||Middle School Tuition is $16700|
|% on Financial Aid|
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$6,500|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Ted Holmes|
|Total Sports Offered||5 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketball, Cross Country,|
Soccer, Track and Field,
Westside School prepares students for the world by challenging them to achieve academic success and by connecting their human spirit and imagination to learning.
Our Core Values:
Our Core Values:
- Joyful Learning
- Caring Community
- Confident Learners
- High Academic Standards
Profile last updated:
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Seattle Grades: NS-PK | 40 students
2836 34th Ave West
Seattle, WA 98199
(206) 282-3848 9.5 NS-PK
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