Zion Preparatory Academy

  • The mission of Zion Preparatory Academy is to ensure academic excellence in a supportive Afrocentric, Christian based environment.
  • Zion Prep espouses a simple philosophy: every child is somebody to be loved, to be taught, and to be valued as a unique individual.
  • Zion Prep's approach includes a preschool program for one-year olds through pre-kindergartners, an academic program for children in kindergarten through eighth grade, and before and after school day care beginning at 6 AM and ending at 6 PM. The founders' vision was to provide an open-door policy, welcoming children who, for lack of financial resources or a nurturing support system, could not attend a traditional private school.

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-1
Year Founded1983
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students150 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 23%
Students by GradeZion Preparatory Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,000
Tuition NotesTuition varies in Preschool based on age
Admissions DirectorGivonna Marquis

Sports

Total Sports Offered2 sports
SportsBasketball, Track and FieldBasketballTrack and Field,

School Notes

  • The mission of Zion Preparatory Academy is to ensure academic excellence in a supportive Afrocentric, Christian based environment. Zion Prep espouses a simple philosophy: every child is somebody to be loved, to be taught, and to be valued as a unique individual. Zion Prep's approach includes a preschool program for one-year olds through pre-kindergartners, an academic program for children in kindergarten through eighth grade, and before and after school day care beginning at 6 AM and ending at 6 PM. The founders' vision was to provide an open-door policy, welcoming children who, for lack of financial resources or a nurturing support system, could not attend a traditional private school.
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    4 miles
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    Seattle, WA 98122
    (206)323-9011
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    (206)709-3800
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    (206)682-7309
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    (206)725-1774
    0.8 PK-8
    151
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    1.2 miles
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    Seattle, WA 98108
    (206)762-0656
    1.2 PK-8
    252

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