Seattle Academy is a top rated, private school located in Seattle, WA. It has 729 students in grades 6-12. Tuition is $35,364 for the highest grade offered. After graduation, 100% of students from this school go on to attend a 4-year college.
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
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Seattle Academy Rankings
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Culture & Safety
- of students agree that they feel safe at their school.8 responses
- of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.8 responses
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- of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.10 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.10 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.10 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.17 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.17 responses
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Clubs & Activities
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- of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.8 responses
- of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.8 responses
- of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.8 responses
Seattle Academy Reviews
My child started at SAAS in 9th grade At first, I was worried because the academics didn't seem to be as rigorous as they could be, but then I realized that the school is working to create connections and community among the students in that freshman year. Now that some required electives are out of the way and the kids have settled in socially, my student is choosing classes that stimulate his curiosity and intellect. He's working hard and learning a lot. But the best part of SAAS is that he has discovered a side of himself he would not have discovered at any other school - he is now deeply involved in an artistic endeavor that is challenging and fulfilling. As for diversity, I must say that it is one of the most diverse independent schools in the Seattle area. Yes, there are definitely uber-wealthy families (they seem to be everywhere in Seattle these days), but there is definitely a rich diversity among teachers and students. They really care about the students as people too.
I have 2 very different children (artistic girl/sporty boy) who attended SAAS since 6th grade. The school was a great fit for both of them. The staff supported them beyond academics. They are very concerned with the well being of students. Both of my kids were very well prepared for the rigorous colleges that they both attended after graduation. And on that subject, their college advising is the best. Both of my kids got into their “reach” schools. f you don’t have a good experience at this school, you’re not trying. Staff is there 100% to support students in all of their endeavors. And students are taught to approach adults and advocate for themselves. Only complaint is that diversity is lacking, especially economic diversity. Although our family is in the top percentile of earners in the country, our kids were astounded by the level of wealth at this school.
Wide range of classes ranging from average to very interesting. If you are interested in robotics, definitely join Seattle Academy's program (as of my year we are the best in the state and almost won the FTC World Championship). The teachers are very supportive and approachable, and the students are generally very kind. The school can be a little clique-y but most high schools are. The drawbacks of Seattle Academy is that the academic rigor can be lacking sometimes. There are definitely demanding classes such as American Studies, but some classes say Honors but are not as difficult. Also, there are times when Seattle Academy seems very disorganized and information can be late to get to you when it's about scheduling or something important. Overall, I've loved my experience and there's definitely something for everyone (super strong robotics, speech and debate, and arts programs).