Details overview

Hours 8:30 - 3:15 PM
School leader Eric Thuau
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus World languages
Mathematics
Multiculturalism / Global
Performing arts
Visual arts
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Individually guided instruction
Project-based
Standards-based
Teacher-run

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Painting
2
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
3
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Drama
Media arts Computer animation
Visual arts Ceramics
Painting
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
French
Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered French

Support

9
Facilities
including: Playground
Facilities Art room
Computer lab
Internet access
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Playground
Science lab
Swimming pool
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Differentiated learning programs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Other health impairment
Specific learning disabilities
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 69% 60%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 13% 7%
Two or more races 10% 6%
Black 4% 5%
Hispanic 2% 20%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

8
Girls Sports
including: Swimming
8
Boys Sports
including: Fencing
7
Clubs
including: Homework help / Study buddy club
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Fencing
Golf
Soccer
Swimming
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Fencing
Golf
Soccer
Swimming
Track
Volleyball
Clubs Arts and crafts
Chess club
Community service
Drama club
Homework help / Study buddy club
Math club
Robotics club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 8:00 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) Welcome and work with new families
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Students typically come from these schools Preschools on Mercer Island and in the surrounding Seattle and Bellevue areas
Students typically continue on to these schools Area Independent Schools
  Area Public Schools
  International Baccalaureate programs

Teachers

12
Staff
including: Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Mandarin
French
German
Italian
Spanish
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Farsi, Flemish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.fasps.org/admissions/index.aspx
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 02/06/2015
Tuition range (low) $18000
Tuition range (high) $25000
For the year 2014-2015
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Financial aid type (misc.) French government
Vouchers accepted No
# of applications received 124
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 111
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012