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Hours 8:15 AM - 3:30 PM
School leader Kate Mulligan
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

8
Visual Arts
including: Photography
3
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
2
Languages
including: Chinese - Mandarin
Music Rock band
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Visual arts Textiles
Sculpture
Printmaking
Photography
Painting
Drawing / Sketching
Design
Ceramics
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Foreign languages
Humanities
Mathematics
Multiculturalism / Global
Music
Performing arts
Science
Service learning
Instructional / curriculum models used Project-based
Reggio Emilia
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Support

17
Facilities
including: Outdoor learning lab
Extra learning resources Tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming None
Level of special education programming None
Facilities Science lab
Playground
Performance stage
Outdoor learning lab
Music room
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Library
Kitchen
Internet access
Gym
Garden / Greenhouse
Computer lab
Cafeteria
Auditorium
Audiovisual aids
Art room
Sports Fields

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 75% 60%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 14% 7%
Hispanic 8% 20%
Black 4% 5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 2%
Two or more races 0% 6%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Cross country
4
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
1
Clubs
including: Robotics club
Girls sports Volleyball
Track
Cross country
Basketball
Boys sports Cross country
Basketball
Track
Volleyball
Clubs Robotics club
Extended care / Extended programs After
Before
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 7:30 AM

Culture

Dress code None
Parent involvement Chaperone school trips
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
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically continue on to these schools University Prep
  Seattle Prep
  Seattle Academy of Arts & Sciences

Awards

Academic award Math Counts-Best New School
Year received 2012

Teachers

12
Staff
including: Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Gardening teacher
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Robotics / Technology specialist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff Vietnamese
Spanish
Japanese
German
French
Mandarin

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.westsideschool.org/admissions
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
Tuition range (low) $12000
Tuition range (high) $13000
For the year 2013-2014
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered Yes
Financial aid type School-based aid
# of applications received 171
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 38
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012