Details overview

Hours 08:15 AM - 03:30 PM
School leader Ted Kalmus
Transportation options None
Preschool capacity 0

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus World languages
Humanities
Mathematics
Multiculturalism / Global
Music
Performing arts
Science
Service learning

Classes

8
Visual Arts
including: Design
3
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
2
Languages
including: Spanish
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

Support

17
Facilities
including: Garden / Greenhouse
Facilities Science lab
Playground
Performance stage
Outdoor learning lab
Music room
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Kitchen
Internet access
Gym
Garden / Greenhouse
Computer lab
Cafeteria
Auditorium
Audiovisual aids
Art room
Sports Fields
Library
Extra learning resources Tutoring
Differentiated learning programs

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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: Track
4
Boys Sports
including: Volleyball
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 Before
After
Before school start time 07:30 AM
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

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
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: Tutor(s)
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Gardening teacher
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Robotics / Technology specialist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Vietnamese
Spanish
Japanese
German
French
Mandarin

Neighborhood

Transportation details We currently do not offer transportation to and from school for students.
Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details Westside School uses the Ravenna online application system and shares a common PSIS (Puget Sound Independent Schools) application. The Ravenna System will guide you through all of the steps outlined below, as well as keep you updated on the status of your child’s application. We welcome your interest and hope you'll apply for the 2017 - 2018 academic year. APPLY NOW ON RAVENNA
Learn more Https://www.ravenna-hub.com/login#/
Application requirements Application
Application fee
Essay
Interview
Recommendations
Transcript
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
Application submission begins 10/01/2016
Application deadline 01/12/2017
Application fee amount $75
Application fee waivers available? Yes
Tuition range (low) $14,800
Tuition range (high) $16,700
For the year 2016-2017
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Vouchers accepted No
# of applications received 171
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 38
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012