Seattle Academy

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Address

1201 E Union St

Seattle, WA 98122

(206) 676-6858

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Grades: 6 - 12

School Type: Private

Student Enrollment: 616

Students Per Teacher: 10

Parent Reviews

10 Parent Reviews for Seattle Academy

Both of my children attended SAAS and received an excellent education. They formed close relationships with multiple faculty members who truly care about them as human beings and as students. Supportive, strong sports and drama programs; creative arts opportunities abound: film, welding, ceramics...... ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/06/10

Seattle Academy pushes kids to try absolutely everything, to go outside of their comfort zones, even if they're not the best. This has been our first year at Seattle Academy and our daughter has grown so much since starting in the fall. We attribute this to the fact that she has tried so many new things, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/27/10

I did not think that Seattle Academy was a good place for my kids. I thought the culture was permissive and elitist. I think that previledged kids are generally at risk of not learning to apply themselves because they already have access to the good life. SAAS does nothing to help with this dilemma.

Posted by a parent on 05/19/10

Enrolling my child at Seattle Academy was the best investment of my life. The teachers, with a few exceptions, have been outstanding. The balance of academics, athletics, and the arts created an amazing environment that prepared her well for college. When you apply, ask about the Zambia trip, which ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/02/10

My child has been at SAAS since 6th grade and is now a senior. She was accepted and could have gone to several other top Puget Sound private schools. She has remained At SAAS largely because of its cadre of stellar teachers, and a very involved and student--focused administration. She and many of ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/01/09

Pathetic. Kids are lazy and teachers are inadequate.

Posted by a parent on 09/06/09

10 things I love about SAAS. 1. The teachers truly care about each student. 2. The music, dance, theatrical and visual arts programs are a bridge to a future filled well rounded interests. 3. The humanities are brought to light with genuine enthusiasm. 4. Math is taught in a clear and relevant way. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/03/08

We are middle school parents and have been very impressed with SAAS. If you are looking at the top private schools in the city this will likely be your child's first choice when they come home from their interview. Well balanced curriculum, challenging academically, very high participation rate in their ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/19/07

Many students seem to think the school is an alternative school vs. a preparatory school. Many students choose to do the work while others are the typical 'I could care less' high school student. Sports program is excellent. The visual arts program receives high marks. As for parental involvement ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/07/06

My daughter went to this school for high school. It is an academically rigorous program with interactive, personal relationships between students and teachers. There is tremendous support for students from the faculty. When my student struggled with depression in tenth grade, all her teachers were ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/20/05

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School Profile for Seattle Academy

Enrollment
Programs
Student enrollment:
616
Students per teacher:
10
Full-time teachers:
63
Number of classrooms:
Seattle Academy Enrollment by Grade

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Seattle schools — Seattle Academy is located at 1201 E Union St, Seattle WA 98122. 1201 E Union St is in the 98122 ZIP code in Seattle, WA Seattle Academy is a Private school that serves grade levels 6 - 12.
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