Annie Wright Schools

827 N. Tacoma Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98403
Tel: (253) 284-8600
Gr: (Boarding) 9-12 | 192 students
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For girls in Grades 9 through 12 who are ready to develop authentic passions and make a well-rounded education a priority, Annie Wright offers an extraordinary and enduring educational experience.
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We celebrate girls, incorporate international standards of excellence through the International Baccalaureate curriculum, and give students the opportunity to do the things they love in authentic and meaningful ways. 

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Definition of Terms 
2014 School Data
Annie Wright Schools Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Preparatory College Preparatory
Grades Offered 9-12 7-12
School Type All-girls Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support No No
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational Non-denominational
Year Founded 1884 1909
Campus Size 10 acres 124 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 192 students 295 students
% Students of Color 36% 19%
% International Students 38% 20%
% Students Boarding 55% 68%
Average SAT Score 1847 * National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year No No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No No
Classroom Dress Code Formal
Average Class Size 12 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:6 1:7
Number of IB Courses Offered 20 -
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 65% 67%
Summer Program Offered No Yes


Endowment Size $17 million $16 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$51,500 $48,500
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$24,500 $27,675
Yearly Tuition
(5 Day Boarding)
$38,500 $36,700
% Students on Financial Aid 55% 35%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant $5,000 $20,630
Merit Scholarships Offered Yes No


Application Deadline Feb. 6 / rolling Jan. 15
Accepts Standardized Application Yes No
SSAT Required No Yes
Acceptance Rate 58% 57%
Director of AdmissionsAlyssa Harvey

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses


# Interscholastic Sports Offered 7 14
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball


Total Extracurricular Organizations 15 24
ExtracurricularsAnnie's Angels Community Service, Art Studio, Ceramics Studio, Chorus, Drama Tech (Technical Theatre), Filmmaking, Global Engagement, Honor Council, Masque Players, Newspaper, Orchestra, Outdoor Leadership, Photography, Student Government (ASB), Yearbook

College Matriculation

Year: 2010-2014 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
University of Washington 15
Emory University 6
Case Western Reserve University 5
Northeastern University 5
Boston University 4
George Washington University 4
Occidental College 4
Pacific Lutheran University 4
Western Washington University 4
Washington University in St. Louis 3
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes:

  • Honors Level (IB) Classes
  • 100% College Placement
  • The World's Greatest Lip Sync
  • Multi-Level ESL Program
  • Seven-Day, Three-State, Nine-College Trip for Entire 11th Grade Class
  • Newly Remodeled Dormitory
  • Overnight Admissions Opportunities
  • All-Girls Experience
  • Passion Program
  • IB Diploma Program
  • School accreditations: NAIS, NWAIS, TABS, NCGS, ERB

Nearby Schools:

The nearest boarding school is The Northwest School (24.6 miles away)
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Seattle, WAThe Northwest School
    1415 Summit Avenue
    SeattleWA 98122
    24.6 mi | 508 students | Gr. 6-12
  • Victoria, St. Michaels University School
    3400 Richmond Road
    (250) 370-6170
    91 mi | 958 students | Gr. K-12
  • Victoria, St. Margaret's School
    1080 Lucas Avenue
    Victoria V8X 3P7
    93.5 mi | 370 students | Gr. Pre-K-12
  • Mill Bay, Brentwood College School
    2735 Mt. Baker Road
    Mill Bay 
    250 743 5521
    108.2 mi | 493 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Shawnigan Lake, BC, Shawnigan Lake School
    1975 Renfrew Road
    Shawnigan Lake, BC V0R2W1
    110.2 mi | 465 students | Gr. 8-12
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