Spring Street International School

505 Spring Street
Friday Harbor, WA 98250
Tel: 360-378-6393
Gr: (Boarding) 7-12 | 100 students
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  • Spring Street students see their families, their communities, and themselves as participants in a much larger world.
  • A progressive academic program, including 10 select APs, inspires mastery in the sciences, humanities, and arts.
  • Our location in the San Juan Islands, at the heart of Friday Harbor, presents day, boarding, and weekday boarding students with opportunities for real-world life experience through mentorships, outdoor excursions, and global expeditions that foster leadership and group cooperation, preparing each student for success in higher education-and life.

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Definition of Terms 
2016 School Data
Spring Street Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Prep College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding) 7-12 9-12
Grades Offered (Day) 5-12 9-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
Supports Learning Differences (LD) Yes Yes
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational Non-denominational
Year Founded 1995 1910
Campus Size 5 acres 120 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 100 students 298 students
% Students of Color
15%
20%
% International Students
20%
20%
% Students Boarding
20%
70%
Average SAT Score n/a * National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year No No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No No
Classroom Dress Code Casual Casual
Average Class Size 10 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:7 1:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered 10 16
Number of IB Courses Offered 1 -
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
88%
69%
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes

Finances

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$38,050 $50,800
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$14,000 $28,200
Tuition international students $43,260 $47,400
% Students on Financial Aid
63%
35%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant $6,500 $21,275
Merit Scholarships Offered No No

Admission

Application Deadline Feb. 1 / rolling Jan. 15
SSAT Required No Yes
Acceptance Rate
90%
57%
Director of AdmissionsAnamo Roloff

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

College Matriculation

Year: 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes

  • Spring Street has an impressive academic record for placing graduates in their first choices for higher education. The keys to its success are inspirational teachers and small classes, allowing for individualized instruction, intensive college counseling, and swift academic and ESL readiness for university entrance. Supporting the academic program are immersive experiences that acculturate students to life in America, helping each discover his or her individual capacity for leadership. Recent SSIS graduates have been accepted to Stanford, MIT, NYU, USC, GW and other highly ranked universities.
  • School accreditations: Northwest Accreditation Commission
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