Spring Street International School

505 Spring Street
Friday Harbor, WA 98250
Tel: 360-378-6393
  • 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 
2017 School Data
Spring StreetBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)7-127-12
Grades Offered (Day)6-127-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
Supports Learning Differences (LD)YesYes
Religious AffiliationNon-denominationalNon-denominational
Year Founded19951910
Campus Size5 acres105 acres

Student Body

Enrollment100 students300 students
% Students of Color
15%
20%
% International Students
16%
20%
% Students Boarding
20%
67%
Average SAT Scoren/a* National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad YearNoNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNoNo
Classroom Dress CodeCasualCasual
Average Class Size10 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:71:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1017
Number of IB Courses Offered1-
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
88%
70%
Summer Program OfferedYesYes

Finances

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$39,200$54,400
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$14,400$30,000
Tuition international students$46,000$48,100
Yearly Tuition
(5 Day Boarding)
$36,200$39,900
% Students on Financial Aid
63%
37%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant$5,000
(need based financial aid for local US students)
$22,844
Merit Scholarships OfferedNoNo

Admission

Application DeadlineFeb. 1 / rollingJan. 15
Accepts Standardized ApplicationYesNo
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Acceptance Rate
90%
55%
Director of AdmissionsKrista Strutz

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink 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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