Spring Street International School

Tel: (360) 378-6393 Ext. 3
505 Spring Street
Friday Harbor, WA 98250
Spring Street International School helps students thrive in the world by developing critical and creative thinking skills, talents, self-knowledge, and idealism.
Since 1995, rigorous, hands-on classes enable students to learn through experience and discovery both in the classroom and on global expeditions.
Working closely with teachers and peers in a supportive, nurturing academic environment allows students to gain knowledge in critical academic areas as well as to create strong connections with teachers and a meaningful understanding of themselves, their community, and their world.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 8-12
  • Enrollment: 120 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $45,200
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $21,000
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2023 School Data
Spring Street International School
Boarding School Avg.
School Focus
College Preparatory
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
8-12
8-12
Grades Offered (Day)
6-12
8-12
School Type
Co-ed
Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)
Yes
Religious Affiliation
Non-denominational
Year Founded
1995
1907
Campus Size
2 acres
130 acres

Student Body

Enrollment
120 students
310 students
% Students of Color
10%
25%
% International Students
5%
20%
% Students Boarding
16%
67%
Average SAT Score
1200
* National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year
No
No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
No
No
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Average Class Size
15 students
12
* National Avg. »18
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
7:1
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
5
17
ESL Courses Offered
Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
70%
71%
Summer Program Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Tuition Cost

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$45,200
$64,000
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$21,000
$35,000
Tuition international students
$52,900
$55,200
Yearly Tuition
(5 Day Boarding)
$41,800
$46,000
% Students on Financial Aid
41%
40%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant
$7,200
$25,000
Merit Scholarships Offered
No
No

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
Feb. 1 / rolling
Jan. 15
Acceptance Rate
90%
60%
Director of Admissions
Krista Strutz

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
5
17
Courses
AP Calculus AB/BC, AP English Language & Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Government, AP Psychology, AP Spanish

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations
7
23
Extracurriculars
Arts and Music Programs:
Music, Photography, Theatre, Video, Visual Arts

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Hiking Club, Sailing

School Notes

  • Spring Street International School is a close-knit community dedicated to helping students from diverse backgrounds find their voice and passion to learn. We build problem-solvers, team-players, learners, and leaders through advanced academics and hands-on curriculum in a safe and beautiful setting.
  • We believe in...
  • Relationships: When students know that teachers care, students care what teachers know. Our teachers are mentors and guides, engaging students in academic inquiry and creating space to discover what ignites them.
  • Individuals: Every child is unique and deserves a unique education. We teach students, not classes, and tailor courses of study, assignments, and skill development around the needs of each individual student.
  • Creativity: Characterized by the ability to perceive the world in new ways, to make new connections, and to innovate solutions, creativity thrives in our unique environment. Our students develop their own opinions and critical thinking.
  • Experience: Learning emerges from doing and experiencing. Our students are not stuck at a desk. They work in groups, they lead, they present, they go beyond the walls of a classroom.
  • Spring Street International School accreditations: Cognia, the National Association of Independent Schools
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Spring Street International School cost?
Spring Street International School's tuition is approximately $45,200 for boarding students and $21,000 for day students.
What is the acceptance rate of Spring Street International School?
The acceptance rate of Spring Street International School is 90%, which is higher than the boarding school average of 60%.
What sports does Spring Street International School offer?
Spring Street International School offers 14 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Football, Golf, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball and Wrestling.
Does Spring Street International School offer a summer program?
Yes, Spring Street International School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
When is the application deadline for Spring Street International School?
The application deadline for Spring Street International School is Feb. 1 / rolling (applications are due on Feb. 1 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 8-12
  • Enrollment: 120 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $45,200
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $21,000
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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