Spring Street International School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Tel: (360)378-6393 Ext. 3
505 Spring Street
Friday Harbor, WA 98250
  • 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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  • University of California Santa Cruz
    Small and rural community. Spring Street International School is a family. Faculty members meet students at their individual academic level. There is an emphasis on experiential education. SSIS travels as a school once in the. . .

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Definition of Terms
 | 2019 School Data
Spring StreetBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)8-129-12
Grades Offered (Day)6-129-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
Supports Learning Differences (LD)YesYes
Religious AffiliationNon-denominationalNon-denominational
Year Founded19951910
Campus Size2 acres105 acres

Student Body

Enrollment112 students310 students
% Students of Color
7%
23%
% International Students
8%
20%
% Students Boarding
15%
66%
Average SAT Scoren/a* National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad YearNoNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNoNo
Classroom Dress CodeCasualCasual
Average Class Size14 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:81:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered518
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
70%
70%
Summer Program OfferedNoYes

Finances

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$41,400$56,900
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$15,800$31,000
Tuition international students$48,400$50,145
Yearly Tuition
(5 Day Boarding)
$38,300$41,300
% Students on Financial Aid
62%
37%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant$6,000$25,000
Merit Scholarships OfferedNoNo

Admission

Application DeadlineFeb. 1 / rollingJan. 15
Accepts Standardized ApplicationYesNo
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Acceptance Rate
90%
56%
Director of AdmissionsKrista Strutz

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered518
CoursesAP Calculus AB/BC, AP English Language & Composition, Human Geography , Psychology

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered1316
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Football, Golf, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track, Track and Field, Volleyball, Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations1123
ExtracurricularsClub or Organization:
Boxing, Chess Club, Creative Writing, Diplomacy (board game), Lap Swim, Photography, School Paper, Stock Investing, Video Projects, Weight Lifting, Yoga

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.
  • Spring Street International School accreditations: Northwest Accreditation Commission
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Callie North - Contestant on Alone: Season 3 Patagonia

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