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Fast Facts

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LOCATION

31 acres on Lake Washington in Seattle's Laurelhurst Neighborhood

Just north of Seattle Children's Hospital

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STUDENTS

427 students

Students of color 23%

Grades: PK (ages 3+) to 8

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FACULTY

Advanced Degrees = 63%

Pursuing Advanced Degree = 13%

Student-Teacher Ratio = 10:1

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TUITION

Preschool 3 (P3) = $7,100

Preschool 4 (P4) = $11,200

Preschool 5 (P5) = $15,700

Grades K to 5 = $21,020

Grades 6 to 8 = $21,900

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FINANCIAL AID

$850,000 awarded for 2017-18

Average Gift: $12,600

17%: students receiving aid

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AVERAGE CLASS SIZE

Preschool = 16

Kindergarten = 14

Grades 1 - 5 = 18 - 20

Grades 6 - 8 = 22 - 24

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OUR HISTORY

Founded in 1903 by Mother Cabrini (now St. Frances Xavier Cabrini) and her Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart

Became an Independent School in 1977, after the MSSH departed Seattle

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FACILITIES

Historic main building for grades K - 8

Attached preschool building

Gymnasium, theater, art studio, music room

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OUTDOORS

Organic gardens, greenhouse, orchard, forest, trails,

600 ft of lake access, outdoor classroom

New $2M athletic field

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VILLA ALUMNI

95% attend Private, Independent High School

5% attend Public High School

Attend colleges across the U.S. including Georgetown, Harvard, Princeton, UCLA, and Yale

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CYO ATHLETICS

Soccer (K - 8)

Cross Country (K - 8)

Basketball (4 - 8)

Volleyball (5 - 8)

Track & Field (4 - 8)

Baseball (5 - 8 boys)

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RECREATIONAL SPORTS

Ultimate Frisbee

Ski Bus

Basketball Clinics

Soccer Clinics

Golf & Tennis

  • Speech Team
  • Choir
  • Handbells
  • Beginning Band (grade 4)
  • Concert Band (grades 5-8)
  • Wind Ensemble (grades 6-8)
  • Jazz Band (grades 5-8)
  • Jazz Ensemble (grades 6-8)
  • Drama 
  • Visual Arts
  • Chess Club
  • Green Team
  • SERT (Student Emergency Response Team)
  • Villa Times School Newspaper
  • Accredited by the Northwest Association of Independent Schools (NWAIS)
    • Most recent re-accreditation on 7 year cycle: 2014 
  • Member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
  • Member of the National Catholic Education Association (NCEA)
  • Member of the Puget Sound Independent Schools (PSIS)
  • Member of the Washington Federation of Independent Schools (WFIS)
  • Member of the Educational Records Bureau (ERB)
  • Certified (Level 3) by Washington Green Schools

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NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY

Villa Academy does not discriminate in admission, access, treatment or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, creed, age, national origin, marital status, disability, or any other federally protected status.