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Bertschi at a Glance

Every day we support our students fully in their academic and social emotional development. Our curriculum features comprehensive academics—but it’s how we do it that makes us different. Students work in fluid and varied groups to learn and practice skills at their “just right” level. They also learn by exploring real life situations, engaging in meaningful hands-on activities, and through interdisciplinary, cross-curricular projects.

  • Located in Seattle’s North Capitol Hill neighborhood
  • Pre-K through 5th Grade
  • 240 students
  • Class size: 18 (pre-K-2nd) | 20 (3rd-5th)
  • Faculty: 40
  • Tuition: $33,930 (2022-23 school year, financial aid available)
  • $1M+ in need-based financial aid grants awarded each year
  • Students receiving financial aid: 17% (1 in 6 students)
  • Bertschi kids are curious, enthusiastic, cooperative, open to new ideas, and comfortable making transitions.
  • Our strong curriculum integrates core academics with art, technology, science, dance, music and drama.
  • Our urban campus exhibits our commitment to sustainability and nature with living buildings designed to teach and demonstrate social responsibility.

Explore Our Program

Learn more about our curriculum, teaching practices, and more.

Bertschi School combines challenging core academics with hands-on activities that engage students in interdisciplinary learning. We also believe deeply that social emotional learning goes hand in hand with academic readiness. Our curriculum is made even deeper and richer through our nine outstanding specialist classes. Additionally, every Bertschi student benefits from our Learning Services team, which helps each student reach their potential and address areas of challenge.

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Since our founding, we have committed to building a diverse community.

We seek to engage with families, educators, and community partners who bring unique perspectives and experiences that enrich our understanding of each other and the world. The work of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is multi-faceted and ongoing, and is essential to our mission.

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Strategic Plan

Curriculum Guide

Annual Report