Annie Wright Upper School girls are fearless. They ask tough questions, pursue their passions, and explore all the world has to offer. They support their peers and build lifelong friendships. They honor traditions and challenge the status quo. Sound familiar? Join us. Scholar Search Weekend is just the beginning.
Scholar Search Weekend, a free admissions event, takes place every February. During this time, students take part in the following activities:

  • Class Visits
  • Math & Writing Assessments
  • Passion Workshops
  • Student Interviews
  • Q & A with current students
  • Case Study Analysis
  • Lip Sync
  • Sleepover
Partial need & merit-based tuition funding available for admitted students.

What to expect at SSW

From Past Participants

"It was better than I imagined! It's nothing like any school I've ever seen. I cannot believe how close and nice the people are and how secure and comfortable everyone seems with each other."

"I loved it...The students were great, the faculty was great, the lip sync was the best. Everyone was friendly and I learned a lot about the school and student life. I hope to be a student there next year."

"The potential of earning a merit scholarship played a big role in my attendance because my family doesn't have the money to easily pay full tuition at Annie Wright. Winning a scholarship would take some of the financial burden off of my family."

From Their Parents

"Annie Wright is a beautiful school. What makes it shine above the rest is that all of the faculty, staff and students truly care about each other."

"The merit scholarship would be nice, but my true motivation was getting my child into an environment  where she can be successful and be exposed to all the possibilities that life has to offer. I feel in my heart that Annie Wright is a giant step in the right direction."

"Our daughter enjoyed the mix of academic and non-academic activities a great deal. It truly represented the balance between academic rigor and the high-energy fun that Annie Wright promotes."


Annie Wright Schools
827 North Tacoma Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98403

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Founded in Tacoma in 1884, Annie Wright Schools are two schools on one campus. Annie Wright Day School serves boys and girls in Preschool through Grade 8, while Annie Wright Upper School offers all-girls day and boarding programs for Grades 9 through 12. Annie Wright is proud to be an International Baccalaureate World School. Learn more at www.aw.org.