About Us

AWS at a Glance

Annie Wright Schools serve students from age three through high school. Annie Wright Lower and Middle Schools offer co-ed programs in Preschool through Grade 8, while separate Upper Schools for boys and girls offer day and boarding options in Grades 9 through 12. Annie Wright is proud to be an International Baccalaureate World School, delivering IB programs in every division.
Founded in 1884, Annie Wright Schools are nestled in the beautiful North End neighborhood of Tacoma, Washington. We offer rich, thoughtful and internationally-recognized programs that welcome students from around the world. While our website offers a glimpse into what life and learning at Annie Wright are really like, we encourage you to visit our campus, which will give you a stronger sense of our vibrant community.

Annie Wright Parent

"Our family relocated from Seattle to Tacoma to send our children to Annie Wright. We found the Annie Wright community to be exceptional and to stand out amongst the rest. Once we arrived we became part of an extended family, all focused on providing our children with the best experience possible."


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Fast Facts

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  • 820

    Students from Preschool to Grade 12
  • 1884

    Year Established
  • 17

    Average Class Size
  • 100%

    College Acceptance
  • 25-yard

    Indoor Pool
  • 15

    Countries of Citizenship
  • $5M

    Awarded in Financial Aid & Scholarships
  • 6

    Science Labs 
  • 2

    Boarding Options: 5 & 7 Day