Study Abroad

Annie Wright offers organized cultural exchange programs to Spain, France, Argentina, New Zealand and China. Each of these affordable exchange programs provides students the opportunity to host a student in their home and then to live with that student's family, attend a different school, engage with peers from a different part of the world, and immerse themselves in a new culture.
SPAINCasvi School, Madrid
five to eight weeks in the winter

FRANCELycée La Mennais, Guerande
seven weeks in the winter

ARGENTINAColegio Pestalozzi, Buenos Aires
four weeks from mid-June to mid-July 

NEW ZEALANDRangi Ruru Girls' School, Christchurch
four weeks from mid-June to mid-July

CHINA: Annie Wright & China homestays
Annie Wright Chinese dorm students stay with local American classmates for four weeks during the school year, and American students stay with their Chinese classmates for four weeks in the summer.

In addition to these organized programs, students also have the opportunity to design their own experiences for up to several weeks during the school year. An internationally minded faculty supports students while they are away and when they return to keep up with their academic work.


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  • Nov

    Upper School Virtual Preview

  • Dec

    Upper School Virtual Preview

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For questions please contact Upper School Admissions Director Laura Bales ’85 at 253.284.8601 or


Annie Wright Schools
827 North Tacoma Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98403

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Founded in Tacoma, Washington, in 1884, Annie Wright Schools serve students from age three through high school. Annie Wright Lower  and Middle Schools offer coed programs in Preschool through Grade 8, while separate Upper Schools for girls  and boys offer day and boarding options in Grades 9 through 12. Annie Wright is proud to be an International Baccalaureate World School.