Grades 9 - 12

We can't wait to meet you!

Annie Wright's separate Upper Schools for boys and girls offer day and boarding options in Grades 9 through 12. We offer rich, thoughtful and internationally-recognized programs that welcome students from around the world. While our web site 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. 

Upper School Admission Process

List of 6 items.

  • 1. Online Application

    A completed online application packet, accompanied by the non-refundable application fee is required to initiate the formal application process.

    Standard Application Deadline | February 3, 2020
    Standard Decisions Released | February 21, 2020
  • 2. Official School Transcript & Evaluation

    Completed applications will include a copy of the applicant’s official school transcript for the past two years. The online application includes a downloadable Request for Transcript & School Evaluation Form. Please have your most recent school(s) complete this form and send an official school transcript directly to Annie Wright. Note: Schools often require as long as two weeks to complete transcript requests. 
  • 3. Teacher Recommendations

    A Math and English teacher online recommendation form must be completed by the applicant’s current or past teachers. The Teacher Recommendation Requests are included in the online application and require the student's current teacher’s email address. Completed recommendations are submitted electronically to the admissions team upon completion by the teacher.
  • 4. Campus Visit & Interview

    Campus visits are strongly encouraged. If a campus visit is not possible we will coordinate a skype interview.
  • 5. Math Assessment

    This exam will be used for admissions and if appropriate, course placement upon your enrollment.
  • 6. Important Dates

    Standard Application Deadline | February 3, 2020
    Standard Decisions Released | February 21, 2020

    Scholar Search | February 7, 2020
    For students entering Grades 9 - 11

Scholar Search 2020

Upper School Voices

For questions or to schedule a campus tour, contact Upper School Admissions Director Laura Bales 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 co-ed 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.