Upper School for Girls Athletics

Annie Wright Upper School teachers and coaches harbor a mentality of positivity, teamwork, inspiration, vision and goal-setting. Every Annie Wright student is a Gator, and there is a place on our teams for everyone, regardless of ability level. At the same time, we strive for excellence and set goals to win league championships for every team.

Upper School for Girls Teams




Physical Education

Annie Wright Upper Schools offers morning physical education classes 8:00-8:45 am four days per week. All students are welcome to join the exceptional PE faculty for general fitness in our beautifully updated facilities that now include top of the line weights and machines.

All Upper School students must complete 2 athletics credits. Team participation earns 0.5 credits, and a quarter of PE earns 0.25 credits. Independent track options are also available.

Check out this Gator buzzer shot!

In the most successful basketball season in Annie Wright history, the Upper School for Girls varsity basketball team won league and districts and came 4th in State. Record-breaking scorer Julianna Walker sank an astounding three pointer from beyond half court at the buzzer to win their game and head into the next round of the state tournament. Go Gators!
For questions or to schedule a campus tour, contact Upper School Admissions Director Laura Bales '85 at 253.284.8601 or

Our League

Annie Wright Schools are a 1A classification member of the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) as a participant of the West Central District III and Nisqually League.

The 9 members of the Nisqually League are:

  • Annie Wright Schools
  • Bellevue Christian High School
  • Cascade Christian School
  • Charles Wright Academy
  • Klahowya Secondary School
  • Life Christian Academy
  • Port Townsend High School
  • Seattle Christian High School
  • Vashon Island High School 

Go Gators!


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.