Welcome to the Lower School

Annie Wright Lower School provides an inquiry-based education as unique as your child. It is a place where boys and girls discover and develop their passions and individual learning styles while being held to international standards of excellence.
Highlights of our program include:

We invite you to experience Annie Wright Lower School's warm community and learn about our International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme. Call the admissions department at 253.284.8602 to attend a preview or schedule an individualized tour.
For questions or to schedule a campus tour, contact Lower School Admissions Director Joy Phelps at 253.284.8602 or joy_phelps@aw.org.
    • every day

      PE & recess

      every day

    • music, visual art & drama

      comprehensive arts program

      music, visual art & drama

    • for everyone


      for everyone

    • starting in Preschool

      lab science

      starting in Preschool


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.