Kindergarten-Grade 5

Annie Wright is an International Baccalaureate World School and delivers the IB's Primary Years Programme for Preschool to Grade 5. The PYP is a flexible curriculum that addresses children’s needs holistically, focusing on developing them as inquirers, both in the classroom and the outside world. 

Annie Wright Lower School welcomes students with a range of learning styles, and our learning support department is available to address individual needs. We also welcome parent participation and involvement in all aspects of our program.
    • 17

      average class size

    • IB PYP curriculum

      inquiry-based learning

    • breadth of programs

      Spanish, art, music & more

    • team sports

      open to every K-12 student

Check out a sneak peek of Annie Wright Lower School

For questions please contact Lower School Admissions Director Chelsea Thompson at 253.284.8602 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.