Welcome from Admissions

Annie Wright Schools offer internationally-recognized programs in an inquiry-based, nurturing environment for boys and girls aged 3 to Grade 12.
Thank you for taking the time to explore Annie Wright Schools.

We offer rich, thoughtful and inquiry-based programs that welcome students from around the world. While our website 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. 

Our Admissions Team looks forward to assisting you in any way we can. For Preschool to Grade 5, please contact Chelsea Thompson, for Grades 6-8, Sahara Jones, for Grades 9-12 (Day & domestic boarding), Maddy Mancuso, and for international boarding, please contact Rex Bates

We look forward to meeting you.
Sandra Forero Bush
Assistant Head of Schools
"We believe in Annie Wright and everything they have to offer students. The education is priceless and sets a standard above all others. Children are happy and happy children love to learn."
-Annie Wright parent

Rex Bates
Director of International Advancement

Sahara Jones
Admissions Associate

Maddy Mancuso '05MS

Middle & Upper Schools Admissions Director

Chelsea Thompson
Lower School Admissions Director
Annie Wright Schools remain firmly committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all student applicants. Annie Wright Schools shall recruit, admit, and teach students without regard to race, color, creed, sex, religion, age, national origin, sexual orientation, political ideology, or any other basis prohibited by law.


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.