< Back to main list

Annie Wright School

Categories: Education

Annie Wright’s strong community cultivates individual learners to become well-educated, creative, and responsible citizens for a global society.

Executive Director

Christian Sullivan, Headmaster


827 North Tacoma Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98403
Phone: (253) 272-2216

Founded in 1884, Annie Wright School is an independent, college preparatory school serving boys and girls in grades preschool through eight, and girls only in a day and boarding program for grades nine through twelve.

Situated in the historic Old Town district of north Tacoma, Annie Wright School enjoys a rich tradition, the loyalty of many alumni and parent families, and a reputation for a rigorous academic curriculum that develops leadership, character and a sense of belonging.

The school emphasizes global education through small class sizes, foreign language in every grade, and a wide variety of extracurricular activities. The all-girls upper school enrolls students from more than 15 countries and offers the prestigious International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. Annie Wright School is accredited by the Pacific Northwest Association of Independent Schools. Its memberships include the National Association of Independent Schools, National Association of Episcopal Schools, and the National Coalition of Girls Schools. Enrollment for the 2010-2011 academic year was 440 students.


Annual Budget: $1,000,000 or more

Number of Employees: 31 or more

Accepts Volunteers: Yes

Service Area: Tacoma

People Served Annually: 450