Spring Street International School (Washington)
Spring Street is a multicultural, independent, day and boarding school that provides students with a stimulating learning environment in a safe, rural setting. Students discover a love of learning and prepare for excellence in college.
Challenging expeditions and travel experiences foster personal growth. Service in diverse communities teaches empathy, humility and the importance of collaboration with others. Students become engaged, thoughtful, ethical participants in local and global communities.
Spring Street students see their families, their communities, and themselves as participants in a much larger world. A progressive academic program, including 5 select APs, inspires mastery in the sciences, humanities, and arts. Our location in the San Juan Islands, at the heart of Friday Harbor, presents day and boarding students with opportunities for real-world life experience through mentorships, outdoor excursions, and global expeditions that foster leadership and group cooperation, preparing each student for success in higher education—and life.
A Spring Street education is about building relationships that inspire effort and achieve mastery. In the Middle School, key goals are to instill a love of learning and good study habits. In High School, teachers work to prepare each student to meet the requirements of a rigorous curriculum, fostering critical thinking and complex reasoning crucial to thriving in college and life. SSIS teachers teach students, not classes; students, faculty, and families work together one-on-one and in small groups to achieve clearly defined goals, in the process instilling kindness and mutual respect.
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