A kindergarten through eighth grade school, for gifted kids who love to learn.

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  • 1985

    Founded
  • 9:1

    Student to teacher ratio
  • 7.6

    Acre campus on Cougar Mountain in Bellevue
  • 340

    Number of students
  • 18

    Average class size
  • 1:1

    Student: Computer
  • 10

    Annual theatrical and musical productions
  • 75+

    Annual K-8 partnerships & field trips

News & Upcoming Events

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In the News

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  • Elaine Christensen

    Open Window School Names Head of School Successor

    Open Window School has selected Elaine Christensen to succeed Jeff Stroebel as its new Head of School following Stroebel’s retirement at the end of the 2019-2020 school year. Christensen is currently the Middle School Director and Director of Professional Development at Lakeside School in Seattle.
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  • Sixth Grade HAB Launch was (Nearly) Out of this World

    Sixth grade students worked on their HAB projects throughout the spring and were very excited to get the High Altitude Balloons aloft at last. The student-designed and built satellites were the result of research and skill-building in both the science and the innovation labs.
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  • Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson Visits Eighth Graders

    Eighth grade students were honored to welcome Attorney General Bob Ferguson to campus to speak and answer questions about the role the Office of Attorney General plays at the state level. AG Ferguson opened his talk by asking if anyone had any experience with chess, which resulted in many hands in the air. 
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Thank you for including Open Window School as you search for the right educational setting for your child. Our program is dedicated to nurturing gifted children’s social and emotional needs, intellectual curiosity, creativity, and capacity for critical thinking. Supporting the whole child is the corner stone of our philosophy, and our school is founded on the knowledge that our students are “children first and gifted second.”
Open Window School provides a challenging academic curriculum blended with nurturing support from teachers that prepares students for long-term success.