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

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  • 1985

  • 9:1

    Student to teacher ratio
  • 7.6

    Acre campus on Cougar Mountain in Bellevue
  • 355

    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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  • Open Window School Experiment Launched to ISS on Sunday morning

    Our #SSEP1 Experiment is on its way to the International Space Station after a successful launch this morning. If you missed the launch, watch here: youtu.be/iB6vOP4_9wM

    UPDATE: The launch of SpaceX-21 has been reset for 8:17 am PT, Sunday, December 6, due to weather.

    WATCH LIVE: Flight of SSEP Mission 14 ‘Apollo’, Launching on SpaceX CRS-21, Saturday, December 5, 2020, 11:39 am ET
    Launch information is available here.

    The clock is counting down as Open Window School alumni scientists Armaan Thomas, Atiwit Miles Chanbai, and Cadence Ching await a once in a lifetime opportunity to watch the launch of the experiment they developed, Effects of Microgravity on Penicillium Chrysogenum’s Ability to Inhibit Cell Wall Synthesis in Staphylococcus Epidermis, to the International Space Station.
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  • Zoom call with WA Secretary of State Kim Wyman

    Students Hear from Secretary of State Kim Wyman About Election Process

    Ms. Paulson's eighth grade humanities students engage in real world work that matters. In 2020, hot topics are elections, election safety, voter access, and civic engagement. Through their work with Teach with TVW, students were invited to ask Secretary of State Kim Wyman a few questions over a Zoom call about the upcoming election and civic engagement at the state level.
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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.”
Office Hours: 8AM-6PM
Open Window School provides a challenging academic curriculum blended with nurturing support from teachers that prepares students for long-term success.