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

List of 8 items.

  • 1985

    Founded
  • 9:1

    Student to teacher ratio
  • 7.6

    Acre campus on Cougar Mountain in Bellevue
  • 348

    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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  • Generational Development of C. elegans in Microgravity designed by a team of sixth graders, Adarsh Sanjay, Annicka Hsue, Jachin Lee, and Jian Zhou Chen

    Open Window School Student Experiment to Fly to the International Space Station

    Students at Bellevue’s Open Window School are looking toward the stars after developing proposals for microgravity experiments to be conducted by astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS). One student-designed experiment will be among 33 selected from Brazil, Canada, and the United States to fly on Mission 14 to the ISS in spring/summer of 2020 as part of the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program (SSEP). SSEP is undertaken by the National Center for Earth and Space Science Education (NCESSE) in partnership with DreamUp PBC and NanoRacks, LLC.
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  • Jeff Stroebel receiving the award for Distinguished Leader

    Head of School Jeff Stroebel Recipient of WAETAG's Distinguished Leader Award

    Open Window  Head of School Jeff Stroebel received the Washington Association of Educators of the Talented and Gifted’s Distinguished Leader Award today at the WAETAG 35th Annual Conference in recognition of four decades of service on behalf of gifted education.
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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.