Charles Wright Academy

Nonprofit or community organization

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About us

Charles Wright Academy is an independent coeducational day school offering a broad curriculum in the liberal arts.  Founded in 1957, the school enrolls 660 students in grades junior kindergarten through twelve. We are located in a suburban neighborhood southwest of Tacoma, approximately 1 mile from Puget Sound and within the shadow of Mt. Rainier.

Our mission is to provide a rigorous and dynamic liberal arts education built on the principles of excellence and compassion. Within an inclusive and globally aware learning community, we foster self-reliance, integrity, social responsibility, and humor, inspiring our students to discover within themselves the courage to achieve their personal best in mind, body, and spirit.


Contact information

Date Founded: 1957

Government ID number: 91-0673111


Phone: 253.620.8300

Fax: 253.620.8431

7723 Chambers Creek Road West, Tacoma, WA, 98467, US

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