West Sound Academy is an independent college preparatory school serving students in grades six through twelve, offering the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme in the junior and senior years.

our campus

Located in a bucolic setting of meadows and trees, our peaceful 20-acre campus in Poulsbo affords stunning views of Liberty Bay and the snow-covered peaks of the Olympic National Park.

Amidst this picturesque environment, our students thrive in welcoming buildings which include light-filled classrooms, state-of-the-art teaching studios for technology, design, music and theater, and two science labs.

Our outdoor facilities include walking trails, an amphitheater, a sports field, a basketball court, and a maker's playground, as well as attractive communal areas for both indoor and outdoor social gatherings. We welcome visitors!

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our students

WSA students are curious and share an unabashed desire to learn. Our students acquire skills through inquiry, initiative, research and exposition. Learners engage with the curriculum in hands-on collaboration, simultaneously finding support for new interests and individual passions. As part of a close-knit community, students develop strong, respectful relationships with teachers and peers, forging lifelong connections and an abiding appreciation for learning.

The school enrolls a maximum of 105 students coming from Kitsap County and Jefferson County. We also welcome a number of international students.

The school provides transportation for students from Bainbridge Island and Port Townsend.

our graduates

Our exceptional graduates' efforts are recognized by a 100% College Acceptance Rate.

College counseling is provided.

WSA graduates, 2018-2022, enrolled at 34 four-year colleges and universities in the U.S. and abroad, including: