Beginning School

Beginning School


Where your child will be known, challenged, and nurtured

Young learners are joyful

Experiential learning and play captures imaginations and captivates intellect.


At Charles Wright Academy, we emphasize play-based learning so your child grows as a citizen of our community.


Your young thinker will be nurtured in our vibrant program anchored in authentic learning experiences.

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Young learners are powerful

Our Beginning School program empowers your child with meaningful social, emotional, physical, and cognitive experiences. Our program is rooted in Whole Child Learning and recognizes that children are fully capable participants in their own learning.


Your child will be empowered to be persistent, focused, thoughtful, and compassionate.

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Young learners are curious

The Charles Wright Academy campus offers young learners spaces to engage authentically in experiential exploration and learning. Children learn how to learn while immersed in the outdoors.


Your child will be a steward, communicator, collaborator, innovator, and thinker.

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Young learners are capable

Children develop skills that reinforce engaged learning, communicating, and taking on challenges. 


Your child will spend time in our Atelier engaging in their own curiosity. Imagination, collaboration, innovation, and community building will contribute to a lifelong love of learning.

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The Atelier

The Charles Wright Academy Atelier is a studio space for our youngest learners where children research, invent and develop empathy. In the Atelier, children can get messy, try new things, make mistakes, and experiment. In partnership with the classroom teachers, the atelierista honors children’s wonders and knowledge. The Atelier is a working studio where materials are abundant and available, and there is ample space to create with many different mediums. In these conditions, community is born, a story is written, and magic is made.


This innovation space is the first of its kind in the South Sound.

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Month Program, with Food Included


Full School Day


Student : Teacher Ratio


Morning and Afternoon Care Provided

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