Snoqualmie Springs School, commonly referred to as “SnoSprings” School, is a private, primary grade school for children between the ages of 4 and 8 years of age. We are located on the Sammamish Plateau, two miles northeast of downtown Issaquah and one block south of the Klahanie QFC Shopping Center, The rustic log school house is surrounded by evergreens and gardens, providing a uniquely warm, friendly and safe environment for learning. The school, founded by Laura and Joe Drovetto in 1998, provides a firm foundation in basic academic skills and promotes the development of habits that are necessary for life long learning. The entire staff at Snoqualmie Springs School is committed to the promotion of love and respect, role-modeling appropriate social behavior, leadership, listening, critical thinking, self-appreciation, self-motivation, self-direction, self-esteem, self-expression, good citizenship and etiquette.
The mission of Snoqualmie Springs School is to provide a safe, caring, enthusiastic, and individually challenging learning environment where each child can learn and develop at their fullest potential. As a diverse and unique learning community, we will work together to create and maximize opportunities for each child’s growth and academic success as defined by the Washington State Superintendent of Public Instruction.
School Satisfaction Survey
During the last week of November, parents were given an opportunity to complete our Fall School Satisfaction Survey. In summary, 100% of the respondents agree that the Snoqualmie Springs Educational Program exceeds or meets their expectations.
Parent Survey Results 2016-2017
Student Survey Results 2016-2017
Choosing a School for Your Child
Selecting a private or public school for your child can be time consuming and difficult. The U.S. Department of Education has put together a 52 page publication that can assist you in making this very important decision for your child. Click on Choosing a School for Your Child for a pdf copy of the document. In addition, open our Criteria Checklist for Selecting a School, and compare Snoqualmie Springs with one or two other schools that you might have under consideration.
Is Your Private School Approved and Accredited?
Before selecting a private school, make sure it is approved by the Washington State Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI). If not, and your child is attending a Kindergarten or first grade program, they may not be eligible for promotion into the next grade at another public or private elementary school. For a list of approved private schools, click Approved by OSPI .
Compliance & Accreditation
Snoqualmie Springs School holds a State Standards Certificate of Compliance issued by the Washington State Superintendent of Private Instruction. The School is fully accredited by AdvancEd and the Northwest Accreditation Commission and is a member of the Washington Federation of Independent Schools. The school complies with all federal, state and county rules and regulations and does not discriminate against race, religion, national origin, ancestry or disability.