Request More InfoRequest More Infosmall-crest-blockCharles Wright Academy provides a rigorous liberal arts program guided by an ethos of excellence and compassion. Within a diverse learning community, we foster self-reliance, integrity, social responsibility, and humor, empowering our students to achieve their personal best in mind, body, and spirit.
tab-holderCharles Wright Academy is a private independent day school for college-bound girls and boys from junior kindergarten to grade 12, with an elementary school, middle school and high school on one campus. We are a diverse and inclusive learning community using the power of academic rigor, endless inspiration, and high expectations to help students reach their intellectual, artistic, and athletic best. The school’s 100-acre campus is located in Tacoma and we offer bus service from as far away as Silverdale, Des Moines, Puyallup, and Olympia.

Sports Booster Adult Summer Mixer

August 14th, 2015|0 Comments

Saturday, August 22, 2015  |  5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the Tucci’s home

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Enjoy a Pacific Northwest summer evening complete with boats, barges, […]

Labor Day Holiday

July 6th, 2015|0 Comments


No classes for Tarriers in grades junior kindergarten through 12.

Start-of-School Forms for 2015-2016 Are Now Available

August 7th, 2015|0 Comments

We know it’s hard to believe, but students will be lining up at their lockers, in the cafeteria, and in the hallways here at Charles Wright before we know it. In the meantime, 2015-2016 start-of-school forms for Tarriers in all divisions—Lower School, Middle School, and Upper School—are now available online. Below are links to pages for each division that provide letters from the heads of school, required registration and consent forms, optional forms, and additional information. Please read, sign, and return materials by August 3. (Please note that some forms are due August 17.) Think of it as parent summer reading! […]

Charles Wright athlete Nate Mondou ’13 named to 1A-B all-state baseball team

April 6th, 2015|0 Comments

Tacoma, Wash. – The Washington State Baseball Coaches Association named Charles Wright’s Nate Mondou to the 1A-B all-state baseball team on June 19. Mondou, who graduated with the Class of 2013 earlier this month, signed […]

An Extended Outlook

April 14th, 2015|0 Comments

By: Emily Ge ’15 Senior Emily Ge ’15 reflects on how serving as a columnist at the Tacoma News Tribune has improved her writing and changed her perspective on the craft as she […]

So All May Thrive: Boyle Family Looks to Help Generations of Tarriers

April 10th, 2015|0 Comments

By: Joe Boyle More than $130,000 was raised for the 2015 Spirit Auction Fund-A-Need, the Phyllis M. Boyle Student Opportunity Fund. This new endowed fund will live in perpetuity and support Tarriers for […]

“Charles Wright has taught me how to use my time wisely, especially when it is limited, and how to prioritize. The teachers are supportive if you have activities at school or outside, such as sports or concerts. If you communicate with your teachers beforehand, they will work with you so that you don’t feel overwhelmed by work.”
Andrew '15