Joyful, engaged children who love to learn

Extraordinary teachers who love to teach

An inclusive community where diversity is celebrated

A welcoming culture with meaningful traditions

A magical setting in the woods of Bainbridge Island

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Nestled in the woods of Bainbridge Island, The Island School is an independent kindergarten through fifth grade elementary school educating students from Bainbridge Island and the Kitsap Peninsula, including Poulsbo, Suquamish, Indianola, Kingston, Hansville and Silverdale.

Founded as a private school in 1977, The Island School engages the mind and heart of every child in a culture that values excellent education, joy in learning, and respect and appreciation for others. Kids love to learn at The Island School. We invite you to explore these pages to find out why. Contact us directly for a visit and a tour.

Our Mission

At The Island School we educate each of our children; we nourish their innate curiosity, inspire a lifelong enthusiasm for learning, and foster respect and appreciation for themselves and others.

At The Island School, every child matters.