Puget Sound Community School

Turning Passion into Achievement.

Puget Sound Community School is a small, independent, middle and high school, centrally located in Seattle's International District. At PSCS, our first focus is not limited to an academic program; our focus is on the full range of human development. We provide a safe, loving, nurturing environment where the curriculum is responsibility and the goal for our graduates is maturity. We surround students with talented people of high character who help them find out what they’re passionate about, and then help them DO something with that passion.

We believe that people become empowered by being free to pursue the knowledge they want to possess, by learning how to ask significant questions, and by structuring their time and activities as they best see fit. In this way, PSCS promotes the development of critical and creative thinking in students and helps them strengthen their sense of authority over what they study.

Students work each year with an advisor to identify their short- and long-term goals, and to plan for what they want to accomplish and how. Classes and activities are offered in response to direct student requests, or because a staff member or community volunteer has identified a significant topic they want to share. Students also participate in regular community service projects and field trips, and most complete multiple independent study projects during their time at PSCS. All of the traditional academic subjects are covered through this approach, which also helps students understand and work with their own internal rhythm and speed.

More #Intensives: Fab Four (Beatlemania!) with @[584690077:2048:Liana], Insanity Kontraption with @[1177995439:2048:Scobie Puchtler], student led Fate CORE, Shakespeare with Nic, Middle School Homeroom with @[638671053:2048:Andy], and Snowshoeing with Chrissy (@[113100457:2048:Christine]) and @[632958163:2048:Daisy Gilman]!

More #Intensives: Fab Four (Beatlemania!) with Liana, Insanity Kontraption with Scobie Puchtler, student led Fate CORE, Shakespeare with Nic, Middle School Homeroom with Andy, and Snowshoeing with Chrissy (Christine) and Daisy Gilman!

More #Intensives: Fab Four (Beatlemania!) with Liana, Insanity Kontraption with Scobie, student led Fate CORE, Shakespeare with Nic, Middle School Homeroom with Andy, and Snowshoeing with Chrissy (Christine) and Daisy Gilman!

Snowshoeing!

This week's Intensives were some of the best yet: Snowshoeing, Fab Four, Insanity Kontraption, Fate CORE and Shakespeare! Here's a video to wet your whistle, more coming right after this!

Welcome back (almost) #pscs snowshoers! #intensivesweek

#pscs geography class studying Africa!

The Facilitator | 100 Days of Kindness | Alum Passion | & More at PSCS!

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The Facilitator | 100 Days of Kindness | Alum Passion | & More at PSCS!

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#pscs #happymonday!

Videos (show all)

Snowshoeing!
PSCS Staff Moves the Library (Timelapse)
"What's Your Word?"
PSCS on KIRO 1994!

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660 S Dearborn St
Seattle, WA
98134

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 3:30pm
Tuesday 9am - 3:30pm
Wednesday 9am - 3:30pm
Thursday 9am - 3:30pm
Friday 9am - 3:30pm
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