Next Schools

Helping 8th Grade Families

The goal of our Next Schools program is to help all 8th grade families through the process of choosing their next schools with confidence and success!

The SGS Next Schools Program:

  • Provides students and parents with general information about the typical admissions processes at a variety of public and private high schools
  • Provides individual meetings with parents to talk through the process
  • Prepares students for the admissions process through opportunities for work with essay writing, interview skills, and ISEE practice

High Schools SGS Students Attend

Independent Schools:
  • Annie Wright School
  • Bishop Blanchet High School
  • The Bush School
  • Eastside Catholic School
  • Eastside Preparatory School
  • Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart
  • Holy Names Academy
  • Kennedy Catholic High School
  • Lakeside School
  • The Northwest School
  • Seattle Academy of Arts & Sciences
  • Seattle Lutheran High School
  • Seattle Prep
  • University Prep
Public Schools:
  • Ballard High School – Biotech Program*
  • Bellevue High School
  • Bellingham High School
  • The Center School
  • Cleveland High School – STEM Program*
  • Franklin High School
  • Garfield High School – Honors Program*
  • Ingraham High School – IB Program*
  • Lake Washington High School
  • Mercer Island High School
  • The Nova Project *
  • Raisbeck Aviation High School*
  • Roosevelt High School
  • Thomas Jefferson High School
*An application or selection process is in place for acceptance.
Located in the Central District, Seattle Girls' School is an independent school for girls and gender nonconforming students in grades 5-8. Our mission is to inspire and develop courageous leaders who think independently, work collaboratively, learn joyfully, and champion change.