Located in Seattle's Madrona neighborhood, Epiphany School is an independent, non-parochial school serving Pre-K through Fifth Grade.

We inspire and challenge every child to be a  learner.

  • confident
  • curious
  • courageous

Young Leaders with Character

We nurture and develop confident leaders who truly know themselves—in a community that values uniqueness.

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Foundations for Student Success

Students grow in foundational knowledge, expand interests through experiential, integrated lessons, and assess their own achievements.

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Welcoming, Engaged Families

Families are vital to our active community where adults and children work together to find joy, meaning, and purpose in learning.

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Adults Who Love to Learn

Our faculty and staff are nourished and inspired by continued professional development and knowledge sharing.

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A Legacy of Excellence

For more than sixty years, we have honored customs that promote pride and belonging across generations.

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Community Voices

Smiling graduates of Epiphany school, an independent school in Central Seattle.

My daughter is a graduate of Epiphany School. My son is currently a student. Epiphany sets up such a strong foundation for lifelong learning. It is one of the best big parenting decisions we have made for our kiddos to date!” Alyson Branner parent

Mother and daughter smiling at Epiphany School, a Central Seattle private school.

Epiphany's amazing faculty and staff truly know and care about each child and continuously strive to provide an exceptional, innovative teaching and learning experience. I can’t imagine a better start to a child’s educational journey.” Julie Okerstrom parent of alumni

A father smiling with his daughter at Epiphany School, a private school in Seattle, WA.

We chose Epiphany School because we value the importance of social and emotional learning and wanted a diverse, empathetic, and inclusive school atmosphere. Epiphany School exceeded our expectations and our children are thriving.” Jeff Shiu parent

A young Epiphany School student smiling on campus.

When we moved to Seattle, we looked for a school that would offer our kids academic excellence balanced with a healthy and happy learning environment. In Epiphany we found an incredible community that has supported not only our children but our entire family.” Ana Afanador Perez parent

A smiling mother and daughter at Epiphany School, a private elementary school in South Seattle.

Epiphany has been a place of warmth and structure for our sensitive and precocious daughter. She has thrived in so many ways, from social-emotional growth to being more comfortable speaking confidently in class.” Erin Callaghan parent

A happy family smiling outside of Epiphany School, a Seattle private school.

I can’t say enough wonderful things about this community. I trust the school leadership and teachers to provide a safe and caring learning environment for my kids. My children are thriving academically and they love school.” Tonia Goyal parent


    “We loved our time at Epiphany School. The school sparked in our daughter the love of learning and exploring—and the willingness to stretch. Epiphany encouraged public expression, presentation, and performance in a way that was nurturing and inclusive. She and her classmates grew in so many ways.” — Rob Lilleness, Parent of Alumni '19
    “Epiphany was responsible for teaching me how to learn. Epiphany teachers are the ones I remember, the ones who changed my life.”
    — Ethan Rutherford '91
    “My years at Epiphany School were some of the best years of my life. I have amazing memories of learning and growing in a community that was like family. My three siblings and I all thrived there.” — Dani Butler '15
    “Epiphany taught me to take on challenges head-first. I learned that making mistakes was okay and if you get something wrong you actually learn from it. Now I feel more confident trying new things.” — Peter Straley '19