"Since its formation, Epiphany School has been a place that celebrates children and helps them grow. The new strategic plan honors the wonder of childhood while encouraging the growth and learning of the entire community."
—Board of Trustees Member
With more than 60 years of history as a beloved Seattle institution, Epiphany School is well positioned to thrive for the next 60. Our new strategic plan builds on the school's many strengths: a legacy of innovation, high academic standards, and a warm, family-friendly atmosphere in which every child is truly known.
Innovative and Individually Responsive Teaching and Learning
Leveraging our legacy of innovation to foster a culture of educational growth and further tailor instruction to meet students’ needs and faculty professional goals
deepen student engagement and learning through instructional strategies that enhance personalized learning
create Seattle's most robust and well-funded teacher-driven professional development system
apply current research and best practice to enhance all curricular areas
deepen technology integration to expand collaboration and communication across campus
build student character and leadership through signature capstone experiences in every grade
An Authentic and Welcoming Community
Enhancing the welcoming and inclusive culture within Epiphany School through actionable diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives; extended day expansion; and broader and more diverse volunteerism opportunities
develop a strategic diversity, equity, and inclusion action plan to ensure our community continues to thrive by welcoming families with diverse perspectives and a strong commitment to school partnership
grow community participation through a broader range of opportunities for volunteering and family involvement
further expand our high-quality before- and after-school and summer camp programming
support students and families with a first-in-field Outplacement program
Enhancing and investing in our school’s programming and campus to maintain our position as a leader in Seattle elementary education and deliver on our vision, mission, and values
"This plan harnesses our strengths—capable and motivated faculty, a history of supporting children, a community eager to make connections—to broaden and strengthen the school.”
—Current Parent and Board Member
"The expanded commitment to supporting teachers' professional growth will push us to the next level as leaders in elementary education. By bringing new strategies and perspectives back to our classrooms, we can help all students become strong and respectful self-advocates for their own learning and growth in middle school and beyond.”
"We are proud to be leading the work of providing a tailored learning experience for Epiphany students. An experience that is founded on knowing students deeply and shifting instruction to meet their needs. We have partnered with talented faculty to expand on our solid foundations."
—Leadership Team and Strategic Planning Task Force Member
"The strategic planning process has been ambitious, inclusive, and thorough. It has led to a strong plan with broad Board and faculty support that will significantly increase the school's value proposition."
—Board of Trustees Member