All Grades Playing in the Sandbox
Take a Tour
We offer tours of Pioneer School throughout the year. See for yourself why Pioneer School is ranked as one of the top K-5 elementary schools in Washington state.
Does your child have a fall birthday after the Kindergarten enrollment age? We allow early enrollment to Kindergarten (subject to Kindergarten readiness).
The Pioneer Difference
Pioneer School is a private, 501(c)3 not-for-profit educational institution serving kindergarten through 5th-grade. Our students receive an immersive education, which keeps them active participants in their learning. Pioneer School is different in a good way. Learn more about how we've been expanding the minds of young children since 1980.
Families whose children attend Pioneer School experience first-hand why children thrive and excel in our learning environment.
Read through our parent testimonials to see why parents trust us with educating their children for their future.
Most of our teachers hold master's degrees in education or teaching and are passionate about enriching students' lives by providing a learning experience that fosters individual growth and development.
Get to know more about our staff and teachers.
About Pioneer School
Pioneer School is a non-profit educational organization, founded in 1980 by Betty Burley-Wolf. We serve students in grades PreK-5.
Pioneer is accredited by the Washington Board of Education and all of our exceptional teachers hold up to date teaching credentials and certifications.
We are a non-sectarian school with a maximum class size of 16 students per class.
Pioneer School is committed to serving highly capable students whose primary need is academic stimulation. Pioneer expects to work in partnership with parents who are significantly involved in the education of their children.