After WMS

College acceptances

In June 2017 we graduated the first senior class from our new four-year high school program. The class of three students earned multiple honors and college and scholarship offers. They received acceptances to these colleges:

  • Cornell College
  • Beloit College
  • Trinity University
  • Southwestern University
  • St. Edwards University
  • Willamette University (two)
  • Western Washington University
  • Whitman College (two)
  • Goucher College
  • Juniata College
  • University of Idaho

Other accomplishments of the graduating class (three students) included:

  • One member of the class maintained a 4.0 GPA throughout high school, and earned a Washington State Honors Award for being in the top 10 percent of the Washington state high school graduating class of 2017.
  • Two students were National Merit Commended Students.
  • The class average SAT score was 1400 (95th percentile).
  • The class average ACT score was 30 (95th percentile).
  • The class also was collectively awarded $1.0882 million in scholarships over four years.

Before we offered a high school program, former students who built the foundations for their academic success at WMS went on to earn honors in high school and acceptances into a wide array of post-secondary schools, including the following colleges and universities:

  • Agnes Scott; Arizona State University
  • Bates College; Bellevue College; Bennington College, Vermont; Boston College; Brigham Young University
  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo; Carnegie Mellon University; Cascadia Community College; Central Washington University; Chapman University; Claremont Graduate University; Claremont McKenna College; Colorado State University; Cornell University; Curtis Institute of Music
  • Divers Institute of Technology
  • Emory University; Everett Community College
  • Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
  • Georgetown University; Gonzaga University; Gustavus Adolphus College
  • Harvard
  • Indiana University
  • Keio University, Japan; Knox College
  • Lewis & Clark
  • Middlebury College
  • NYU—Tisch School of the Arts; Northwestern University
  • Oberlin; Occidental College
  • Pepperdine
  • Renssalaer Polytechnic Institute; Rice University, Houston; Rochester Institute of Technology
  • St. Johns University; Santa Clara; Scripps College; Seattle Pacific University; Seattle University; Shephard School of Music; Simon Fraser University; Southern Virgina University; Stanford University; Swarthmore College
  • The Evergreen State College; Tufts; Tulane University
  • US Air Force Academy; University of Alaska; University of California—Berkeley, Davis, Santa Barbara and San Diego; University of Chicago; University of Connecticut; University of Novi Sad, Serbia; University of Pennsylvania; University of Poitiers, France; University of Portland; University of Puget Sound, Tacoma; University of Rochester; University of San Francisco; University of Southern California; University of Texas; University of Victoria; University of Washington; University of Wisconsin
  • Villanova University
  • Washington State University; WSU Edward R. Murrow School of Communications; Western Washington University; Western State College; Wharton County Junior College; Wharton School of Business; Whitman College; Whittier College; Whitworth University and Willamette University

High school honors our past students have earned

In addition to the honors earned by our class of 2017, earlier alumni have graduated from high school with honors that include:

  • Academic All American
  • Emory University Scholarship
  • Full Scholarships to Stanford, Harvard, and Olin College
  • Honor Societies
  • International Baccalaureate Certificate
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • National Merit Finalist
  • National Merit Semifinalist
  • Presidents Award For Educational Excellence
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Merit Scholarship
  • Rotary Academic Scholarships
  • Scholar of the Year Award - USMC
  • Thomas S Monson Presidential Award
  • University of Portland Arthur Schulte Scholarship
  • Valedictorian
  • Washington State Honor
  • Washington State Principal's Scholar Award