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Democratic Free School


At Clearwater, school isn't practice.

It's real life.

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Democratic Free School


At Clearwater, school isn't practice.

It's real life.

What is a Democratic Free School?

No homework, no tests, and no grades.

Democratic: At The Clearwater School children are more than students, they are School Meeting Members. School Meeting handles everything from determining school rules and budget requests to approving visitors and planning field trips. Every student’s voice has an opportunity to be heard and impact the school. All of our procedures and policies are thanks to the work of School Meeting.

Free: Without mandatory classes, students have freedom to pursue their interests and passions on their own terms. This includes the freedom to make mistakes, to play all day, to interact with students of all ages, and so much more! The options are limitless. Sounds too good to be true? There is only one caveat; you can't interfere with another person's freedom.

School: We define school as a community that supports each other as they learn and grow. At Clearwater you won't see traditional classrooms, desks, or teachers. Learning happens everyday through exploration, conversation, play, trial & error, and the unexpected. Our community supports each other through School Meeting and the Judicial Committee as well as through more organic moments that happen each and every day.

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Our Students


Freedom.

Our Students


Freedom.

Our Students

Our students, ages 4-19, define education for themselves, allowing individuals to embrace their personal learning styles and pursue life on their terms. When a child enrolls at Clearwater, they face the challenges of the unique responsibilities that accompany freedom. Our families come from varied economic and cultural backgrounds but share a common desire for their children to experience autonomy and freedom. 
The Clearwater School welcomes students of any race, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, culture, religion, and national or ethnic origin.

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Map and Contact


Trust.

Map and Contact


Trust.

Bothell, WA

Clearwater serves students from all corners of the greater Seattle area.

 

Hours: 9am-5pm

Phone:
(425) 489-2050

Location:
1510 196th St. SE
Bothell, WA 98012

Email: info@clearwaterschool.com

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