Founded in 1957, Charles Wright Academy is an independent school committed to active, joyful learning on a beautiful 107-acre campus in Tacoma. CWA is an inclusive community valuing integrity, respect, compassion, perseverance, and excellence, where students in Preschool – Grade 12 grow as real-world problem solvers and innovators to thrive in the 21st century. Small classes are led by talented and caring faculty who offer academic challenge and support at every stage, and our balanced curriculum includes art, music, science, language, and athletics for all students. Extensive school bus service includes South King County. CWA is accredited by the NWAIS.