Academic Foundation with STEM

Academic Excellence

  • Multiple academic check-ins, updates, and parent conferencing
  • Strong literacy development (skilled readers and writers)
  • Students routinely exceed state and national performance standards

Student-Focused Curriculum

  • Small classes allow for individual learning
  • A Responsive Classroom School that supports social-emotional learning

Experienced Teachers

  • Certified and experienced teachers
  • Specialist teachers in Spanish, Art, Music, Library, and Physical Education


A cross-grade curriculum focused on career exploration in STEM — Science,
Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics – using a collaborative and
interdisciplinary approach to help students experience real-world applications.


  • Hands on Science
  • Host of the Whatcom County
    Science and Engineering Fair
  • Fair Experiential learning through
    field trips


  • Comprehensive Coding Curriculum
  • One-on-one device
  • Robotics and STEM Electives


  • Engineering Curriculum for
    Middle School
  • Makerspace Opportunities for
    Lower School


  • A common math hour
    throughout our program
  • Math Olympiad

Explore More of The Franklin Academy


Early Preschool – Pre-K

Lower School

Kindergarten – 4th Grade

Middle School

5th – 8th Grade