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Fall Open House Schedule for Harbor School and Carpe Diem Primary

Harbor School and Carpe Diem are now a fully united Kindergarten through 8th Grade independent school serving students on Vashon as well as off-island commuters.

This fall features several Open Houses at both Harbor School and Carpe Diem Primary campus locations. The dates are as follows:
Wednesday, October 14 at 6:30 PM – for grades 4-8 at Harbor School campus
Wednesday, October 21 at 6:30 PM – for grades K-3 at Carpe Diem Primary campus
Wednesday, November 18 at 6:30 PM – for K-8 at both campus locations
Open House Highlights: The faculty and staff will present an overview of the curriculum and discuss enrichment offerings such as art, service learning, outdoor education and more. Classroom tours will be led by current families. A question and answer period will be included and admission materials will be on hand for those wishing to enroll for the 2016-17 school year. Prospective parents and their children are encouraged to attend. Refreshments to be provided as well.
Enrollment applications are now available for 2016-17 admission into both Carpe Diem Primary (grades K – 3) and Harbor School (grades 4 - 8).  Applications will be available at the event or you may download one from the school’s website (  The admission deadline is January 31, 2016. Enrollment decisions are made in early March, 2016.

Harbor School invites families interested in attending an Open House to RSVP by phone at (206) 567-5955 or by email at  Harbor School’s main campus is located at 15920 Vashon Hwy SW. Carpe Diem Primary’s classrooms are located at 17708 Vashon Hwy SW in the Presbyterian Church.

About Harbor School
Established in 1995, Harbor School celebrates 20 years as an independent school on Vashon Island serving students in Kindergarten through Grade 8. In 2015, Carpe Diem Primary became a division of Harbor School. Small class size, academic excellence, meaningful service learning, over 30 days of outdoor education and travel study every year, and an integrated arts curriculum make for an exceptional education.