Eastside Preparatory School

10613 NE 38th Place
Kirkland, WA 98033
Tel: (425)822-5668
Grades: 5-12 | 368 students
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Eastside Prep promotes critical thinking,integration of disciplines, hands-on education,and an ethic of innovation.
We offer achallenging academic program for studentsin grades 5-12, and are founded on the beliefthat a good education is dynamic and rootedin relationship.
Resources are used to recruiteducators who understand how learning haschanged, and who commit themselves to theuse of contemporary teaching and technologytools.
EPS students will be asked to designprojects, defend theses, analyze results, andsynthesize perspectives.
They will learn tothink outside of their comfort zone, takerisks, and build community –on stage, onthe playing field, and in the classroom.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Grades Offered Grades 5-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 2002

Student Body

Total Students 368 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
33%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
100%
Average Class Size 16 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 3 / Jan. 14 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $29,900
% on Financial Aid
13%
Average Financial Aid Grant $7,000
Acceptance Rate
47%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Lauren Formo
Admissions Associate Kristina Dammrose

Sports

Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Basketball, Climbing, Crew, Cross Country, Snowboarding, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBasketballClimbing,
CrewCross Country,
SnowboardingSoccer,
TennisTrack and Field,
Ultimate FrisbeeVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 34 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Arduino Club, Art Club, Art Meets Spanish Club, Arts and Crafts Club, Book Club, Chess and Board Games Club, Coding Club, Computer Club, Film Club, First Lego League Robotics, Le Mesa de Espanol, League of Legends Club, Math Club, Middle School Activities Council, Newspaper Club, Open World Role Play Club, Outdoor Club, Peer Mentoring, Peer Mentoring Club, Photography Club, Rock Climbing Club, Rock and Roll Club, Service Club, Speech and Debate, Speech and Debate Club, Spoken Word Poetry Club, Student Ambassadors, Student Government, Study Buddies, Tea Tasting Club, Trail Running Club, US FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics Team, Unreal: Literary and Arts Magazine, Yearbook Arduino Club, Art Club, Book Club, Coding Club, Computer Club, Film Club, Math Club, Newspaper Club, Outdoor Club, Peer Mentoring, Service Club, Study Buddies, Yearbook, Art Meets Spanish Club,
Arts and Crafts Club,
Chess and Board Games Club,
First Lego League Robotics,
Le Mesa de Espanol,
League of Legends Club,
Middle School Activities Council,
Open World Role Play Club,
Peer Mentoring Club,
Photography Club,
Rock Climbing Club,
Rock and Roll Club,
Speech and Debate,
Speech and Debate Club,
Spoken Word Poetry Club,
Student Ambassadors,
Student Government,
Tea Tasting Club,
Trail Running Club,
US FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics Team,
Unreal: Literary and Arts Magazine,

School Notes

  • Strong academic foundation: We provide a strong academic foundation that will allow students to succeed at the most rigorous colleges. We balance humanities, sciences, mathematics, and foreign language study. We offer performing and fine arts and PE.
  • Unique Focus on Thinking: We teach our students how to think. We encourage them to ask questions, analyze information, and solve problems. We provide students with the "thinking tools" of the academic disciplines. They learn to ask, "How would a scientist approach this? How would a mathematician? A historian?" They discover why each academic discipline poses the questions it does and when one approach is more useful than another. In this way, students develop effective strategies for any new situation.
  • Integrated and Interdisciplinary: Our program is integrated because the world is. Students combine what they know and apply it in new ways and contexts. A central theme for each year provides unifying organization and allows the teaching team to create interdisciplinary studies.
  • Strong Technology: We take advantage of our local high-tech culture to provide students great opportunities to learn and use advanced technologies. All Upper School students own Tablets PCs and use them in the classroom.
  • Multiple Perspectives Are Key: Students learn that everything can be approached from multiple perspectives, whether those of the academic disciplines or those of people with diverse cultures and background.
  • Making a Contribution: One of our goals is to prepare students to be ethical citizens through service learning. In upper school, students participate in Impact Projects based around the yearly theme. These projects are designed to empower students, encourage self-reliance, teach them to make responsible choices, and to explore new areas. EPIC, the Eastside Prep Urban Sustainability Project and Living Gallery will open in the fall of 2007.
  • Yearly themes: 6th: What is the World Made of? 7th: Where do we come from? 8th: What does it mean to be human? 9th: The Global Society 10th: The Good Society 11th: The Artistic Society 12th: The Real World

Profile last updated: 07/16/2015

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