Forest Ridge School Of The Sacred Heart

4800 139th Avenue Se
Bellevue, WA 98006-0980
Tel: (425)641-0700
Grades: 5-12 | 395 students
Founded in 1907 and designated an International Baccalaureate Programme World School in 2011, Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart is a Catholic, all-girls, independent, college-preparatory school serving students grades 5 through 12.
As a member of the worldwide Network of Sacred Heart Schools, we educate each student to the following goals: a personal and active faith in God; a deep respect for intellectual values; a social awareness which impels to action; the building of community as a Christian value; and personal growth in an atmosphere of wise freedom.
It is the essence of a Sacred Heart school that it be deeply concerned for each student's total development: spiritual, intellectual, emotional, physical.
Forest Ridge provides a challenging academic environment that embraces students of diverse cultural, religious and socio-economic backgrounds.
We develop confident young women who are responsible, creative and compassionate.
Our community strives to bring hope and justice to the world.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Coalition of Girls
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Northwest Association of Accredited Schools
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 5-12
Year Founded 1907

Student Body

Total Students 395 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color
24%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
94%
Average Class Size 13 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Calculus, Chemistry, French, Spanish, US History
Average SAT score 1830
Average ACT score 27
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Monday full dress uniform, T-Fri Khaki pants and sweatshirts or dress uniform if girls prefer)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $29,950
Tuition Notes Tuition includes books, sports fees and uniforms, drama, middle school before- and after-school care.
% on Financial Aid
22%
Average Financial Aid Grant $16,360
Acceptance Rate
50%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Shana Abner (high school);Tara Waller (middle school)
Admissions Associate Jasmine Reyes

Sports

Total Sports Offered 13 sports
Sports Basketball, Climbing, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Golf, Kayaking, Mountaineering, Rock Climbing, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, VolleyballBasketballClimbing,
Cross CountryDance,
Field HockeyGolf,
KayakingMountaineering,
Rock ClimbingSoccer,
SoftballTennis,
Volleyball
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School Reviews

Very intensive college prep course. competitive environment sometimes too much competitive. Generally, sport activities at high school were relatively limited.
- Posted by Parent, 01/31/13

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The average private school tuition in Bellevue, WA is $14,615 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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