The Overlake School

20301 NE 108th Street
Redmond, WA 98053-0980
Tel: (425)868-1000
Grades: 5-12 | 527 students
The Overlake School is an independent, nonprofit, nonsectarian, coeducational day school for 522 students in grades five through 12 with a rigorous college preparatory curriculum and outstanding co-curricular programs in the arts, athletics, community service and outdoor education.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
National Association of College Admissions Counselors
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 5-12
Year Founded 1967

Student Body

Total Students 527 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
27%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade The Overlake School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 75 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
69%
Average Class Size 14 students
Number of AP Courses 18 courses
Advanced Courses Art History, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Science, English Literature, Environmental Science, French Language, Japanese, Latin, Physics B, Spanish Language, Spanish Literature, Statistics
Average SAT score 1920
Average ACT score 30
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(No dress code)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 12
Yearly Tuition Cost $31,460
% on Financial Aid
18%
Average Financial Aid Grant $12,169
Acceptance Rate
23%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Lou Sabino
Admissions Associate Margaret Marks

Sports

Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryGolf,
LacrosseSoccer,
TennisUltimate Frisbee,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 21 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Alliance Club, Chess Club, Culinary Club, Environmental Club, Film Club, French Literature Magazine, IMPACT, International Film Club, Japanese Club, Junior Statesmen of America, Latin Club, Math Team, Overlake Accent, Overlake Math Olympiad, Peer Tutoring, Philanthropy Club, Philosophy Club, Rock Climbing Club, Student government, The Overlake Independent, Ultimate Frisbee Alliance Club, Chess Club, Culinary Club, Film Club, IMPACT, Japanese Club, Latin Club, Math Team, Peer Tutoring, Environmental Club,
French Literature Magazine,
International Film Club,
Junior Statesmen of America,
Overlake Accent,
Overlake Math Olympiad,
Philanthropy Club,
Philosophy Club,
Rock Climbing Club,
Student government,
The Overlake Independent,
Ultimate Frisbee,

School Notes

  • A college prepartory, co-educational, independent school offering rigorous academic and co-curricular activities to students in grades 5 through 12th. Also offer a variety of Global Service Projects in Cambodia and Uruguay, Outdoor Education Program,  Project Week,  Senior Projects, and Community Service. Summer academic and sports camps available. Need-based financial aid, Malone Scholarships and Rainier Scholarships. A beautiful campus located on 75 rural acres.
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  • Teacher Recommendation
  • Previous Educational Record
  • ISEE or SSAT
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5.0  5/24/2014
Overlake is an extraordinary school. My children went first to Lakeside, which was a huge disappointment. Overlake was, by far, superior in every area.
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