Emerald Heights Academy

5.00 5 1 (4 reviews)
3850 - 156th Avenue SE
Bellevue, WA 98006
Tel: (425)643-1671
  • Emerald Heights Academy provides an educational community that serves the individual, the family and society.
  • Since our founding, we have set high academic standards, nurtured spiritual growth and developed character through raising social responsibility toward others.
  • A group of lay Catholic business leaders and educators founded Emerald Heights Academy as an independent, private elementary school on Seattle's Eastside.
  • Our goal is to help each student to reach his or her full potential.
  • Emerald Heights Academy believes that education involves the development of key intellectual abilities including analyzing, synthesizing, relating and evaluating.
  • Our advanced curriculum is strong in content. We address each student's needs with personal attention and work with parents to provide individualized instruction.
  • Teachers help to form effective study habits which encourage critical thinking and reflection.
  • Students gain confidence and poise through the practice of public speaking.
  • The mission of Emerald Heights Academy is to transform society by developing Christ-centered leaders and learners.
  • We do this by helping our children to grow intellectually, apostolically, spiritually and to develop good character.
  • The result of this integral formation is a leader well prepared to take his or her place in any sector of society and to infuse it with Christian virtues. We now offer before/after school care.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1993

Student Body

Total Students 69 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade Emerald Heights Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $7,280
Tuition Notes Pre-K 3 and 4 tuition is $433/m for 4 half-days and $473/m for 5 half-days. K-8th grade tuition is $7,280 annually plus fees.
% on Financial Aid
18%
Admissions Director Christine Sollom

School Notes

  • Emerald Heights Academy provides an educational community that serves the individual, the family and society. Since our founding, we have set high academic standards, nurtured spiritual growth and developed character through raising social responsibility toward others. A group of lay Catholic business leaders and educators founded Emerald Heights Academy as a nonprofit, independent, private elementary school on Seattle�s Eastside. Our goal is to help each student to reach his or her full potential. Emerald Heights Academy believes that education involves the development of key intellectual abilities including analyzing, synthesizing, relating and evaluating. Our advanced curriculum is strong in content. We address each student�s needs with personal attention and work with parents to provide individualized instruction. Teachers help to form effective study habits which encourage critical thinking and reflection. Students gain confidence and poise through the practice of public speaking. The mission of Emerald Heights Academy is to transform society by developing Christ-centered leaders and learners. We do this by helping our children to grow intellectually, apostolically, spiritually and to develop good character. The result of this integral formation is a leader well prepared to take his or her place in any sector of society and to infuse it with Christian virtues.  We now offer before/after school care.
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (4 reviews)
5  5/17/2016
Emerald Heights Academy is a stand out! There is truely no other school that proivdes an all round program that caters to the full potential of the child. It's a pity it doesn't have a High School.
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5  7/24/2015
The formation that the children are getting at EHA is phenomenal. I look at my daughter who is kind, charitable, highly intelligent, happy, and so well-adjusted and confident and I know I can thank EHA for it. High academic standards, with character formation. The children begin public speaking in preschool. The Spanish, music, and technology programs keep even the youngest children far ahead of their peers in other schools. Finally, a school that teaches what I want reinforced from home. High character. We are thrilled with this school. The very small class size gives the children the individual attention they deserve.
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5  12/11/2012
This is an amazing school. You could not find a lower student/teacher ratio, a better academic program, or a better character building environment for any child. We are thrilled with this school.
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5  10/6/2012
Without a doubt Emerald Heights is the best kept secret on the Eastside! High academics, strong moral character building, year round virtue programs, small friendly classrooms.
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