Forest Ridge School Of The Sacred Heart

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Tel: (425)641-0700
  • Founded in 1907, Forest Ridge - the Sacred Heart School of Seattle - 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 Coalition of Girls
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Northwest Association of Accredited Schools
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 5-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1907

Student Body

Total Students395 students
Student Body TypeAll-girls
% Students of Color
24%
State avg.: 27%
Students by GradeForest Ridge School Of The Sacred Heart Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
94%
Average Class Size13 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesCalculus, Chemistry, French, Spanish, US History
Average SAT score1300
Average ACT score27
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Monday full dress uniform, T-Fri Khaki pants and sweatshirts or dress uniform if girls prefer)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 18 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$32,400
Tuition NotesTuition 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 DirectorTara Waller, Director of Admission
Admissions AssociateGargi Trichel

Sports

Total Sports Offered11 sports
SportsBasketball, Climbing, Cross Country, Dance, Golf, Kayaking, Rock Climbing, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, VolleyballBasketballClimbing,
Cross CountryDance,
GolfKayaking,
Rock ClimbingSoccer,
SoftballTennis,
Volleyball

School Notes

  • Founded in 1907, Forest Ridge - the Sacred Heart School of Seattle - 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.
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School Reviews

5  1/31/2013
Very intensive college prep course. competitive environment sometimes too much competitive. Generally, sport activities at high school were relatively limited.
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