The Overlake School
The Overlake School Photo #2 - A robust arts program is part of the academic day for students to study in music, visual arts, performing arts, or stagecraft.
The Overlake School Photo #3 - With the Library and the Technology and Language Center in the background, students pass by the Owls Nest in the center of campus in between classes.
The Overlake School Photo #4 - Overlake athletic teams are abundant, competitive and provide the chance for all students to play.
The Overlake School Photo #5 - All students at Overlake participate in the school's Outdoor Program, enriching the learning experience while cultivating leadership and responsibility skills.
The Overlake School is an independent, nonprofit, nonsectarian, coeducational day school for 530 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.
- Top Ranked WA School
- Grades: 5-12
- Students: 527 students
- Yearly Tuition: $38,241
- Acceptance rate: 23%
- Average class size: 14 students
- Application Deadline: Jan. 13
The Overlake School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Washington for:
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% Students of Color
State avg.: 28%
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National avg.: 13:1
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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
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National avg.: 85%
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Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
Alliance Club, Chess Club, Culinary Club, Environmental Club, Film Club, French Literature Magazine, IMPACT, Junior Statesmen of America, Latin Club, Math Team, Overlake Math Olympiad, Peer Tutoring, Philanthropy Club, Student government, The Overlake Independent
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- 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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Profile last updated: 08/17/2021
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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