The Overlake School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Tel: (425)868-1000
  • 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 AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 5-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1967

Student Body

Total Students527 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
27%
State avg.: 27%
Students by GradeThe Overlake School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers75 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
69%
Average Class Size14 students
Number of AP Courses18 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesArt 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 score1360
Average ACT score30
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(No dress code)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 12
Yearly Tuition Cost$31,460
% on Financial Aid
18%
Average Financial Aid Grant$12,169
Acceptance Rate
23%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorLou Sabino
Admissions AssociateMargaret Marks

Sports

Total Sports Offered9 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryGolf,
LacrosseSoccer,
TennisUltimate Frisbee,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.16 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-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

Club or Organization:
Robotics Clu

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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  • ISEE or SSAT
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School Reviews

5  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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