The Overlake School

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • 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

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The Overlake School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Washington for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 5-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1967
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
527 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
45%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade
The Overlake School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
75 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
69%
Average Class Size
14 students
Number of AP Courses
18 courses
List of Courses Offered
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
1360
Average ACT score
30
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(No dress code)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 13
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
18%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$12,169
Acceptance Rate
23%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Lou Sabino
Admissions Associate
Shawnee Smith

Sports

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 Club

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.
  • Student and Parent Interview
  • Teacher Recommendation
  • Previous Educational Record
  • ISEE or SSAT
Profile last updated: 08/17/2021

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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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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • 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

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The average private school tuition in King County, WA is $17,481 for elementary schools and $20,409 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in King County, WA is 78% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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