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Eastside Preparatory School

Eastside Prep is a coed independent school serving 430 students in Kirkland, WA and offers an engaging and challenging academic program.

Eastside Preparatory School

Eastside Prep is a coed independent school serving 400 students in Kirkland, WA and offers an engaging and challenging academic program. The school stresses critical thinking, integration of ideas and disciplines, strong communication skills, and an ethic of citizenship.
The inquiry-based and interdisciplinary curriculum also incorporates a central question for each grade level. Hands-on exploration includes extending the classroom into the community and yearly class trips.
The arts, service learning, PE, and a strong technology program are offered to all, grades 5 - 12.
This is a place for motivated students who want to try new things, want to learn in new ways and who want a high energy education.

2017 OPEN HOUSES:
Saturday, October 21, 10am-12pm
Saturday, October 21, 1:30pm-3:30pm
Saturday, November 4, 10am-12pm
Saturday, November 4, 1:30pm-3:30pm

Head of School/Principal: Terry Macaluso, PhD

NWAIS status: Accredited member
Student Body: Coed
Admissions testing: Yes

Before and After School Activities and Clubs:

  • Advertisement and Media Club (US)
  • Art Club (MS)
  • Classics Club (MS)
  • Creative Writing Club (MS 7/8)
  • Debate Club 
  • Electronics Club (US)
  • Fantasy Football Club (MS)
  • Green Environment Club (MS)
  • Go Club (US)
  • Harry Potter Club (MS)
  • Improv Club (MS)
  • Magic the Gathering Club (MS)
  • Newspaper Club (US)
  • OpenSCAD (MS Lead by US)
  • Outdoor Club (US)
  • Peer Mentoring
  • Rock Climbing
  • SE Technical Crew (US)
  • Service Club (US)
  • Sewing Stickers & More (MS)
  • Spanish Conversation Table 
  • Stress Reduction Club (MS) 
  • Student Activities Council (MS)
  • Student Ambassadors
  • Student Government (US)
  • Study Buddies
  • The Yellow Yarn Project (MS)

 

Activities beyond our clubs, students may also participate in the following activities outside of class time:

  • Art Studio: Drawing, painting, crafts
  • Behind the Scenes: Production lighting, stage managing
  • Design Lab: 3D printing, laser cutting, laser etching, CNC cutting, coding, arduino, robotics
  • Game Corner: Chess, board games, card games
  • Outdoor Activities: Hiking, skiing, mountain biking
  • And much more!

 

Arts Programs

Middle School Music:

  • Middle School Choir
  • Introduction to Instrumental Ensemble
  • Instrumental Music Ensemble
  • Chamber Music Ensemble

Upper School Music and Dance:

  • Chamber Choir
  • Upper School Choir
  • Introduction to Instrumental Ensemble
  • Instrumental Music Ensemble
  • Chamber Music Ensemble
  • Understanding Music
  • Intro to Dance and Movement
  • Flamenco

Middle School Theatre:

  • Introduction to Theatre
  • Introduction to Improv
  • Playing Shakespeare
  • Acting: One Acts
  • Stagecraft
  • Middle School Production
  • All School Musical

Upper School Theatre:

  • Acting
  • Original Works
  • Directing
  • Stagecraft
  • Upper School Production
  • All School Musical

Middle School Visual Arts:

  • The Magic of Art Survey
  • Mixed Media
  • Art Meets Tech
  • Drawing and Painting
  • Digital Storytelling

Upper School Visual Arts:

  • Art Meets Science
  • Mixed Media
  • Paper Engineering
  • Print Making
  • Drawing and Painting 1
  • Drawing and Painting 2
  • Digital Photography
  • Digital Filmmaking 1
  • Digital Filmmaking 2: Filming and Editing
  • Digital Filmmaking 2: Story and Production
  • Graphic Design 1
  • Graphic Design 2

Sports programs (Boys):

  • Basketball
  • Crew
  • Cross Country
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Ultimate Frisbee

Sports programs (Girls):

  • Basketball
  • Crew
  • Cross Country
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball

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