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The Bear Creek School

The Bear Creek School provides a Christian liberal arts education for students in preschool – grade 12.

The Bear Creek School

The Bear Creek School

The Bear Creek School provides a Christian liberal arts education for students in preschool – grade 12.

​The Bear Creek School provides a challenging Christian Liberal Arts education which develops student leaders through integrated instruction in STEM, the Arts, and the Humanities. Small class sizes create a safe and nurturing environment. Bear Creek’s college preparatory academics include honors and Advanced Placement courses taught by dedicated teachers in a supportive Christian community. Our graduates qualify for acceptance into the finest colleges and universities, and are prepared to engage the world with wisdom, compassion, and courage.

Head of School/Principal
Patrick Carruth

Religious Affiliation

NWAIS Status
Accredited member

Student Body
Admissions URL

Sibling Discount

School Highlights
Preschool to Graduation, individualized math, weekly chapel, Shakespeare immersion, foreign languages, twelve AP classes, thriving athletics program.

Special Programs
JanTerm is much like a collegiate mini semester. Students choose three topical two-week seminars that offer a greater opportunity to explore new course topics which may not fit into the traditional academic year, but are perfect for shorter, more intensive study.

Before/after School Activities
Bear Creek Plus is designed especially for parents who can’t easily pick up children immediately after school and/or those looking for additional enrichment opportunities beyond the school day.

Arts Programs
Students may participate in four separate year-round vocal and instrumental performance groups, as well as two theater performances each year. A robust studio and digital arts curricula offer opportunities for students to develop artistic interests, express creativity, and polish their techniques.

Sports Programs (Boys)

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Track & Field

Sports Programs (Girls)

  • Basketball
  • Cheer
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Track & Field
  • Volleyball

Advanced Placement​ or Honors ​Classes
Students have the opportunity to enroll in the following Advancement Placement courses: Biology, Physics 1, Chemistry, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, U.S. History, European History, Music Theory, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Statistics, Computer Science A

College Preparation
Two advisors will partner with you in grades 9​​ – 12 as you envision your future, plan your course sequence, develop a strong collegiate eligibility and leadership profile, tap college connections, and strategically select your “best fit” colleges. Bear Creek uses Naviance Student, a comprehensive online service offering a plethora of college and career planning tools and resources.

Graduation Requirements
Graduates must complete a total of 24.0 credits minimum including the Senior Capstone Project and 100 hours minimum of community service.

Kindergarten Schedule
Bear Creek offers 2/3-day and full-day kindergarten.

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Business Details


The Bear Creek School

8905 208th Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98053
Redmond, Washington 98053
United States

Phone: 425-898-1720

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