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Eastside Catholic School


Eastside Catholic School is a private Catholic secondary school located on 55 acres in Sammamish, Washington. Eastside Catholic School is a faith-based co-educational community where students in grades six through 12 learn to integrate their thinking and believing in ways that encourage intellectual excellence, nurture relationships and inspire a life of leadership and service to others. Founded by parents in 1980, the school is governed by an elected board of trustees The middle school curriculum focuses on building strong foundational math, science and writing skills. Self-confidence, social proficiency and sense of belonging are fostered. Capable middle school students are also able to enroll in high school courses within the middle school. Our high school program consists of 32 AP, Honors, UW in the high school courses and Seattle University Matteo Ricci courses. Innovative leadership programs are available at every grade level. Eastside Catholic is the only seven-year, co-educational Catholic school on the Eastside, and offers a comprehensive college preparatory curriculum. ACCREDITATIONS/AFFILIATIONS • Accredited by Northwest Association of Independent Schools (NWAIS) • Approved as a Catholic school by the Archdiocese of Seattle • Approved by the Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) • Member of the National Catholic Educational Association • Member of the Washington Federation of Independent Schools QUICK FACTS Enrollment 930 High school 690 Middle school 240 Average class size 20 Student-to-teacher ratio 14:1 AP courses offered 20 Our goal in the admissions process is to develop a deep understanding of each student who applies. The first step in this process is to complete the inquiry form. To be considered for admission we require the following: • EC online admissions application • Eastside Catholic Scholarship and Placement Exam (ISEE) • Student interview (completed during "Crusader for a Day" visit) • Teacher evaluations • School report/transcripts from current school year We encourage you to apply online. Follow the directions to create a secure account, then complete the application. You can download the required forms to provide to your current school to request records and teacher evaluations. If you are mailing your application you can download the forms listed in the box on the right hand side of this page. Please contact Director of Admissions Lori Maughan at or 425-295-3014 if you have questions regarding the admissions process. We are here to help. Nondiscriminatory Policy As To Students Eastside Catholic School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship, tuition assistance and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

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