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A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A+
  6. Sports
    A+
Address
232 228th Ave SE
Sammamish, WA 98074
Telephone
(425) 295-3000

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$35
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
HSPT, ISEE, SSAT, TOEFL

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$23,710
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
71%
Average Financial Aid
$13,000
From Eastside Catholic School

Eastside Catholic School offers a rigorous, faith-based academic program for coed students, grades 6 – 12.

Our challenging college prep program integrates 1:1 technology and fosters intellectual curiosity, academic discipline and critical thinking in a supportive and caring environment for middle and high school students.

Students explore, pursue and achieve in a broad spectrum of interests including drama, science, art, music, athletics, debate and more.

EC also offers an individualized special education program for high school students with intellectual disabilities.

Eastside Catholic School Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Academics

Average Graduation Rate
99%
Average SAT
1310
142 responses
Average ACT
30
80 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
75%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.12 responses
Poll
58%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.12 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 28 responses
Report
  • Destiny, a retreat for juniors and seniors
    43%
  • Homecoming Week
    25%
  • Senior Week
    14%
  • Back to School Assembly
    7%
  • Christmas Assembly
    4%
  • Football state
    4%
  • Spirit Week
    4%

    Students

    Diversity
    B+
    Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
    Students
    865
    87%
    of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.15 responses
    53%
    of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.15 responses
    100%
    of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.15 responses

    Teachers

    Student-Teacher Ratio
    11:1
    National
    17:1
    Poll
    50%
    of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.16 responses
    Poll
    81%
    of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.16 responses
    Poll
    63%
    of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.16 responses

    Clubs & Activities

    Clubs & Activities
    A+
    Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
    Girls Athletic Participation
    Very High
    Boys Athletic Participation
    High
    67%
    of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.6 responses
    67%
    of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.6 responses
    67%
    of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.6 responses
    Living in the Area
    A+
    Overall Niche Grade
    How are grades calculated?
    1. Cost of Living
      C
    2. Good for Families
      A+
    3. Housing
      B+
    Area Feel
    Sparse Suburban
    Median Household Income
    $157,271
    National
    $55,322
    Median Rent
    $2,094
    National
    $949
    Median Home Value
    $679,900
    National
    $184,700

    Eastside Catholic School Reviews

    90 reviews
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    Overall, I had a great high school career here! It was everything I could hope for in a high school - the teachers are fantastic, and everyone is really kind, even across social barriers (such as jocks and band geeks). They also are famous for their great treatment of handicapped students - they often got to be homecoming royalty, and were treated very kindly by all types of people there.

    My only complaint is that as a co-founder of the marching band, the school tends to not give much attention or money to the music program despite its outstanding record and awards won every year. Even when students got to travel the world based on musical achievement or the band went to state championships in multiple areas, there were no announcements unless we pushed the administration.
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    My experience at EC has been pretty great overall. Eastside has some amazing teachers and faculty that are super knowledgeable in their fields and do everything they can to help students succeed. From my experience, students in higher level classes typically have really good learning experiences even though they are challenged a lot. There are some lapses in the schools programs—there are bad teachers mixed in with the great ones—but I feel that I have learned a lot in my time here.
    I had amazing teachers who truly cared how we did, and was beyond prepared for college despite taking only a handful of honors/AP classes. Some sports are less recognized than others but the football game experience is great. Partying is there, it’s high school, but not as bad as local public schools. Socially, it is small but people seemed to be relatively nice to each other across friend group boundaries. They have had some administration problems recently.