A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    A-
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A-
  6. Health & Safety
    B+
  7. Administration
    A-
  8. Sports
    B+
  9. Food
    B+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Interlake Senior High School is an elite, public school located in Bellevue, WA. It has 1,590 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 19 to 1. According to state test scores, 91% of students are at least proficient in math and 96% in reading.
Address
16245 NE 24th Street
Bellevue, WA 98008
Telephone
(425) 456-7200
Website

Interlake Senior High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
96%
Percent Proficient - Math
91%
Average Graduation Rate
87%
Average SAT
1350
254 responses
Average ACT
31
153 responses
AP Enrollment
50%
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Living in the Area
A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Crime & Safety
    B-
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Cost of Living
    C-
  4. Good for Families
    A+
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$100,703
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,629
National
$949
Median Home Value
$608,500
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.24 responses
Poll
67%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.24 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 60 responses
Report
  • Assemblies
    28%
  • Football games
    22%
  • Plays
    18%
  • Track meets
    7%
  • Everything :)
    7%
  • Marching Band and jazz band concerts
    7%
  • Spirit Week
    5%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,590
Free or Reduced Lunch
27%
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.31 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.31 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.31 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$66,148
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.1%
64%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.44 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.44 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.44 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$17,195/ year
National
$12,239
91%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.53 responses
66%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.53 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.53 responses
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I just completed my freshman year at Interlake and I absolutely loved it. Although Interlake is known as the "IB school" and is considered academically focused, we still have super fun clubs and athletics. The teachers there are amazing. They seem to really care about you and your challenges in high school and are SUPER friendly. AP exams are pretty big in our school. To prepare for these exams, some teachers host review sessions on weekend at school in order to prepare you more for the exams. Yeah, so teachers are great! The administration can be kind of rude once in a while, but most of the time they help you with whatever. All in all, Interlake is a fantastic school with a great, supportive community.
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Overall, my experience at Interlake High School has been fantastic. A lot of opportunities offered for students- if you want to start a club, you can! If you want to join a sport you've never played before, you can! The school experience is truly what YOU make it. Very strong academics here with the IB/AP classes offered. Only problem with that is EVERYONE around you is smart, which can be pressuring and stressful sometimes.
Interlake offers many awesome resources and opportunities such as the IB program, AP classes, good counseling and teachers, etc. Nearly all of the teachers and counselors are very helpful and truly care about your learning. On the other hand, I've found administration to be pretty closed off and to not quite understand the needs of the students. Interlake also provides the "gifted program", whose students were very closed off from the rest of the school. I found this program to add tension and pressure to the school's academic environment. Even excluding the gifted program, Interlake is extremely competitive and I often found it overwhelming, but appreciated the opportunities it provided me. Athletic program is good. Football team sucks. Overall, I've enjoyed my experience at Interlake High.