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The Bear Creek School
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  • Private, Christian (General)
  • REDMOND, WA

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B
  6. Sports
    grade B+

About

Applying

Application Deadline
January 24
Application Fee
$50
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
ISEE, TOEFL

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$29,000
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
25%
Average Financial Aid
$11,226
From The Bear Creek School

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.

Founded in 1988, in Redmond, Washington, The Bear Creek School serves preschool – grade 12 students from the greater Eastside. The Bear Creek School is accredited by the Northwest Association of Independent Schools and AdvancED/Northwest Accreditation Commission.

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
No data available  
Average SAT
1360
97 responses
Average ACT
30
38 responses

House System

In grades 9-12, students and faculty are divided into five Houses. Houses are primarily places of relating together while participating in games, service, discussions, and advising. Students and faculty engage with one another in structured and unstructured ways in a place where each student is known and experiences being a part of a group.

Culture & Safety

Poll
91%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 11 responses
Poll
64%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 11 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 19 responses
  • Graduation
    26%
  • Spirit Week
    21%
  • Evening of Honors
    16%
  • School dances
    16%
  • Pep rallies
    11%
  • Homecoming
    5%
  • N/a
    5%

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Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
893
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 12 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 12 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 12 responses

Preschool

Annual Cost
$9,850
Cost is for the most complete schedule offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Starting Age
3 years
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
No data available  
Schedule Options
  • Offers Full Week
    Yes
  • Offers Part Week
    Yes
  • Offers Full Day
    No data available  
  • Offers Part Day
    Yes

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Poll
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 13 responses
Poll
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 13 responses
Poll
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 13 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
30%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 10 responses
40%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 10 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 10 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$191,361
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,262
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$883,514
National
$217,500

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