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The Overlake School

Private | 5-12 | 535 students


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Situated in a suburban neighborhood. The median home value is $476,100. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,540.

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Posted December 31, 2012

I think it is a big rip off. Bellevue school distrcit and surrounding areas on the eastside have fabulous schools. It is about status. They do not get to know the other kids in their neighborhood like all the others. They also have an attitude like they are better than kids that go to public school.

Posted September 14, 2011

I am an alumna of Overlake; it is a great school! Highly recommended to anyone looking for a College Prep school with a fast-paced and rewarding learning environment!

Posted September 17, 2008

Both of my sons are attending Overlake. The teachers are responsive and provide a challenging curriculum. The school is inclusive and offers a huge variety of activities. It has been a wonderful experience so far.
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Posted July 31, 2008

This is my son's 6th year at Overlake and my daughter's fifth. We are thrilled to be part of this community and are so thankful for all this school has done to educate our children beyond the academic goals we have for them. Overlake is definitely about the 'whole' child. You will not find a school with a more dedicated faculty and staff. The only complaint we have is that it's so beautiful that college campuses may seem like a let down. The tuition is also tough to take but it is absolutely worth every penny!
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Posted February 25, 2008

We love this school and hope we can afford to send all our children to this excellent academic school - awesome opportunites - college tours with your college advisor, to hiking and drama productions this school has it all
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Posted September 9, 2005

Overlake is an amazing school. Located east of Lake Washington and Lake Sammamish its rural setting creates a relaxing and inviting atmosphere for learning. The academic program is superb for even the most highly capable students. Overlake offers extensive athletic and arts programs as well as outdoor education. The parent population is exceptionally supportive and the faculty and staff are top-notch.
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 58% 60%
Two or more races 26% 6%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 13% 7%
Hispanic 2% 20%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 2%
Black 0% 5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Francisco J. Grijalva, Ed.D.
  • Coed
  • Nonsectarian
  • NAIS
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  • (425) 868-5771


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20301 Northeast 108th Street
Redmond, WA 98053
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Phone: (425) 868-1000


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