Advertisement
Advertisement

No rating

GreatSchools Rating

The Overlake School

Private | 5-12 | 64 students

 

Be sure to visit

Take along one of
our checklists:

 

Living in Redmond

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

Source: Sperling's Best Places
 
Last modified
Community Rating

5 stars

Community Rating by Year
2014:
No new ratings
2013:
No new ratings
2012:
Based on 1 rating
2011:
Based on 1 rating

Teacher quality

Principal leadership

Parent involvement

Rate this school

Click on stars to rate
Please select a star rating for this school.
    Helpful reviews answer questions:
  • What do you think others should know?
  • What do you like?
  • How could your school improve?
    Review Guidelines
    GreatSchools won’t post reviews that contain:
  • Inappropriate language
  • Allegations of criminal conduct
  • Names of students, teachers or staff
1200 characters remaining
Please read and accept our Terms of Use to join GreatSchools.
Please indicate your relationship to the school.
Registration is required to post your anonymous review
We will not display your name, photo or email address with your review.
OR
Your email address will never be published or shared.
Indicates a required field

6 reviews of this school


Sort by:
Show reviews by:
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.
—Submitted by a parent


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!
—Submitted by a parent


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
—Submitted by a parent


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.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

We currently do not have any test score information for this school. Unlike public schools, private schools are not always required to report data about their schools or not required to take the same tests as public schools. Many private schools take different standardized tests; however, that information is often made available only to families of enrolled students. We strive to acquire additional private school data whenever available.

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

Oops! We currently do not have any teacher information for this school. We rely on the state Department of Education, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), and in some cases school administrators such as registrars and principals for this data.

What makes a great teacher? Study after study shows the single most important factor determining the quality of the education a child receives is the quality of his teacher. Here are some characteristics to look for »

Let your school shine!

School leaders: Help your school shine on GreatSchools
by verifying community responses, adding program highlights
and more! Get started »

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

School facilities
  • Computer lab
School leaders can update this information here.

Let your school shine!

School leaders: Help your school shine on GreatSchools
by verifying community responses, adding program highlights
and more! Get started »

School basics

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

Resources

School facilities
  • Computer lab
  • Library
School leaders can update this information here.

Upcoming Events

No upcoming events found for this school
Searching for school events...
Date
Title
  • {{date}}
    {{title}}
Export calendar
Outlook.com
Microsoft Outlook
iCal Format
Google Calendar
Print Calendar
Uploading, please wait...
POWERED BY
Tandem

Apply

 

TIP: Don't forget to ask about documents required for enrollment, such as your child's birth certificate, proof of address, or a record of immunizations.

 
Apply now
Notice an inaccuracy? Let us know!

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

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Compare this school
to nearby schools

Compare schools »

Compare

Add this school to compare

Nearby schools







ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT