Quick Facts

Established: 1988

Grades: Preschool-grade 12

School Type: Independent, classical, Christian, college preparatory, co-educational day school, preschool-grade 12.

Enrollment: 772 students in 2016-2017
71 Preschool (preschool and prekindergarten)
243 Lower School (grades K-4)
113 Early Middle School (grades 5-6)
125 Middle School (grades 7-8)
220 Upper School (grades 9-12)

International Students: Bear Creek accepts a limited number of international students to grades 7-12.

Accreditations:
Northwest Association of Independent Schools (NWAIS)
AdvancED/Northwest Accreditation Commission (NWAC)

Affiliations:
Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Association of Classical and Christian Schools (ACCS)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Washington Federation of Independent Schools (WFIS)

President and Headmaster: Patrick Carruth
B.A. University of Georgia
M.A. Literature, University of Memphis

Vice President for Academic Affairs: Karen Blankenbeckler
B.S. Elementary Education, Oregon State University
M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction, Lesley University

Faculty: Total faculty preschool-grade 12
Men: 18
Women: 56

Student-to-teacher ratio: 8 to 1. Typical class size is 18.

Campuses: Two locations in Redmond, Washington. Redmond Campus houses grades K-12 classes in two buildings. Valley Campus, also in Redmond houses preschool and prekindergarten classes.

Transportation: Bus service, carpooling, and student parking

Non-Discriminatory Statement
The Bear Creek School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin, to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in administration of our educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletics and other school-administered programs.

It’s not just about developing students, it’s about developing leaders.”

Kevin K., Parent

AT A GLANCE

Established
1988

Grades
Preschool-grade 12

School Type
Independent, classical, Christian, college preparatory, co-ed day school

School Profile

2016-2017 School Profile

2015-2016 School Profile

2014-2015 School Profile

2013-2014 School Profile

The Bear Creek School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin, to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in administration of our educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletics and other school-administered programs.

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