Admissions Testing

Kindergarten and Grade 1

Admissions testing for kindergarten and grade 1 will be held in the Main Building at Redmond Campus (8905-208th Ave NE, Redmond). Check in at 12:30 p.m.; testing will be from 12:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Monday, December 5 (priority admissions)
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Wednesday, December 14 (priority admissions)
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Monday, January 9 (priority admissions)
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Wednesday, January 11 (priority admissions)
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Wednesday, January 18 (priority admissions)
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Friday, January 27 (priority admissions)
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Monday, February 6 (priority admissions)
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Wednesday, February 15 (rolling admissions)
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Wednesday, March 1 (rolling admissions)
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Grades 2-4

Independent School Entrance Exam (Primary ISEE)

The Bear Creek School is a test site for the primary levels of the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE). The ISEE is our preferred admission test, and it is offered at Bear Creek on the dates listed below. An invitation code is necessary to register. Login to the Admission Portal and in the testing section of the checklist, obtain the invitation code for the test date of interest. Then, go to www.iseetest.org to register for this test. You may register online up to seven days prior to the test date; thereafter, call the Admissions Office for registration assistance.

Grade 2 Primary ISEE Test Dates

Thursday, December 8
Thursday, January 26
Thursday, February 2

Check in at 11:45 a.m. at the Main Building on our Redmond Campus (8905-208th Ave. NE, Redmond); testing will be from 12:00 noon – 1:15 p.m. Students must present ISEE verification letter and acceptable form of I.D. at check-in.

Grades 3 Primary ISEE Test Dates

Wednesday, December 7
Wednesday, January 25
Wednesday, February 1

Check in at 11:45 a.m. at the Main Building on our Redmond Campus (8905-208th Ave. NE, Redmond); testing will be from 12:00 noon – 1:15 p.m. Students must present ISEE verification letter and acceptable form of I.D. at check-in.

Grades 4 Primary ISEE Test Dates

Wednesday, December 7
Wednesday, January 25
Wednesday, February 1

Check in at 1:30 p.m. at the Main Building on our Redmond Campus (8905-208th Ave. NE, Redmond); testing will be from 1:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Students must present ISEE verification letter and acceptable form of I.D. at check-in.

Secondary School Admission Test

We also accept the Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT) for grade 4 applicants if this test is more convenient for your family. Register at www.ssat.org. The Bear Creek School's SSAT school code is 1527.

If applying after the last dates listed above, please contact the Admissions Office at 425-898-1720 to discuss alternative test options.

Grades 5 and Above

Independent School Entrance Exam

The Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) is Bear Creek's preferred admission test for domestic students. Please register at www.iseetest.org. Bear Creek's school code is 481705. Although applicants may take the ISEE at other locations (see ISEE website for complete listing), The Bear Creek School is a test site for the ISEE on:

Saturday, December 10
Saturday, January 14 *
Saturday, February 4

If you register to test at Bear Creek, check in at the Main Building on our Redmond Campus (8905-208th Ave. NE, Redmond) at 8:30 a.m. Testing starts promptly at 9:00 a.m. and concludes at approximately 12:15 p.m. Students must bring the ISEE confirmation letter and an acceptable form of I.D. for check-in.

* Price Scholarship applicants must take the ISEE on or before January 14, 2017. The ISEE is the only admission test we accept for Price Scholarship applicants.

Secondary School Admission Test

We also accept the Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT) for domestic students if this test is more convenient for your family. Register at www.ssat.org. The Bear Creek School's SSAT code is 1527.

If applying after the last ISEE or SSAT test date, please contact the Admissions Office at 425-898-1720 to discuss alternative test options.

International Applicants

International student applicants applying to grades 9 and above must take the TOEFL and either the ISEE or SSAT. International student applicants applying to grades 7 or 8 must take either the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) or Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT). Please see the International Applicants page for more information.

International Applicants

International student applicants applying to grades 9, 10, or 11 must take the TOEFL and either the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) or Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT).

International student applicants applying to grades 7 or 8 must take either the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) or Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT).

Please see the International Applicants page for more information.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Current families applying for a new student can also log in to the Admission Portal to start an application.

INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS

Additional information is available for international student applicants.

Bear Creek gives you a head start in life. The academics and the Christian education give you a strong biblical foundation on how to view the world."

Alex H. '07
Alumnus

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

International Students
Bear Creek accepts a limited number of international students in grades 7-12

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