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.

If you have not done so already, please create a account and submit an online application (via your child’s Admission Portal) before selecting a test date.

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019

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Grades 2-4

Independent School Entrance Exam (Primary ISEE)

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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. Prior to registering, please call the Admissions Office to obtain an invitation code. Register at www.iseetest.org. Bear Creek's school code is 481705. 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

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Thursday, May 9, 2019

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

Thursday, March 21, 2019
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Friday, May 10, 2019

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

Thursday, March 21, 2019
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Friday, May 10, 2019

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.

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 ext. 328 to discuss alternative test options. 

Grades 5 and Above

Independent School Entrance Exam

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The Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) is Bear Creek's preferred admission test for domestic students. Prior to registering, please call the Admissions Office to obtain an invitation code. Register at www.iseetest.org. Bear Creek's school code is 481705. You may register online up to seven days prior to the test date; thereafter, call the Admissions Office for registration assistance.

  • Friday, April 26, 2019
  • Thursday, May 16, 2019
  • Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Check in at 11:45 a.m. at the Main Building on our Redmond Campus (8905 208th Ave. NE, Redmond, WA 98053). Testing will be from noon – 3:00 p.m. Students must present the ISEE verification letter and an acceptable form of I.D. at check-in.

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 ext. 328 to discuss alternative test options.

English Language Proficiency – Grades 9 and Above

Applicants to grades 9-11 must take the TOEFL if the applicant's first language or the primary language spoken in the applicant's home is not English and if the applicant has studied in the United States for less than two full academic years. Please schedule the TOEFL exam at www.toefl.org. Our ETS code for TOEFL score reporting purposes is 0929. Applicants must also take either the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) or Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT).