Grades: Preschool-grade 12
School Type: Independent, classical, Christian, college preparatory, co-educational day school, preschool-grade 12.
Enrollment: 793 students in 2017-2018
81 Preschool (preschool and prekindergarten)
255 Lower School (grades K-4)
113 Early Middle School (grades 5-6)
121 Middle School (grades 7-8)
223 Upper School (grades 9-12)
International Students:Bear Creek accepts international students to all grades; however, we only issue Form I-20 to non-immigrant students on F-1 visas who have been accepted and are enrolled in grades 9 and above.
Northwest Association of Independent Schools (NWAIS)
AdvancED/Northwest Accreditation Commission (NWAC)
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
Student-to-teacher ratio: 8 to 1. Typical class size is 18.
Transportation: Bus service, carpooling, and student parking
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.