EC at a Glance

Programs

Campus

Located on 50 acres in Sammamish, Washington, our beautiful state-of-the-art campus facilities, built in 2008, provide an optimum learning environment. Amenities include fully-equipped science labs, integrated classroom technology and dedicated gathering areas for student collaboration. The campus is also home to the St. Francis of Assisi Chapel, a 13,000-volume digital learning library and much more.

  • Founded in 1980
  • 11 science labs
  • 13,000-volume library
  • 2 gymnasiums
  • 2,000-seat stadium
  • 1 multipurpose turf field

Accreditation and Membership

  • Accredited by Northwest Association of Independent Schools (NWAIS)
  • Approved as a Catholic School by the Archdiocese of Seattle
  • Approved by the State of Washington’s Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI)
  • Member of the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
  • Member of the Washington Federation of Independent Schools (WFIS)

Academic Excellence

  • Middle School and High School faculty: 79
  • Faculty holding advanced degrees: 65%
  • Faculty awarded National Board Certification: 5
  • Student-Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Average class size: 20
  • 99% of students are college-bound graduates (2017)
  • 30 AP, UWHS and Honors Courses
  • National Merit Finalists: 11 (2014-2017)
  • National Merit Commended Students: 31 (2014-2017)

Student Body

  • 247 students in Middle School (Grades 6 - 8)
  • 678 students in High School (Grades 9 - 12)
  • 9 students in High School Options Program
  • 55% Roman Catholic
  • 45% other faith traditions

High School Sports

Eastside Catholic is proud to offer 17 varsity athletic teams with many junior varsity and JV-C level teams. Most EC teams participate in the WIAA 3A Metro League.

  • 17 athletic teams
  • 17 Metro League championships
  • 10 WIAA academic state championships
  • 7 state championships
  • 17 individual student-athlete champions

Middle School Sports

  • 7 Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) athletic programs including cross country, basketball and track

Beyond Academics

EC combines academic excellence with enrichment activities, sports opportunites, leadership training and faith-based values that last a lifetime.