How to Apply

School isn’t just what you learn, it’s who you become.

Our goal in the admission process is to develop a thorough understanding of each student who applies. The first step is to complete the application. Eastside Catholic uses Ravenna for the submission of online applications. Through Ravenna, families can manage their application online, complete supplemental forms and request teacher evaluations and transcripts. New users must first create an account in Ravenna. Please click on the Apply Online button to create your Ravenna account or to access an existing account.

Middle School & High School Students

Eastside Catholic offers students an exceptional educational experience. Academic excellence, enrichment activities, faith, athletics, leadership skills and community support are all foundational here.

Although our initial admission deadline has passed, we encourage you to submit an application by the secondary deadlines listed below. Your application will be reviewed and processed on a space-available basis, year-round. With a completed application, we will notify you with a decision by the next applicable notification date.

If you have any questions, please call our office to discuss at 425-295-3060. We look forward to getting to know you through our application process!

 Application Deadlines  Notification by
 February 4, 2019  March 15, 2019
 April 2, 2019  April 12, 2019
 April 30, 2019  May 10, 2019
 June 4, 2019  June 14, 2019

The Application Process

Create a Ravenna admissions account to begin the application process.

As part of the application process you will:

  • Complete the application and pay the application fee ($35)
  • Complete parent and student essay questions
  • Schedule your student's optional Crusader for a Day student visit
  • Schedule a student interview if you do not schedule a student visit day
  • Submit the Confidential School Report to your student's current school
  • Submit the Teacher Evaluation Form(s) to your student's teachers
  • EC accepts entrance exams from several tests. You can learn more on our Entrance Exam web page. To register your student for an entrance exam, visit one of the following:
  • Print and submit the Transcript Request to your student's current school

Options Program

To be considered for admission for the 2019-20 school year, we require the following:

  • Parent Visit: Schedule a meeting with Program Director Wendy Burnham, wburnham@eastsidecatholic.org, 425-295-3179
  • Student Visit: Candidates will tour campus and have the opportunity to experience the Options Program classroom environment.
  • Application: Complete the online application as well as the following:
    • Confidential School Report/Transcript Request - current year and previous two years
    • Confidential Teacher Evaluation Form – one evaluation by a current teacher
    • Current Language and Educational Testing – Testing must be current
    • Please include copies of Individual Educational Program (IEP) Plans, 504 Plans, school plans and appropriate medical, psychological and educational evaluations and treatment summaries. Please note: An entrance exam is not required for application to the Options Program.

International Students

International students are students who are not U. S. citizens. Tuition assistance and merit awards are not available for international students.

Although the application deadline for international students has passed, applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed and processed on a space-available basis or until enrollment is full.

Once a student is accepted to Eastside Catholic, an I-20 will be issued.

The Application Process

Create a Ravenna admissions account to begin the application process.

As part of the application process you will:

  • Complete the application and pay the application fee ($35)
  • Complete parent and student essay questions
  • Schedule your student's optional Crusader for a Day student visit
  • Schedule a student interview if you do not schedule a student visit day
  • Submit the Confidential School Report to your student's current school
  • Submit the Teacher Evaluation Form(s) to your student's teachers
  • Register your student for an entrance exam
  • Print and submit the Transcript Request to your student's current school

Important Dates & Deadlines

MIDDLE SCHOOL ADMISSIONS

Admissions Application Deadline
February 4, 2019

Tuition Assistance Application Deadline
Application instructions
February 4, 2019

Notification Letters Mailed
March 14, 2019

Student Response/Commitment Due
March 28, 2019

HIGH SCHOOL ADMISSIONS

Admissions Application Deadline
January 9, 2019

Tuition Assistance Application Deadline
Application instructions
January 9, 2019

New Student Notification Letters Mailed
February 14, 2019

New Student Response/Commitment Due
February 28, 2019

New Student Registration
March 9, 2019

Although our initial admission deadlines have passed, we encourage you to submit an application by the secondary deadlines listed below. Your application will be reviewed and processed on a space-available basis, year-round. With a completed application, we will notify you with a decision by the next applicable notification date.

If you have any questions, please call our office to discuss at 425-295-3060. We look forward to getting to know you through our application process! 

 Application Deadlines  Notification by
 February 4, 2019  March 15, 2019
 April 2, 2019  April 12, 2019
 April 30, 2019  May 10, 2019
 June 4, 2019  June 14, 2019


EC Admissions Team in the Community

Our Admissions Team will be present at many neighborhood events this summer. Stop by to learn more about EC!

  • Fall City Days:
    June 8, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

  • Redmond Derby Days: July 13, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m

  • Parkadilly at Lake Sammamish:
    July 21, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

  • Redmond Ridge Summer Festival: August 10, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

  • Issaquah Highland Days: August 24,  12 - 4 p.m.