All applicants are required to take an entrance exam. Students may take either the Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT) or the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE).
ISEE Information & Registration
- Overlake's ISEE code is 480073
- ISEE Website - Register online!
- 2012-13 ISEE Student Guide
- Seattle/Tacoma Consortium ISEE Test Info
SSAT Information & Registration
- Overlake's SSAT code is 5618
- SSAT Website - Register online!
- Guide to the Elementary Level SSAT
- Order the Middle & Upper Level SSAT Study Guide
International ApplicantsOverlake welcomes applications from international students. Please review the following information before making a decision to apply:
- Either SSAT or ISEE scores including the writing sample are accepted. The TOEFL or SLEP tests do not fulfill the testing requirement; they will be accepted as additional documentation.
- We do not accept mid-year transfers.
- An international applicant follows the same application process as a domestic applicant. The application fee for an international student is $200.00.
- Overlake does not offer ESL (English as a Second Language). Students must be fluent in spoken and written English.
- We are not a boarding school and do not arrange for homestays. All students are expected to live with members of their immediate family with a designated legal guardian.
- Overlake issues I-20’s for foreign nationals who enroll at Overlake.