Empowering girls since 1907

Founded in 1907 by the Religious of the Sacred Heart, Forest Ridge educates and inspires girls and young women in 5th through 12th grades. Both a day and boarding private school located in Bellevue, Forest Ridge is the only Sacred Heart school in the Pacific Northwest. We are a Catholic, independent, college preparatory school, and a recognized pioneer in all-girls' middle school and high school education. Our students thrive in our rigorous, integrated global curriculum, and feel supported to take risks and challenge themselves to achieve more than they ever thought possible.

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Whether she wants to sing, speak, or dance—here, her voice is heard loud and clear.

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The Center for Girls at Forest Ridge

The Center for Girls prepares girls to be brave, resilient, global leaders by supporting the development of three essential pillars: wellness, social-emotional intelligence and leadership. These foundational pillars are based in research and woven into every element of the Forest Ridge middle school and high school experience. From the classroom curriculum, to community service, to the playing field—she practices the skills that make her ready to lead.

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