Visit Forest Ridge

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The best way to learn about Forest Ridge is to experience it for yourself!

Our families know that the special community found at Forest Ridge is worth the trip from wherever you are. Located at the top of Somerset Hill in Bellevue, Washington, we welcome students from over 55 zipcodes, including nearby areas like Kirkland, Renton, Issaquah, North Bend and Mercer Island, as well as throughout the Seattle area and from 7 countries around the globe.

While our campus is currently closed to guests, we have a number of virtual options for you to get to know us in the meantime. Please note, all virtual sessions below require pre-registration via the links below.

Questions about admissions and Forest Ridge? Contact our Admission Team to schedule a phone or Zoom conversation about our programs and the enrollment process at Forest Ridge.

Virtual Campus Tour

We invite you to explore our 19-acre campus from the comfort of your own home. Take a virtual campus tour, where you can explore our campus and classroom spaces, and get a feel for what life is like on The Ridge. We look forward to welcoming you to campus, in-person, as soon as possible.

Take our virtual campus tour

Virtual Open House

We invite your family to attend a virtual Open House to explore our offerings and meet members of the Forest Ridge community. While our live events are finished for the year, we are happy to share a recorded version. Please contact our Admission Team for access to our virtual Open House.

Forest Ridge Spotlight Series

Ready to learn more? Join us for our Spotlight Series as we focus on a different topic each week, featuring a variety of faculty and students. We hope you’ll join us as we explore different parts of the Forest Ridge experience!

Thursdays at 5:00 p.m. PST

January 14

Exchange and Boarding

January 21

Extra-Curricular Activities

January 28

High School Curriculum

February 4

Meet the Grade Level Deans

February 11

College Counseling

February 25

The FRidge, Gardening and Cooking

March 4

Learning Support

March 11

Social-Emotional Learning

March 18

Middle School Curriculum


Register Today for A SPOTLIGHT SESSION!

Student-to-Student Conversations

Join current students for a conversation about Forest Ridge. Hear about their experience and ask any questions you have about the student experience at Forest Ridge.

If you'd like to experience a class at Forest Ridge, be sure to sign up for the Virtual Class Visit that happens immediately following the Student-to-Student Conversations.

Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m. PST
October 13, November 10, December 8, January 12, February 9

Register For a student-to-student conversation

Student Virtual Class Visit

Join other prospective students for virtual classes to meet teachers and engage in the Forest Ridge classroom experience. Be prepared to turn on your camera and microphone to participate!

If you'd like to talk with current Forest Ridge students, sign up for the Student-to-Student Conversations that take place right before these virtual class visits.

Tuesdays at 5:00 p.m. PST
October 13, November 10, December 8, January 12, February 9

Register for a Virtual Class Visit

Parent-to-Parent Conversations

Join current Forest Ridge parents for a chance to hear about their daughters' experiences and ask any questions you might have.

Tuesdays at 5:00 p.m. PST
October 20, November 17, December 15, January 19

Register for a parent-to-parent conversation

Financial Aid Information Session

Join the Enrollment Management team for a presentation about financial aid and how to apply.

Thursdays at 5:00 p.m. PST
November 5, December 3, January 7

Register for A Financial Aid Info session

Admission Office Drop-In

Stop by to ask the Enrollment Management Team any questions you have about Forest Ridge, the application process, or anything else. This is an informal drop-in time; stay for as short or long as you need.

Thursdays at 5:00 p.m. PST
Every week, unless otherwise noted

Register for An Admission Drop-In Session

Office of Admission is Open!

While our campus is currently closed, the Office of Admission is open and available to answer any questions you may have about admission to Forest Ridge!

Please email or call 425-641-0700 with any questions you may have.

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