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 throughout the Seattle area and around the globe.

Visit campus during an Open House or Parent Tour Day to meet our expert faculty and staff, chat with students and ask questions of current Forest Ridge parents.

Questions about visiting campus? Contact our Admission Team!

Open Houses

We invite you to attend an Open House event where you can explore our campus with student tour guides, see our classrooms and meet the faculty, staff, students and parents of the Forest Ridge community.

All-School Open House

Saturday, October 26, 2019
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

RSVP For Our Open House

Student Visit Days

Student visit days are required of all prospective students who apply to Forest Ridge for the 2020-2021 school year. Your daughter can sit in on several classes, meet students and teachers and learn about a typical day in the life at Forest Ridge.

Student visit days are reserved for prospective students who have submitted the preliminary application for admission. Once the application is submitted, a student visit day can be scheduled through your Ravenna® online application account.

Visit days for applicants for the 2020-2021 school year are: October 30, December 4 & 11, January 15 & 22, February 5, and March 4 &11. Additional dates may be added as needed.

If you would like to schedule your daughter’s visit day before submitting the application fee, please contact the Office of Admission.

Parent Tour Days

Classroom observation tours are an excellent opportunity for parents to learn about Forest Ridge. Parents can meet with and hear from school administrators, observe several classes in action and tour our facilities. Parents of students applying to Forest Ridge for 2020-2021 are required to participate in a classroom observation tour. Parent tours are available on select Tuesday mornings, 10:00 a.m. until noon. Space is limited, and registration is required.

Parent tours dates for families applying for the 2020-2021 school year are: October 30, November 13, December 4 & 11, January 15 & 22, February 5, and March 4 & 11. Additional dates may be added as needed.

Please register for a parent tour through your Ravenna online application account. Questions? Please contact the Office of Admission.

International and domestic families who are interested in the boarding program and are unable to make a scheduled parent tour, please contact Rosanne Tomich, Director of International and Boarding Admission, at rtomich@forestridge.org or 425-201-2426.

Family Walking Tours

If you are looking in advance of your daughter’s entry year, we welcome you to a Family Walking Tour offered on select Tuesday mornings, from 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m, and afternoons, from 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.). Come and walk campus, ask questions and learn what makes Forest Ridge a place unlike any other.  

Please contact the Office of Admission to reserve your family tour, or if you would like to schedule a tour of campus on a date not listed below.

Family tour dates offered during the 2019-2020 school year are:

  • Morning Tours (9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m):
    • November 5
    • December 3
    • January 14
    • February 4
    • March 3
    • April 7
    • May 12
  • Afternoon Tours (1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.):
    • November 19
    • December 17
    • January 28
    • February 25
    • March 24

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Flexible Tuition Program

International Students