- Welcome to EPS Admissions
- Tuition & Financial Aid
- Applying to EPS
- Meet the Team
Frequently Asked Questions
Do you have questions about EPS or the Admissions process? You are not alone, and someone has probably asked that question before. Here are some of our frequently asked questions.
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6th Grade – 18 newly enrolling students (36 returning students)
9th Grade – Approximately 35-40 newly enrolling 9th graders and 50 returning students
Students are welcome to apply for 7th, 8th, 10th, and 11th grade, though admission to these grades is based on attrition of currently enrolled students and is uncommon.
- Applications open in Ravenna on September 1, 2023
- Application Deadline is January 11, 2024
- Financial Aid Application Deadline for returning EPS Families is December 4, 2023
- Financial Aid Application Deadline for Prospective Families is February 2, 2023
- Upper School Decisions communicated on February 23, 2024, at Noon, via Ravenna
- Upper School Family Responses due to EPS on March 1, 2024
- Middle School Decisions communicated on March 22, 2024, at Noon, via Ravenna
- Middle School Family Responses due to EPS on March 29, 2024
Please visit our College Counseling Testing page for more information.
Daily Office Hours are from 3:00-3:30 pm during which students can connect with teachers for any questions or needs. Afterschool activities typically take place between 3:30 and 5:30 pm
Afterschool activities typically take place between 3:30 and 5:30 pm
A supervised After-School Study Hall is offered from 3:30-6:00 pm.
Eastside Prep offers bus service to several locations around the Puget Sound region. EPS offers three bus routes. Buses arrive to campus at least fifteen minutes prior to the start of classes and depart campus fifteen minutes after the school day ends.
EPS Carpool Map
All EPS families are included in the Carpool Map for help coordinating shared rides to and from campus and other school activities. Families decide which contact information they wish to share with the community, or they can opt out of participation in the map.
With EPS across the street from the South Kirkland Park and Ride, some students elect to take the King County Metro bus to and from school. More information on potential bus routes can be found on the King County Metro website:
Metro Trip Planner
Please visit the Transportation page for more detailed information.
Additionally, student self-advocacy is encouraged and cultivated, particularly through our Guided Study Hall (GSH) program. GSH meets as frequently as other courses in a schedule (two to three times per week for seventy minutes) and provides a 4:1 student-to-faculty environment where learning strategies and executive functioning skills are cultivated.
- Regular drills for unforeseen incidents help us ensure we can always be prepared in any event.
- Safety and security discussions occur in advisory groups; as a preparatory school, we help students prepare for many potential situations they will encounter in their lives.
- Security personnel coverage both during the school day and after hours, helps us to bring specialized support in addition to the vigilance of all school employees.
- Three full-time school counselors help to ensure that experiencing social and emotional safety is an aspect in which all students are supported.
- All employees, substitute teaching staff, and volunteers who will not be directly supervised while on campus have gone through background checks before engaging with our school community.
- Key fob access for entry doors on an auto-locking schedule helps us to reduce risk by limiting entry points to campus buildings.