Welcome to Everest

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    Get To Know Us

    Everest Collegiate High School and Academy is an independent, private school providing a Christ-Centered authentically Catholic educational experience designed to develop leaders who are capable of utilizing their strengths, so they can fulfill the unique plan that God has for each of them. We offer a preschool to 12th grade education with a single gender focus on a co-ed campus. Our efforts as a school concentrate on helping students excel in four main areas: Academics, Spiritual Formation, Character Development, and Service to Others. Future leaders welcome.

    Who We Are
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    Take A Look

    For a peek inside life at Everest, take a look at our students, faculty, religious and consecrated in action. From athletic events and club activities to music and drama, the beauty that is Everest guides, encourages and supports students in their journey to fulfill God’s will for their lives.

    Experience Everest
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    Come See Us

    No matter what time of year it is, Everest is always ready to welcome you with open arms for a personal tour. We encourage all prospective families to either attend one of our open houses or schedule a tour to truly understand what Everest has to offer. We can wait to meet you.

    Schedule A Tour
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    Be A Mountaineer

    Applying to a new school might seem a little daunting, but at Everest, we want to your admissions process to be as simple as possible. We’ve outlined everything you’ll need to do in this easy to follow guideline so you’ll know exactly what to expect. Each step will bring you that much closer to being part of the Everest family. You’ll be a Mountaineer before you know it!

    How To Apply

Our Numbers Say It All


  • “As students at Everest, our children are in a challenging, Catholic faith-filled and
    nurturing environment focused on fully developing all the gifts God has given each of them.”
    -Mr. and Mrs. Olejnik
  • “Our family has been so blessed to be part of the Everest Academy.
    Our children have learned to love Christ and are excelling academically.”
    -Holly Groves
  • “At Everest Academy our children receive individualized attention due to the small
    classroom sizes. This allows our children to excel in their learning.”
    -Joel & Sarah Massarello
  • “As parents we deal with various challenges in an ever-changing world, Everest Academy
    has been and continues to be a bright spot for our family. It’s the best decision we’ve made!” 

    -Nik & Lidija Gjonaj
  • “Everest Academy and Collegiate has been our school, our faith community and a true
    extension of our family. We couldn’t possibly have known when we joined Everest 15 years ago
    that we would be blessed in so many ways by that one simple choice.”
    -Mr. & Mrs. Lasceski
  • “We will forever be grateful for all Everest has done to help shape our daughter.” 
    -Dr. and Mrs. Stafford
  • “Where EC stands head and shoulders above any other high school in the area is their commitment
    to personal formation, high academic standards, and in their teaching of the truth.”
    -Mr. & Mrs. Thibodeau
  • “The staff at Everest is second to none in their commitment and dedication to the students.”
    -Mr. & Mrs. Lowney
  • “Everest has provided our daughter an opportunity to learn, grow, and sustain her faith. As a result of Everest’s
    nurturing we are confident our daughter is poised for success with her faith as a foundation.”
    -Mr. & Mrs. Dietz