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K-8|Private
148 students
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School leader:  Mr. Hans Peter Metzger
1678 School Street
Moraga, CA 94556

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(925) 376-7900
(925) 376-1156
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Best known for
"Think creatively, act compassionately, and think creatively."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    Uniforms
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Arts
    None, Choir / Chorus...
  • World languages
    Spanish
  • Sports
    Basketball, Cross country, PE classes, Soccer, Volleyball
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69 reviews

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Overall:
Submitted by a parent · November 04, 2016
My daughter went to Saklan for middle school. She was a smart but very reserved 5th grader and we wanted a middle school environment where she could comfortably speak up in class and thrive in the process of learning. Going in I was concerned... more

Effective school leaders: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · November 04, 2016
It appears well run, but we didn't have any difficult issues that required direct interaction with the head of the school. We had lots of interaction with the middle school dean, who really knew the kids well and typically addressed issues... more

Develops character: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · November 04, 2016
Overall this is a strength, and it should be given that this is a core part of school's mission statement.

Teacher effectiveness: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · November 04, 2016
Their enthusiasm and energy gets kids really engaged. One teacher seems to work very hard at personal accountability, which isn't comfortable to all students. I'd say the spanish program was weak when my daughter was there, but I have heard the... more

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About this school

The Saklan School is a pre-k through 8th grade independent school offering small class sizes and one class per grade level. Saklan challenges its students to think creatively, act compassionately and live courageously. Since 1954, Saklan has offered a well-rounded education with Foreign Language, Music, Science, Physical Education and Art classes taught at every grade level. In addition, public speaking, leadership skills, experiential learning and teamwork are integrated into our curriculum.

8 / 10

January 15, 2016

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Last modified: November 4, 2016
Last modified The Saklan School is a Private school that serves grades K-8
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