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Programs

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Architecture
2
Music
including: Orchestra
5
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Jazz band
Orchestra
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Media arts None
Visual arts Architecture
Ceramics
Painting
Photography
Sculpture
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
French
Japanese
Latin
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Humanities
Mathematics
Performing arts
Science
Technology
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
Classical
College preparatory
Gifted / High performing
Honors track
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Yes
Bi-lingual or language immersion languages (misc.) English Language Institute in the summer
Special schedule Block scheduling
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

Support

17
Facilities
including: Library
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Counseling
Mentoring
Tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming None
Level of special education programming None
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College presentations or information sessions
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Swimming pool

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Asian or Pacific Islander 69% 11%
White 25% 26%
Two or more races 4% 3%
Hispanic 2% 52%
Black 1% 6%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

12
Girls Sports
including: Golf
12
Boys Sports
including: Cross country
11
Clubs
including: Yearbook
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Volleyball
Water polo
Wrestling
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Football
Golf
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Volleyball
Water polo
Wrestling
Boys sports (misc.) Track and Field
Girls sports (misc.) Football, Track and Field
Clubs (misc.) Business and Entrepreneurship
  Debate
  Gay Straight Alliance
Clubs Art club
Chess club
Dance club
Foreign language and culture club
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
Gardening
Literary magazine
National Honor Society (NHS)
Robotics club
Science club
Yearbook
Clubs - language Chinese, Japanese
Extended care / Extended programs After

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) Host social gatherings
Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Volunteer in the classroom
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes

Teachers

18
Staff
including: PE instructor
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Dance teacher
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.harker.org/page.cfm?p=87
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered Yes

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012