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K-12|Private
2,030 students
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School leader:  Mr. Christopher Nikoloff
500 Saratoga Avenue
San Jose, CA 95129

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(408) 249-2510
(408) 984-2325
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"A K-12 college prep school, we help students discover their passions."

BASIC INFORMATION

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

  • Academic focus
    Humanities, Mathematics, Performing arts, Science...
  • Arts
    Graphics, Video and film production, Band, Choir / Chorus...
  • World languages
    Chinese - Mandarin, French, Japanese, Latin, Spanish
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76 reviews

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Overall:
Submitted by a community member · May 24, 2016
It is very expensive. Most schools around it in cupertino, west San Jose, Los ALtos and saratoga are equally good. If a child has a learning disability, any private school is not required to provide IEP. We found the school counselor was not... more

Amount of homework: Agree
Submitted by a parent · April 08, 2016
The school has striven over the last few years to really look at the time students take with homework and they have built in safety measures to ensure the children are not stressed out at the end of their day trying to complete homework. The... more

Develops character: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · April 08, 2016
The administrators at Harker understand that there is little value to providing an education if the student isn't taught how to be honest and to maintain personal integrity in order to both make the most of their education and to become the best... more

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Submitted by a parent · April 08, 2016
We have really enjoyed watching our children thrive at Harker. One of the most important factors has been that each teacher takes a personal interest in our children's welfare and performance. The safety factor is huge--from personal observation... more

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At Harker’s upper school, we invest in comprehensive curriculum, expert teachers, small classes, leading-edge technology, extensive academic and college counseling support, and high-quality programs and extracurricular activities. We challenge, engage and inspire students on their journey and they leave Harker ready to make a difference. Whether a budding artist, scientist or entrepreneur, we provide a challenging, inspiring, fun environment to help students build self-knowledge and confidence.

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Last modified: September 6, 2016
Last modified The Harker School is a Private school that serves grades K-12
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