|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
|Grades Offered||Grades Kindergarten - 12|
|Total Students||1642 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||75%
State avg.: 43%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||162 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||11:1
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||62%|
|Number of AP Courses||29 courses|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||Jan. 14 / Jan. 28|
|Tuition Notes||K-12 tuition ranges from $22,874 to $33,927. Lunch included in Gr. 6-12 tuition. Extensive after-school programs included in all tuitions.|
|% on Financial Aid||10%|
|Admissions Director||Nan Nielsen, Gr. 9-12 Admission|
|Admissions Associate||Pam Gelineau, K-Gr. 5|
- In the last 10 years, seven students have been named Intel Science Talent Search semifinalists.
- Each year over 50% of students are recognized annually by the College Board in the National Merit Scholarship Program.
- In 2007 Harker students represented the U.S. at the G8 Summit in Germany.
- In the K-Gr. 8 program, 90% of the students participate in the comprehensive after-school program, which is included in tuition.
- Upper school students participate in CCS sports teams and dozens of clubs and social activities.
- The K-Gr. 12 performing arts department has put on 198 performances in the past 10 years, and the elite upper school Harker Conservatory traveled to Edinburgh by invitation to perform at the 2007 Fringe Festival.
- In 2008 Harker earned its first CCS NorCal Championship (girls volleyball) and played in a state championship game.
- In 2009 a debate team from Harker won first place in the national Tournament of Champions.
Profile last updated: 09/02/2014
- School Location Miles Students Grades
San JoseWest Valley Middle School
801 Hibiscus Ln
San Jose, CA 95117
(408)985-21380.3 mi | 106 students | Gr. 5-8
San JoseChallenger School-Strawberry Park
730 Camina Escuela
San Jose, CA 95129
(408)213-0083(Non-sectarian)0.6 mi | n/a students | Gr. PK-8
Santa ClaraSierra Elementary & High School
220 Blake Ave # B
Santa Clara, CA 95051
(408)247-47400.7 mi | 100 students | Gr. KG-12
San JoseQueen Of Apostles School
4950 Mitty Way
San Jose, CA 95129
(408)252-3659(Roman Catholic)1 mi | 281 students | Gr. NS-8
San JoseCarden Academy Of Almaden
5200 Dent Avenue
San Jose, CA 95118
(408)265-33921.1 mi | n/a students | Gr. K-8