The Harker School Middle School

  • The Harker School believes it is responsible for fostering academic excellence, self-discovery and personal integrity.
  • Our student body reflects the diverse Bay Area population, where each individual benefits from the intellectual, ethical and cultural strengths of the community.
  • Clear expectations, and rules and consequences create a learning environment that promotes self-discipline and responsibility.
  • Outstanding faculty and small class sizes are essential components of The Harker School.
  • Academic specialists make the most effective teachers and beginning with the primary level, these trained specialists teach all subjects including science, foreign language, music, drama, dance, technology, physical education, library skills and art.
  • State of the art facilities and the best resources are an integral part of the stimulating, inspirational and safe learning environment.
  • Our curriculum is challenging, and constantly evolving to meet the needs of students.
  • Through comprehensive teaching techniques and support systems we address individual student needs.
  • We empower students to discover and develop their personal academic and extra curricular strengths; leadership, service, ethics and physical health are important elements of our curricular design.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Year Founded1893

Student Body

Total Students527 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by GradeThe Harker School Middle School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
10%
Admissions DirectorDanielle Holquin
Admissions AssociateDiann Chung, K-Gr. 5

Sports

Total Sports Offered14 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Flag Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
Flag FootballGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Water PoloWrestling,

School Notes

  • The Harker School believes it is responsible for fostering academic excellence, self-discovery and personal integrity.
  • Our student body reflects the diverse Bay Area population, where each individual benefits from the intellectual, ethical and cultural strengths of the community.
  • Clear expectations, and rules and consequences create a learning environment that promotes self-discipline and responsibility
  • Outstanding faculty and small class sizes are essential components of The Harker School.Academic specialists make the most effective teachers and beginning with the primary level, these trained specialists teach all subjects including science, foreign language, music, drama, dance, technology, physical education, library skills and art.
  • State of the art facilities and the best resources are an integral part of the stimulating, inspirational and safe learning environment.
  • Our curriculum is challenging, and constantly evolving to meet the needs of students.
  • Through comprehensive teaching techniques and support systems we address individual student needs.
  • We empower students to discover and develop their personal academic and extra curricular strengths; leadership, service, ethics and physical health are important elements of our curricular design.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Jose
    Grades: PK-8 | 346 students
    9.2 miles
    6835 Trinidad Drive
    San Jose, CA 95120
    (408)997-0424
    9.2 PK-8
    346
  • San Jose
    Grades: PK-K | 168 students
    4.8 miles
    5200 Dent Ave
    San Jose, CA 95118
    (408)264-7333
    4.8 PK-K
    168
  • San Jose
    Grades: 5-12 | 800 students
    3.2 miles
    1290 Parkmoor Avenue
    San Jose, CA 95126
    (408)489-8264
    3.2 5-12
    800
  • San Jose
    Grades: 6-12 | 110 students
    6.1 miles
    4340 Almaden Expressway
    San Jose, CA 95118
    (408)833-7050
    6.1 6-12
    110
  • San Jose
    Grades: PK-8
    0.8 miles
    730 Camina Escuela
    San Jose, CA 95129
    (408)213-0083
    0.8 PK-8
    n/a

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The average private school tuition in San Jose, CA is $13,099 for elementary schools and $18,805 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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