The Saklan School

The Saklan School mission is to challenge students to think creatively, act compassionately, and live courageously.
Saklan provides a creative and meaningful academic environment for bright students, preschool thru 8th grade.
We offer small class sizes (16 students per class) and an enriched integrated curriculum.
Every grade level benefits from weekly instruction in Spanish, Music, Art, Science, Technology, and Library time.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 134 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $30,000
  • Acceptance rate: 70%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 27 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

The Saklan School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded
1954

Student Body

Total Students
134 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
34%
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade
The Saklan School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
33%
Average Class Size
12 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
polo shirt, khaki or blue pants/shorts/skort

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 27 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition varies grade to grade. Preschool is $18,300 and Middle School is $35,300. Financial Assistance Available
% on Financial Aid
20%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$7,500
Acceptance Rate
70%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Melissa Zippin

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

School Notes

  • Saklan schedules personal tours at your convenience. Please contact the Admissions Office to schedule a tour, 925-376-7900 x16 or admissions@saklan.org.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does The Saklan School cost?
The Saklan School's tuition is approximately $30,000 for private students and $2,500 for summer students.
What is the acceptance rate of The Saklan School?
The acceptance rate of The Saklan School is 70%, which is lower than the national average of 84%. The Saklan School's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in California with low acceptance rates.
What sports does The Saklan School offer?
The Saklan School offers 4 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Intramural Sports Only and Volleyball.
What is The Saklan School's ranking?
The Saklan School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Lowest average acceptance rates and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for The Saklan School?
The application deadline for The Saklan School is Jan. 27 / rolling (applications are due on Jan. 27 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 134 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $30,000
  • Acceptance rate: 70%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 27 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Contra Costa County, CA is $14,925 for elementary schools and $20,316 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Contra Costa County, CA is 82% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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