The Saklan School

The Saklan School Photo #1 - Saklan's Mission
  • 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, PreK 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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1954
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students122 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade The Saklan School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size12 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(polo shirt, khaki or blue pants/shorts/skort)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 12 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$19,500
Tuition NotesTuition varies grade to grade. Full time PreK is $13,600 and Middle School caps at $21,600. Financial Assistance Available
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$7,500
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorDebbie Parish

School Notes

  • Saklan schedules personal tours at your convenience. Please contact the Admissions Office to schedule a tour, 925-376-7900 x16 or
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Alameda
    St Philip Neri School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 272 students
    7.6 miles
    1335 High St
    Alameda, CA 94501
    (510) 521-0787
    7.6 K-8
  • Concord
    Anova Center For Education
    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-12 | 66 students
    10.8 miles
    1140 Galaxy Way, Suite 100
    Concord, CA 94519
    (925) 687-9616
    10.8 1-12
  • San Ramon
    Grades: PK-8 | 370 students
    9.7 miles
    One Annabel Lane
    San Ramon, CA 94583
    (925) 930-9000
    9.7 PK-8

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The average private school tuition in California is $11,569 for elementary schools and $20,000 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in California is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).