The Harker School

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500 Saratoga Ave

San Jose, CA 95129

(408) 249-2510

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Grades: K - 12

School Type: Private

Student Enrollment: 1,500

Students Per Teacher: 7

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88 Parent Reviews for The Harker School

Harker takes a different approach than other top private schools we have been a part of in the past. They run more like a business than a non-profit and this is a very good thing. In the past, school administrators have taken a "thanks, but we know what is best. You just need to trust us." attitude. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/10/14

Based on my 15-year recent experience with Harker where my two children attended kindergarten through high school, Harker is a rewarding investment toward academic, extracurricular, and social excellence and toward admission in top colleges. Based on any metric, Harker is undoubtedly the best school ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/14/14

When we were looking at schools, our goal was to find a community that would take a whole child approach to education -- nurturing their character and curiosity as well as their intellect. We're grateful to have found that at Harker. As parents I believe we all have the same dreams for our children ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/17/14

What I have been amazed by is how well my child's teachers really know her. For example, at parent teacher conferences, a few mentioned my reserved kid's sense of humor which is rather subtle. Teachers are quick to respond to parent emails and always go the extra mile to make sure my child is happy and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/04/14

Having graduated, I realize that Harker really is a special place. It has prepared me so well for college that all the classes I have taken at university so far have been easy. The details and facts every student learns in school don t matter, but rather, the way students think and analyze determines ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 01/17/14

If you want your kids to grow up with a love for learning, send them here. The "cool" kids here are the smart ones, and students legitimately enjoy helping each other and watching each other succeed. I attended Harker for many years, and I can confidently say that the classroom experiences and lifelong ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 08/01/13

Fantastic school! Though it's very expensive and it pushes the students to the MAX, it's a great school where the students truly learn.

Posted by a other on 07/21/13

Harker's learning environment is something unique. While I was a student, I always felt surrounded by creative, quirky, and passionate classmates and faculty. It was a great place to learn, challenge assumptions, and be challenged. The school offers quite a range of classes, and very thorough college ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 07/17/13

I feel so lucky to have attended Harker. My experiences at the school helped me see that I am capable of so much more than I would have ever believed--academically, athletically, personally. I cannot adequately express in words how deep my gratitude is to the many teachers, coaches, and mentors who genuinely ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 07/16/13

I went to Harker from 7th thru 12th grade, and I wouldn't trade my time here for any other middle/high school. Here are a couple reasons why: - CLASSROOM SIZE: Small class sizes w/ extremely dedicated teachers - CLUBS: So many choices - everyone is welcome. - STUDENT COUNCIL: I landed a scholarship ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 07/16/13

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School Profile for The Harker School

Enrollment
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Student enrollment:
1,500
Students per teacher:
7
Full-time teachers:
210
Number of classrooms:
The Harker School Enrollment by Grade

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San Jose schools — The Harker School is located at 500 Saratoga Ave, San Jose CA 95129. 500 Saratoga Ave is in the 95129 ZIP code in San Jose, CA The Harker School is a Private school that serves grade levels K - 12.
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