Overview
Founded in 1893, The Harker School offers a coed, independent program for students in K-Gr. 12 on three beautiful campuses in the heart of Silicon Valley. Harker is one of the top prep schools in the nation and the largest K-12 independent school in the state, and its upper school sends its graduates to the finest universities and colleges in the country. Students reach their full potential through small class sizes, performance placement at most grade levels, integration of state-of-the-art technology at all grade levels, AP and honors offerings, a full-time counseling staff and highly qualified faculty. Harker is a dynamic community that honors individuality, embraces diversity and prepares students to take their places as global citizens.
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Day S. Grades: PreK-12
Co-ed
Urban
ESL: No
Tuition: $60,500
# of Students: 2,053
Teacher:Student: 1:9
International Student: 0%
AP Courses: 29
Endowment: $5,553/student
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 62%
SAT: 1484/1600
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Matriculation
Ranking University/College Students
#1 Princeton University 7
#2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 16
#3 Harvard College 12
#3 Stanford University 27
#3 Yale University 7
LAC #1 Williams College 1
#6 University of Chicago 11
#7 Johns Hopkins University 5
#7 University of Pennsylvania 13
#9 California Institute of Technology 7
#10 Duke University 12
#10 Northwestern University 3
LAC #2 Amherst College 3
#12 Dartmouth College 4
#13 Brown University 4
#13 Vanderbilt University 3
#15 Rice University 3
#15 Washington University in St. Louis 10
LAC #3 Pomona College 2
#17 Cornell University 13
#18 Columbia University 15
#20 University of California: Berkeley 20
#20 University of California: Los Angeles 18
LAC #4 Swarthmore College 2
#22 Carnegie Mellon University 26
#22 Emory University 2
#22 Georgetown University 5
#25 New York University 22
#25 University of Michigan 17
#25 University of Southern California 28
LAC #5 Wellesley College 4
#29 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 3
#29 Wake Forest University 1
LAC #6 Bowdoin College 2
LAC #6 Carleton College 1
#32 Tufts University 3
#32 University of California: Santa Barbara 15
#34 University of California: Irvine 8
#34 University of California: San Diego 9
#36 Boston College 2
#38 University of California: Davis 4
#38 University of Texas at Austin 5
#38 University of Wisconsin-Madison 12
#41 Boston University 8
#44 Brandeis University 1
#44 Case Western Reserve University 5
#44 Georgia Institute of Technology 5
#44 Northeastern University 2
#44 Tulane University 1
LAC #9 Claremont McKenna College 4
#51 Purdue University 13
#51 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 1
#55 Pepperdine University 1
#55 Santa Clara University 6
#55 Trinity University 1
#55 University of Miami 1
#55 University of Washington 13
#62 George Washington University 2
#62 Syracuse University 1
#62 University of Pittsburgh 2
#62 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 2
LAC #13 Vassar College 1
#67 Worcester Polytechnic Institute 3
#72 Indiana University Bloomington 2
#72 Reed College 2
#77 Clemson University 1
#77 Loyola Marymount University 7
LAC #18 Barnard College 1
LAC #18 University of Richmond 1
LAC #18 Wesleyan University 1
#105 Drexel University 2
#105 University of Denver 1
#105 University of Oregon 4
#105 University of Utah 1
#107 Whittier College 1
#121 Chapman University 14
LAC #27 Macalester College 1
LAC #29 Harvey Mudd College 1
#151 Colorado State University 1
LAC #33 Pitzer College 3
#166 California State University: Fullerton 1
#166 University of Hawaii at Manoa 2
LAC #36 Mount Holyoke College 1
LAC #37 Occidental College 1
#219 Illinois State University 1
#219 University of North Carolina at Charlotte 1
Babson College 4
Bellevue College 1
California Institute of the Arts 1
California Lutheran University 2
California Polytechnic State University: San Luis Obispo 2
California State University: Monterey Bay 1
California State University: Northridge 1
De Anza College 2
Emerson College 2
Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering 2
Olivet Nazarene University 1
Oxford College of Emory University 1
Pratt Institute 1
Rhode Island School of Design 1
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology 1
San Jose State University 4
Savannah College of Art and Design 1
Stetson University 1
University College London 1
University of California: Merced 1
University of California: Santa Cruz 3
University of Colorado Boulder 2
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 19
University of Maryland: College Park 6
University of Minnesota: Twin Cities 1
University of Oxford 1
University of Portland 1
University of St. Andrews 1
University of Toronto 4
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AP Courses (Total 29)
Art History
Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Chemistry
Chinese Language and Culture
Computer Science A
English Literature and Composition
Environmental Science
European History
Art History
Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Chemistry
Chinese Language and Culture
Computer Science A
English Literature and Composition
Environmental Science
European History
French Language and Culture
Japanese Language and Culture
Latin
Macroeconomics
Music Theory
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
Spanish Language and Culture
Spanish Literature and Culture
Statistics
Studio Art: 2-D Design
United States Government and Politics
United States History
World History
Physics 2
Physics C: Mechanics
Studio Art: Drawing
Psychology
Studio Art: 3-D Design
Microeconomics
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Sports (Total 14)
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track and Field
Volleyball
Water Polo
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Arts (Total 27)
Acting
Band
Choreography
Dance
Jazz
Music
Music Theory
Musicianship
Performing
Production
Acting
Band
Choreography
Dance
Jazz
Music
Music Theory
Musicianship
Performing
Production
Theater
Vocal
Voice
Art History
Ceramics
Drawing
Glass
Graphic Design
Painting
Photography
Portfolio
Sculpture
2D Art
3D Art
Architecture
Audition
Scene Study
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs (Total 9)
Clean Technology Club
Future Problem Solvers
Eclectic Literary Magazine
Junior State of America
Key Club
Model United Nations
Quiz Bowl
Red Cross Club
Women in STEM
Clean Technology Club
Future Problem Solvers
Eclectic Literary Magazine
Junior State of America
Key Club
Model United Nations
Quiz Bowl
Red Cross Club
Women in STEM
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Basic Info
Year Founded: 1893
Campus Size: 12 acres
Religious Affiliation: No Religious Affiliation
Application Info
Deadline: 01/11
Interview: Skype, On Campus
Pre Interview: No Requirement
Other Accepted Scores: ISEE
School Code:
SSAT: 3711
ISEE: 54148
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Brief Reviews (Total 9)
4.9/ 5
Detailed Reviews (Total 0)
0.0 / 5 Overall
0.0 / 5 Academics
0.0 / 5 Campus
0.0 / 5 Student Life
0.0 / 5 Athletic&Art
0.0 / 5 Transportation
Q&A (Total 26)
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