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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Co-ed Day S. Grades: PreK-12
Co-ed Urban
No ESL: No
60,500 Tuition: $60,500
2053 # of Students: 2,053
Co-ed Teacher:Student: 1:9
Co-ed International Student: 0%
29 AP Courses: 29
11.40 Endowment: $5,553/student
62 Faculty w/ adv. degree: 62%
2125 SAT: 1484/1600
#1 USA Boarding School
Matriculation (2020-2022)
1 Princeton University 7
2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 16
3 Harvard College 12
3 Stanford University 27
3 Yale University 7
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
12 Dartmouth College 4
13 Brown University 4
13 Vanderbilt University 3
15 Rice University 3
1 Williams College 1
2 Amherst College 3
1 University of Toronto 4
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 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
AP Scores
In the year of 2022 - 2022, 595 students took a total of 1618 AP exams, 92% resulted in scores of 4+, 98% resulted in scores of 3+
Total 27
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
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
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Contact Info
500 Saratoga Ave., San Jose, CA 95129
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Year Founded
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12 acres
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Skype, On Campus
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No Requirement
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# of Chinese Students
Grades open for Chinese Students
9 -11
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