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FOUNDED: 1954 Student Body

 

ENROLLMENT: Approximately 132 students

 

GRADES:  Pre-K through 8, 1 class per grade level

 

FACULTY & STAFF:  30 teachers and staff, average tenure 15 years

 

AVERAGE CLASS SIZE: 12-14

 

SPECIALISTS:

    •    Music
    •    Spanish
    •    Visual Arts
    •    Science
    •    PE
    •    Library

 

TECHNOLOGY: Campus wide wireless network. Middle school students use laptops and teachers use smart boards to integrate technology in their daily classes. Sixth and seventh graders take a weekly course in Word, Excel, Power Point, and programming. Third through fifth graders take a course in basic keyboarding, internet usage and various computer programs.

 

TEST SCORES: Each spring, students in grades 4-8 take the ERB's, a standardized national test of the Educational Records Bureau. Outstanding test results validate the quality of Saklan's academic program.

 

CAMPUS: 2 acre campus under the Redwoods, 13 classrooms, library, administrative offices, 2 playground areas, and a sport court.

 

AREAS SERVED: Alamo, Brentwood, Concord, Danville, Lafayette, Martinez, Montclair, Moraga, Oakland, Orinda, Pleasant Hill, Pinole, San Ramon, Walnut Creek and other communities in the area.

 

BUS SERVICE: Saklan offers daily, round trip bus service to and from Pleasant Hill, Walnut Creek, Lafayette and Orinda.

 

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE:  Available to families of widely varying means; based on demonstrated need. 26% of students currently receive financial assistance.

 

PARENT ASSOCIATION:  Every parent is automatically a member. Monthly meetings and Parent Education events are held throughout the year.

 

EXTENDED DAY:  Available daily from 7:30AM to 6:00PM.

AFTER SCHOOL ENRICHMENT CLASSES:  Classes vary throughout the year and upon interest. Recent offerings included: Gymnastics, Dance, Science, Soccer, Mandarin, and Cooking.

 

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