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FOUNDED: 1954 Student Body

 

ENROLLMENT: Approximately 117 students

 

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

 

FACULTY & STAFF:  29 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. Fourth and fifth graders utilize class sets of chrome books to incorporate technology in class. Third through fifth graders take an information technology class for 2 out of 3 trimesters. Lower school students use iPads to practice skills in all subject areas.

 

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 and Lafayette.

 

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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