Search

Upper School Character Development & Outreach

Respect, kindness, honor and integrity are at the foundation of our educational experience.

placeholder+image

Upper School Character Development & Outreach

Kindness, respect and integrity have been at the heart of a Harker education since the school’s inception in 1893. While we help our upper school children develop into accomplished students, we also expect them to value honor and integrity and to be kind, caring and compassionate human beings who want to make a difference.

US Green Girls

Character Development Methods

Upper school students sign the Harker Honor Code each year, pledging to support community principles, including acceptance and openness to a diversity of beliefs, viewpoints and interests. At Harker there is an ecosystem of respect and kindness, and the students care about one another and support each other.

US Outreach

Outreach

Outreach supports academic learning, compassion and deeper connections to the community and the world.

Service and helping others – locally and globally – is in the DNA of the Harker community. More than 300 nonprofit programs are supported by Harker students through fundraisers, advocacy and awareness campaigns and volunteerism. From annually collecting hundreds of pounds of food for local food banks, to presenting youth-generated solutions to global issues on behalf of the nation, Harker students are compassionate, caring citizens of their communities and the world who want to make a difference.

Character Development & Outreach News

View All News Stories

Visit Us

Learn more about The Harker School at one of our upcoming open houses!

RSVP for Admission Events

Request Information

Want to learn more about admission? Submit an inquiry!

Submit An Inquiry

Powered by Finalsite