Upper School Support & Services

We look after the academic, social and emotional well-being of our students, offering support and services to meet our students’ individual needs.

Upper School Support & Services

At Harker, our commitment to your teens academic, social and emotional growth starts well before the first day of school. We tailor our students' academic placement to meet their individual needs.

Working with our academic dean, your child will make a four-year curriculum plan as a freshman that fulfills graduation requirements and offers breathing room to explore academic electives and pursue extracurricular activities. Beyond academic support, we offer a variety of support services for your teen and your family to thrive at Harker.

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Academic Support

Our academic dean, counselors and teachers provide consistent academic support and actively follow studentsprogress. Our academic support services include:

  • Academic counseling: Our academic counselors and K-12 learning specialist help students navigate their upper school academic experience, offering advice and guidance throughout these critical years of learning.
  • College counseling: Our college counselors work with you and your student to develop a strategic plan as the college search and admission process nears in the junior and senior years. Learn more about our college counseling.
  • Harker parent education: To help continually foster a healthy home and school environment, we offer parent workshops on a variety of timely topics.


We nurture the holistic health and well-being of our students with a variety of complementary services.

Food Program

Our cafeteria features fresh, local and seasonal foods prepared by our head chef, who understands that healthy, tasty foods support teens’ healthy brain development.

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Health & Wellness

We value healthy living here at Harker. Beyond our physical education classes and sports teams, we address issues related to health and wellness in programs like Living with Intent, Focus and Enthusiasm (LIFE).

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Safety & Security

The Harker School employs comprehensive measures to provide a safe, secure and nurturing environment.

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Our extensive library features wide-ranging resources for our students to perform advanced research.

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Our vision is that all of our students will learn to manage digital tools in powerful and ethical ways to meet their educational goals and further their understanding of the world.

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We have a variety of transportation options to help our busy families:

  • intercampus shuttle
  • bus service in surrounding area
  • car pool

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