Cascade Canyon School

5.00 (2 reviews)
102 Marinda Drive
Fairfax, CA 94930-0949
Tel: (415)459-3464
Grades: K-8 | 81 students
Each child learns and grows in a different way.
Our role as a school is to nurture individual academic and social growth.
In all aspects of school life, Cascade Canyon School leads children to be creative, critical thinkers who are respectful of each other, and are adept at responding to new challenges.
Our students are appreciative of diversity and active participants in our local and global communities.
They carry with them the academic skills, self-awareness, and confidence to succeed in high school and beyond.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded 1981

Student Body

Total Students 81 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Cascade Canyon School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 16 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Mar. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $19,070
Tuition Notes Financial aid available.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $4,700
Admissions Director Jenn Emberly
Admissions Associate Amy Saavedra


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. AfterSchool Care, Afterschool Music, STEAM/Robotics, Studio4Art STEAM/Robotics, Studio4Art, AfterSchool Care,
Afterschool Music,

School Notes

  • Cascade Canyon School provides a nurturing environment where students arevalued, respected and challenged. We combine rigorous academics, visual and performing arts and multi-disciplinary projects in a curriculum that inspires students to take academic risks and support one another. Connected Community:  Crossage  interaction and close studentteacher relationships strengthen our community and promote caring, kindness and empathy in our students. Hands-On Learning:  Outdoor education trips, art, music, theater and STEAM programs complement our core academics and keep students active and engaged. Success Beyond Cascade Canyon School:  Our graduates are confident, articulate, and self-aware; they are academically and socially equipped to thrive in high school and beyond. 
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School Reviews

   5.00 out of 5 (2 reviews)
5.0 Stars   07/24/15
Our child attended Cascade Canyon School for many years. What a special place - excels in curriculum and advanced in its'' unique social emotional care of kids. No bullies allowed here. Teachers are caring and astute. Focus on arts, music, math and science. Not a sports focused school. Mindfulness teacher offers daily perspective to each class through grant obtained by school. Campus lacks, but the tuition reflects this. Parent body somewhat introverted and newly instigated social events will take time to become part of culture. Play date possibilities minimal due to class size. A child graduates from this K-8 as his or her own unique person -confident, integrated, skilled and ready to take on high school from a solid foundation. We''ve seen many kids graduate and excel with grades, comprehension as well as be comfortable in their own skin in peer groups within high school. Improvements needed with parent moral and parent involvement, as well as facilities. But your child will excel!
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5.0 Stars   07/24/15
I have two boys attending Cascade Canyon School. One is heavy into engineering, math and science and loves the ways these subjects are taught and also infused into the arts and programs. The other is a social and athletic guy who thrives in the natural environment of the school, climbing, building and playing soccer with the other kids K-8, learning upwards and outwards. Accountability is built into the curriculum and every student, every year is guaranteed excellent teachers to help them reach their full potential. I know my boys will be well prepared for the future academically , creatively (they love to invent), physically, socially and emotionally.
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