Carlthorp School

438 San Vicente Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90402-0904
     Tel: (310)451-1332
Grades: K - 6 | 282 students
Carlthorp School, established in 1939, is the oldest independent school in Santa Monica.
Though the breadth of our curriculum has radically expanded in the last seventy-four years, our basic philosophy remains the same; we focus on the child as a whole, helping each to grow academically, socially, and ethically - all within the framework of a traditionally academic school.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 6
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2006

Student Body

Total Students 282 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 37%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Carlthorp School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(School uniforms which offer choice and flexibility)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Nov. 1 / Jan. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $23,589
Admissions Director Lynn Wagmeister

Sports

Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Basketball, Football, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballFootball,
SoccerTrack and Field,
Volleyball

School Notes:

Carlthorp School provides a strong academic foundation in a diverse and nurturing school community that emphasizes traditional values, disciplined work habits, and excllence in order to prepare our students to achieve their highest potential in education and life.

Profile last updated: 06/20/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St. Monica Catholic High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Matthew's Parish School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Matthew's Parish School (0.6 miles away)
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  • Pacific PalisadesSt. Matthew's Parish School
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  • Santa MonicaSt. Monica Catholic Elementary School
      (Roman Catholic)
    1039 7th Street
    Santa MonicaCA 90403
    (310)451-9801
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.8 mi | 297 students | Gr. K-8                      
  • Santa MonicaSt. Monica Catholic High School
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    1030 Lincoln Blvd
    Santa MonicaCA 90403
    (310)394-3701
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    1008 11th St
    Santa MonicaCA 90403
    (310)395-7292
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