Carden Memorial School

Tel: (801)486-4895
Carden Memorial School was first established in an old red brick house at 288 North Main St. in 1969 by Donald and Anna Lou Jeffs with a student body of forty.
The school is today, in 2008-2009, entering its 40th year with an enrollment of nearly 400 students in grades Junior Kindergarten through the 8th grade in the former Highland Park School located at 1452 East 2700 South.
Carden Memorial School is a traditional day school which is based upon the philosophy and teaching techniques of the late Mae Carden who conducted training courses in California over a period of several years which the directors and teachers attended.
She also made annual visits to the school for the purpose of demonstration teaching until shortly before her death in 1977 at the age of 82.
At this time the school's name was changed to Carden Memorial School.
We still have on the faculty, teachers who attended Carden courses or were students who remember Miss Carden's annual visits.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Christian (no specific denomination)
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 9

Student Body

Total Students 358 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 12%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Seps Learning Center (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Redeemer Lutheran School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is J E Cosgriff Memorial Catholic School (1.7 miles away)
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  • Salt Lake City Redeemer Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    1955 E Stratford Ave
    Salt Lake City , UT , 84106
    (801)487-6283
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    0.8  mi  |  120  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Salt Lake City
    Seps Learning Center
    Alternative School
    2120 S 1300 E Ste 202
    Salt Lake City , UT , 84106
    (801)467-2122
    Alternative School
    0.9  mi  |  28  students  |  Gr.  K-12
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    Gateway Academy
    All-boys | Alternative School
    2487 S 700 E
    Salt Lake City , UT , 84106
    (801)463-7888
    All-boys | Alternative School
    1.2  mi  |  34  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Salt Lake City
    Salt Lake Junior Academy
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    965 E 3370 S
    Salt Lake City , UT , 84106
    (801)467-1374
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    1.3  mi  |  49  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Salt Lake City
    J E Cosgriff Memorial Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    2335 Redondo Avenue
    Salt Lake City , UT , 84108
    (801)486-3197
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.7  mi  |  325  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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