Carden Whittier School

11537 Grovedale Drive,
Whittier, CA, 90604
     Tel: (562)694-1879
Grades: PK - 8 | 318 students
The Carden Preschool - 8th grade curriculum encompasses art, music, drama and French.
This strong academic program includes advanced math, classic literature, language arts, history, science and computers.
Enrichment clubs offer choir, chess, Spanish, dance, and after-school sports.
Hot lunch and extended day-care are available.
Summer Program is also offered.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1964

Student Body

Total Students 318 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Carden Whittier School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 70%
Average Class Size 20 students
Number of AP Courses 3 courses
Average SAT score 90
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Uniforms for K - 8th/No jackets)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $7,000
Tuition Notes This is paid over a ten month period.
Acceptance Rate 98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Anita Raver
Admissions Associate Jacquie Munnerlyn

Sports

Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Ballet, Basketball, Cheering, Flag Football, Golf, Softball, VolleyballBalletBasketball,
CheeringFlag Football,
GolfSoftball,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band, Dance, Chess, Spanish, Choir,Tutoring, and Golf Band, Dance, Chess, Spanish, Choir,Tutoring, and Golf,

School Notes:

Carden Preschool offers constructive guidance and the development of powers of observation. Experience with music, stories, physical activities, speech, vocabulary, rhythms, games, numbers, art and manipulatives.

Profile last updated: 07/30/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Morningstar Christian Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Morningstar Christian Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Heights Christian Schools - La Mirada Campus (0.8 miles away)
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