Carden Whittier School

11537 Grovedale Drive
Whittier, CA 90604
Tel: (562)694-1879
Grades: PK-8 | 298 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 298 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Carden Whittier School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 20 students
Number of AP Courses 3 courses
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
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Anita Raver
Admissions Associate Jacquie Munnerlyn


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


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.

Nearby Private 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)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Whittier
    Morningstar Christian Academy
    Alternative School (Christian)
    Grades: K-12 | 210 students
    0.4 miles
    16241 Leffingwell Road
    Whittier, CA 90603
  • La Mirada
    Grades: NS-5 | 281 students
    0.8 miles
    12200 Oxford Drive
    La Mirada, CA 90638
  • Whittier
    St Bruno Parish School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: KG-8 | 300 students
    0.8 miles
    15700 Citrustree Rd
    Whittier, CA 90603
  • Whittier
    Whittier KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 44 students
    0.9 miles
    10704 Scott Ave.
    Whittier, CA 90604
  • La Mirada
    Grades: K-9 | 263 students
    1.1 miles
    13021 Santa Gertrudes Ave
    La Mirada, CA 90638

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