Carden Academy Of Almaden

5200 Dent Avenue,
San Jose, CA, 95118-0408
Tel: (408)265-3392
Life is a joy.
And at Carden Academy, we believe that learning should be a joy as well.
By combining a thoughtful, contemporary approach to student learning with traditional values of education we help nurture confident, accomplished children who are ready to take on the challenges and opportunities of life. 

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other special emphasis association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1973

Student Body

Total Students n/a
Student Body Type Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Average Class Size 18 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniforms required)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $13,900
Tuition Notes Assessment Interview Fee: $100.00 Registration Fee: $600.00 Tuition (New Student): $13,900.00
Admissions Director Bill Ries, Principal

Sports

Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballSoftball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. After School Dance, After School Science, Girl Scouts, High School Prep, Music Enrichment, One-on-One Basketball, Scrapbooking, Soccer Shots, Success Chess School, Tae Kwon Do Girl Scouts, Scrapbooking, Soccer Shots, Tae Kwon Do, After School Dance,
After School Science,
High School Prep,
Music Enrichment,
One-on-One Basketball,
Success Chess School,

School Notes:

  • Carden Academy is a co-educational, non-sectarian, independent private elementary and middle school. The curriculum emphasizes the interrelationship of the subjects presented. Carden is concerned with development of the whole child. It has a well-rounded program that includes language arts, literature, mathematics, geography, history, science, physical education, French, Mandarin, music, art, and drama. A variety of after school enrichment is also available to every student. Here, you’ll find our students are fully engaged. Each and every one of ourteachers and staff take the time to get to know the students and place anemphasis on individualized attention and small group learning. Ouracademics are challenging, and our curriculum is well rounded. The resultis an education where students are ready for high school, and beyond. Visit our website or, better yet, schedule a visit today. And see whyCarden Academy is a place where children become confident andaccomplished. 
  • Profile last updated: 10/31/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Sierra Elementary & High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sierra Elementary & High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Justin Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • Santa Clara Sierra Elementary & High School
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    Santa Clara , CA , 95051
    (408)247-4740
    0.5  mi  |  95  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Santa Clara
    St Justin Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    2655 Homestead Rd
    Santa Clara , CA , 95051
    (408)248-1094
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.5  mi  |  283  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Santa Clara
    Jubilee Academy
    2499 Homestead Road
    Santa Clara , CA , 95050
    (408)244-9777
    0.7  mi  |  40  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
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    Live Oak Academy
    Alternative School (Christian)
    2499 Homestead Road
    Santa Clara , CA , 95050
    (408)355-4787
    Alternative School (Christian)
    0.7  mi  |  262  students  |  Gr.  K-12
  • Santa Clara
    Neighborhood Christian Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Christian)
    887 Pomeroy Ave
    Santa Clara , CA , 95051
    (408)984-3418
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Christian)
    0.7  mi  |  126  students  |  Gr.  K-1

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