The Crowden School

     Tel: (510)559-6910
Grades: 4 - 8 | 65 students
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The Crowden School for grades 4-8 provides a distinguished academic program with music at its heart.
Small class sizes
Expert and passionate faculty 
Excellent high school placement
If your children have an interest or talent for music, they will thrive in an environment this focused, this passionate, and this personal—and be transformed.
We believe that encouraging the love of music is one of the greatest gifts you can give your child.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. State or regional independent school association
Grades Offered Grades 4 - 8
Year Founded 1983

Student Body

Total Students 65 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 42%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade The Crowden School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 12 students
Advanced Courses AP Music Theory  
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $23,600
Tuition Notes Financial aid available. Lower tuition for 4th and 5th grades.
% on Financial Aid 50%
Admissions Director Lauren Eigenbrode

School Notes:

For grades 4 – 8: distinguished academic program with music at its heart

Intellectually engaging, project-based curriculum that develops critical thinking, teamwork, and creativity

Academic subjects: Art, English, French, History, Mathematics, Physical Education, Science

Music subjects: Instrumental Studies, Small Ensembles, Orchestra, Chorus, Musicianship and Composition, Music History

For students with a general interest in music as well as gifted young musicians

Beginners on string instruments welcome to apply for 4th and 5th grades

Small class settings (average class size 12)

Passionate, dedicated, and expert faculty

Excellent high school placement

School hours (8am – 3:30pm) include two hours of music daily

After-school program available

Payment plans and financial aid available

Profile last updated: 07/16/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St Mary's College High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cedar Creek Montessori School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Cedar Creek Montessori School (0.2 miles away)
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