The Carey School

Tel: (650)345-8205
Grades: PK-5 | 220 students
The Carey School, founded in 1928, is an accredited, independent co-educational private day school located in San Mateo, CA.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Other school association(s)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-5
Year Founded 1928

Student Body

Total Students 220 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
42%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade The Carey School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 18 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Lisa Fowler
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The average private school tuition in San Mateo County, CA is $13,659 for elementary schools and $25,778 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in San Mateo County, CA is 70% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).
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