Carden Academy Of Almaden
5.00 (6 reviews)
- 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 Membership(s)School Assoc.||Other special emphasis association(s)|
|Grades Offered||Grades Kindergarten-8|
|Summer School Offered||Yes|
|Total Students||105 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 45%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||16 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||7:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|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|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$13,900|
|Tuition Notes||Assessment Interview Fee: $100.00Registration Fee: $600.00Tuition (New Student): $13,900.00|
|Admissions Director||Bill Ries, Principal|
|Total Sports Offered||4 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketball, Softball,|
Track and Field, Volleyball,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||10 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Club or Organization:|
After School Science, Girl Scouts, High School Prep, Scrapbooking, Success Chess School
Arts and Music Programs:
After School Dance, Music Enrichment
Recreational Athletic Programs:
One-on-One Basketball, Soccer Shots, Tae Kwon Do
- 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.
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- San Jose Grades: PK-12 | 230 students
5828 Santa Teresa Blvd
San Jose, CA 95123
(408)578-4800 3.2 PK-12
- San Jose Grades: PK-8 | 153 students
1175 Hillsdale Avenue
San Jose, CA 95118
(408)269-2222 2 PK-8
My son started Carden Academy of Almaden in 1st grade. When we were picking which school to send him to, and he was going to multiple shadow days in different schools, after going to Carden Academy he said that he likes this school the best because of the types of kids that are there. We could not agree more. The school provides not only strong academics: there are plenty of schools like that in the Bay Area; Carden Academy provides psychological and moral support and education to the whole child; they teach how to deal with different social situation, they aid with emotional maturity and guide the child along the way. We will be sending our daughter here in 2 years.
- Posted by Parent - YB
We transferred our son to Carden Academy from a top rated public school at the beginning of third grade and couldn't be happier with our decision. The school is very well managed with an impressive staff of teachers and administrators. The Carden philosophy and their teaching strategies have been extremely effective; it is easy to see why it works. In addition to a rich, well rounded curriculum, including foreign language and PE every day, the small class sizes make learning so much easier for all. We also appreciate the strong emphasis the school places on respect for others as well as yourself. We feel fortunate to be a part of such a wonderful school and highly recommend.
- Posted by Parent - kwhit
Go to this school. Carden of Almaden is a great school, high standards and amazing results. We have had our kids enrolled at Carden Academy at earlier campus in Santa Clara and was an easy decision to stick with Carden through search for new campus and transition to Almaden. The adminstration, faculty, and families make a great community. In addition to curiculum and standards, many other programs to participate in and grow well rounded minds. Untimately our children are most prepared for high school and continuing into higher education.
- Posted by Parent - Abair
My daughter was in the Kindergarten class last year, and 1st this year, and I could not be more happy with the school. The small group work has allowed her to work at her level, and feel challenged yet supported. The special subject teachers are great. Every day I pick her up, I always ask her what was her favorite part of the day, and it is almost something different. The new song she learned in Spanish, the game they played in PE, the iPads they use on Fridays, the Alice in Wonderland song they learned in music, the drawing she made in computers, the book she picked at the library, etc. The school has a small environment and family feeling, yet has the facilities and space of a larger school. Tons of outdoor space for the kids to run around. I love that they get up to 30 minutes of playground time in the morning between drop off and start of school, plus 2 twenty minute recces times, and daily PE. The teachers and administration are very responsive. I had questions about how my daughter was doing in class, and immediately scheduled a meeting with the teacher and the director of education, where they walked through every question I had, and gave helpful suggestions on how to improve things for her. The school is so smoothly run, everything from morning drop off and pick up routine, teacher escorts from your car with umbrellas on rainy days, and special performances. We look forward to many more years at Carden Academy.
- Posted by Parent - rache
My son really enjoyed Carden for the past eight years. He enjoy the four wonderful teachers, in Science, English, Math, Computers, and Music. They gave him the essential tools of knowledge and personality to help my son be ready for high school and future.
- Posted by Parent - Sandr
Carden Academy of Almaden is a great school. We have three daughters enroll at this school. Ms. Baker is a wonderful math teacher. We love her. Thank you so much Ms. Baker for helping our daughters to improve math. We're looking forward to enroll our new born baby in a next five years.
- Posted by Parent - lynnv
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