Carden Academy of Santa Clara

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The mission of Carden Academy of Santa Clara (formerly Carden El Encanto) is to provide children with a solid foundation in the academic subjects, to awaken them to the beauty in nature, music and art, to develop their characters as a basis for joyful and fulfilling lives, and to create leaders who will stand prepared to meet the challenges of the future with confidence.
We believe that all children are good; all children are intelligent, and all children want to learn.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 343 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,050
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Top Rankings

Carden Academy of Santa Clara ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1973
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
343 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Carden Academy of Santa Clara Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Uniform

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
5% sibling discount
Admissions Director
Pamela Verrey

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
22 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Actors Express, Chess, Chorus, Computer Enrichment/Robotics, Cooking, Dance, Drama, Golf, High School Prep, Hindi, Homework room, Mandarin, Piano, Robotics, Science Adventures, Scouting: Boys and Girls, Soccer, Spanish, Speech and Debate, Summer Camp, TaeKwonDo, Violin

School Notes

  • Carden's time-tested, quality curriculum has been consistently teaching children for over 70 years nationwide. The curriculum begins with three-year-old children and continues through the eighth grade, each level reinforcing and building upon the strengths gained by the student from the previous year. The curriculum places a heavy emphasis on a solid foundation in the core academics along with critical thinking, as well as visual, fine and performing arts, fitness and wellness, and character building. Each child benefits since the program is tailored to the individual strengths of the child.
  • "Life is a joy, so should be learning." - Mae Carden
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Carden Academy of Santa Clara cost?
Carden Academy of Santa Clara's tuition is approximately $12,050 for private students.
What sports does Carden Academy of Santa Clara offer?
Carden Academy of Santa Clara offers 4 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Flag Football, Softball and Volleyball.
What is Carden Academy of Santa Clara's ranking?
Carden Academy of Santa Clara ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Largest student body and Most extracurriculars offered.
When is the application deadline for Carden Academy of Santa Clara?
The application deadline for Carden Academy of Santa Clara is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 343 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,050
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in Santa Clara, CA is $16,989 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

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