Carden Academy of Whittier

Welcome to Carden Academy of Whittier, a Preschool through 8th-grade private school in Whittier, California. We offer an innovative program that supports your child`s advancement socially, creatively, physically, and intellectually. The Carden Method builds self-reliance, joyful learning in students, and students become independent thinkers. This strong academic program includes advanced math, classic literature, language arts, history, science and computers.
Enrichment clubs offer choir, chess, Spanish, dance, and after-school sports.
Hot lunch and extended day-care are available.  Summer Program is also offered.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 151 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,000
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded
1964
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
151 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
82%
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade
Carden Academy of Whittier Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size
20 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Uniforms for K - 8th/No jackets

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
This is paid over a ten month period.
Acceptance Rate
98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Jacquie Munnerlyn
Admissions Associate
Jacquie Munnerlyn

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Chess, Choir, Dance, Spanish, Tutoring

School Notes

  • Carden Preschool offers constructive guidance and the development of powers of observation. Experience with music, stories, physical activities, speech, vocabulary, rhythms, games, numbers, art and manipulatives.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Carden Academy of Whittier cost?
Carden Academy of Whittier's tuition is approximately $7,000 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of Carden Academy of Whittier?
The acceptance rate of Carden Academy of Whittier is 98%, which is higher than the national average of 84%.
What sports does Carden Academy of Whittier offer?
Carden Academy of Whittier offers 6 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Gymnastics, Soccer and Track and Field.
When is the application deadline for Carden Academy of Whittier?
The application deadline for Carden Academy of Whittier is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 151 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,000
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Los Angeles County, CA is $16,398 for elementary schools and $21,277 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Los Angeles County, CA is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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