Carden Cascade Academy

  • Carden Cascade Academy, a private school where children receive a classical, formal and joyful education.
  • Carden Cascade is one of many schools nationwide using the highly acclaimed Carden Method along with the entire Carden Curriculum.
  • Our teachers' certification and regular attendance at the specialized Carden courses of study offered by the Carden Educational Foundation, assure our compliance with the regulations set for all Carden Schools.
  • Membership in the Oregon Federation of Independent Schools combines with a strong interest in contributing to a sound educational setting for the children in Portland and the neighboring communities.
  • Carden Cascade Academy accepts all children regardless of race, creed, religion or nationality.
  • We are not equipped to handle children with disciplinary or severe academic problems, health difficulties, or emotional problems. These comments are the property of Carden Cascade Academy.
  • We reserve the right to edit, amend or remove comments for legal reasons, policy reasons or any other reasons we judge fit.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.State or regional independent school association
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded1994
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students83 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
70%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Carden Cascade Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
1%
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition Notes$200.00 Application & Testing Fee $400.00 Enrollment Fee $400.00 Book & Computer Fee $13,000.00 Annual Tuition for Preschool, Jr. Kindergarten, K-4th Grades $13,500 Annual Tuition for 5th-8th Grades
Admissions DirectorMrs. Deborah Baker
Admissions AssociateMrs. Hicks

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Lego Robotics

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Imagination Yoga, Soccer Shots, Taekwondo

School Notes

  • Carden Cascade Academy, a private school where children receive a classical, formal and joyful education. Carden Cascade is one of many schools nationwide using the highly acclaimed Carden Method along with the entire Carden Curriculum. Our teachers' certification and regular attendance at the specialized Carden courses of study offered by the Carden Educational Foundation, assure our compliance with the regulations set for all Carden Schools. Membership in the Oregon Federation of Independent Schools combines with a strong interest in contributing to a sound educational setting for the children in Portland and the neighboring communities. Carden Cascade Academy accepts all children regardless of race, creed, religion or nationality. We are not equipped to handle children with disciplinary or severe academic problems, health difficulties, or emotional problems. These comments arethe property of Carden Cascade Academy We reserve the right to edit, amend or remove comments for legal reasons, policy reasons or any other reasons we judge fit.

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