Carden Conservatory Preschool, Elementary & Junior High School

  • Carden Conservatory is a private school specializing in preschool through junior high. We proudly feature a strong academic program, balanced by Music, Art, Computers, Spanish, Drama, Physical Education and after-school programs.
  • Our teachers ensure your child receives the most complete education possible in a safe and nurturing environment.

School Overview

Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1980

Student Body

Total Students106 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 43%
Students by GradeCarden Conservatory Preschool, Elementary & Junior High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size10 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(School Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition varies, based on grade. Financial Assistance available.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions DirectorShagha Ghonouie


Total Sports Offered10 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Flag Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Kayaking, Soccer, Softball, Surf Team, Track and FieldBaseballBasketball,
Flag FootballGolf,
Surf TeamTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Golf, Homework Club

Club or Organization:
After School Club, Private Tutoring, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Private Music Lessons

School Notes

  • Carden Consrvatory specializes in small class sizes, with individualized curriculum.  We ensure smooth transitions for all incoming students, including mid-year transfers. With birthdate flexibility for Kindergarten students, your child does not need to fall behind because of their date of birth. 
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  6/23/2017
Teachers are wonderful- my kids are learning on a higher level than their peers and they love their school. Smaller class sizes means more active participation in the classroom. JH electives include paddle boarding, fitness and bowling. They also have all school yoga, music, and cooking classes for older kids. The families here are friendly and I have enjoyed being a part of this amazing community. Both my kids tested in all honors classes for high school and are thriving because of the study skills that they learned here.
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5  6/23/2017
This is a fantastic school. It is a fun, safe school where the kids are encouraged to challenge themselves academically. My kids love their teachers and friends here. They have a music program, Spanish classes, cooking, yoga, a school vegetable garden and other fun programs. The kids learn to organize themselves and tend to do well academically.
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5  2/27/2013
This school has been an amazing experience for our family. The classroom environment is friendly and everyone is eager to learn. It is wonderful to see all of the students interacting with each other, and no bulling of other students. Both of my children attend Carden, and it is great that there is no struggle going to school in the morning. They are both ready to go and happy to be at school.
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