The Carden Preschool - 8th grade curriculum encompasses art, music, drama and French.
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 (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 267 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,000
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1964
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
267 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
82%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Carden Whittier School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size
20 students
Number of AP Courses
3 courses
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(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
Anita Raver
Admissions Associate
Jacquie Munnerlyn

Sports

Total Sports Offered
7 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
and Golf, Band, 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.

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 267 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,000
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Los Angeles County, CA is $14,652 for elementary schools and $19,700 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Los Angeles County, CA is 82% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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