Carden Whittier School

  • 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.

School Overview

Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1964
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students267 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
82%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Carden Whittier School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size20 students
Number of AP Courses3 courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Uniforms for K - 8th/No jackets)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,000
Tuition NotesThis is paid over a ten month period.
Acceptance Rate
98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorAnita Raver
Admissions AssociateJacquie Munnerlyn

Sports

Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBallet, Basketball, Cheering, Flag Football, Golf, Softball, VolleyballBalletBasketball,
CheeringFlag Football,
GolfSoftball,
Volleyball

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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