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.

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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.: 45%
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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