Clariden School

The Clariden School offers next generation learning to a global community of independent thinkers.
Our college-bound students stand out with their creativity and drive.
The school is located on 23 beautiful acres across from a park nad the school has a fine arts building, full size gymnasium, library, chemistry, makerspace classroom, and computer labs with 3D printers.
It is an award-winning Project-Based Learning environment stimulates these qualities from pre-school (3yrs old) through high-school graduation. Build a rocket, hatch chickens, design a robot, publish a book, construct a bridge, record an album, become an Imagineer - these are not once a year "fair" projects - they are part of the daily curriculum! Clariden kids are challenged, engaged and happy because they are empowered to create real-world solutions to real-world problems. By collaborating in small teams, conducting field studies, and making multi-media presentations, they learn crucial communication and leadership skills that build confidence.
All projects are carefully and deliberately mapped to state standards and created to support students` interests. It is our mission to Ignite Curiosity, Encourage Innovation and Discover Genius!.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Texas Association of Accredited Private Schools (TAAPS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1986

Student Body

Total Students146 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade Clariden School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size15 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAlgebra I - Honors, Algebra II - Honors, Biology - Honors, Calculus - Honors, Chemistry - Honors, Economics - Honors, English I - Honors, English II - Honors, English III - Honors, English IV - Honors, Geometry - Honors, Government - Honors, Latin/Geography - Honors, Paleobiology - Honors, Physics - Honors, PreCalc/Trig - Honors, US History - Honors, World History - Honors
Average SAT score1205
Average ACT score27
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition ranges from $9,276 to $18,304
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$9,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorAngela Naples
Admissions AssociateAngie Gofredo


Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Drama Club, Odyssey of the Mind, Student Council, The Clariden School offers various After School Activities to students.

School Notes

  • Small class sizes allow our highly qualified staff to engage students with challenging and innovation-driven curriculum that makes learning relevant.  Students use hands-on, active, project-based learning to complete challenging projects that will have real world applications. The program requires students thoroughly understand, integrate and apply their knowledge. 

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The average private school tuition in Texas is $8,312 for elementary schools and $11,355 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Texas is 85% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).