The Carey School

  • The Carey School, founded in 1928, is an accredited, independent co-educational private day school located in San Mateo, CA.

Top Placements

The Carey School places among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Year Founded1928

Student Body

Total Students260 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
52%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade The Carey School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size18 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 19
Admissions DirectorIda Gruber

School Notes

  • The Carey School, founded in 1928, is an accredited, independent co-educational private day school located in San Mateo, CA.
Show me:
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Burlingame
     The Nueva School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: PK-12 | 889 students
    3.7 miles
    6565 Skyline Blvd
    Burlingame, CA 94010
    (650)350-4528
    3.7 PK-12
    889
  • San Mateo
    Grades: PK-8 | 297 students
    1.5 miles
    16 Baldwin Avenue
    San Mateo, CA 94401
    (650)274-0728
    1.5 PK-8
    297
  • San Mateo
    Grades: K-8 | 609 students
    1 miles
    910 S El Camino Real
    San Mateo, CA 94402
    (650)343-1373
    1 K-8
    609
  • Belmont
    Grades: PK-5 | 229 students
    2.2 miles
    2820 Ponce Avenue
    Belmont, CA 94002
    (650)596-9100
    2.2 PK-5
    229
  • South San Francisco
    Mills Montessori
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-3 | 50 students
    10.3 miles
    1400 Hillside Blvd
    South San Francisco, CA 94080
    (650)616-9000
    10.3 PK-3
    50

School Reviews

Endorse The Carey School. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Recent Articles
We take a detailed look at the three popular early childhood methods to help you determine which one best suits your needs and requirements.
This article aggregates all the articles I have written about running a small private school. Use it as a handbook and a reminder of things you should look at from time to time.
Ever wish you could pick the brain of A+ students? Well, we did it for you — we spoke with dozens of students and educators to find out their secrets for success.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Middle name:
Student Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        
Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.:
Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in San Mateo, CA is $35,851 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).