The Carey School

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

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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 Students258 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
30%
State avg.: 45%
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. 20
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.

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  • Burlingame
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    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 | 611 students
    1 miles
    910 S El Camino Real
    San Mateo, CA 94402
    (650) 343-1373
    1 K-8
    611
  • Belmont
    Grades: PK-5 | 158 students
    2.2 miles
    2820 Ponce Avenue
    Belmont, CA 94002
    (650) 596-9100
    2.2 PK-5
    158
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    10.3 miles
    1400 Hillside Blvd
    South San Francisco, CA 94080
    (650) 616-9000
    10.3 PK-5
    117

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