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The Clariden School is one of the premier, private, nonsectarian, co-educational schools in Texas, offering next generation learning to a global community of independent thinkers.
Our college-bound students stand out as individuals who are Makers, Designers, and Explorers.
The school is nestled on 23 beautiful acres in the sophisticated city of Southlake, about 30 minutes from Dallas, Irving, Arlington, and Fort Worth.
We feature a fine arts building, full-size gymnasium, library, outdoor classroom, makerspace, and computer lab with 3D printers. Our new STEAM building will add an additional science lab and upper-school classrooms.
Our award-winning Project-Based Learning environment stimulates and enriches learning. From building a rocket, to hatching chickens, and publishing a book - our curriculum is both challenging and fun!
By collaborating in small teams, conducting field studies, and making multi-media presentations, our students 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!

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 170 students
  • Acceptance rate: 75%
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

The Clariden School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Texas for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
1986

Student Body

Total Students
170 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
The Clariden School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
33%
Average Class Size
13 students
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Algebra 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 score
1205
Average ACT score
27
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition ranges from $9,276 to $18,304
% on Financial Aid
10%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$9,000
Acceptance Rate
75%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Sabina Stone

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

Extracurriculars

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. 
Profile last updated: 12/09/2021

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 170 students
  • Acceptance rate: 75%
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Tarrant County, TX is $10,279 for elementary schools and $11,876 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Tarrant County, TX is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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