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K-8
Private
Fresno, CA
Students enrolled: 125

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6901 North Maple Avenue
Fresno, CA 93710

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(559) 323-0126
(559) 323-0980
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July 21, 2014
If you are looking for a school that will give your child a solid educational foundation for the rest of their academic career, this is the place. Reading, writing, math, foreign language, music and art, all make up this outstanding curriculum, in a small classroom environment where the child can thrive.

- submitted by a parent
June 23, 2013
Carden school of Fresno is one of the best schools in Fresno unlike St Anthony and Granite Ridge Carden's teacher teach important lessons that will help you succeed in life. When I went to Carden in 7th grade the teachers were wonderful especially the teacher in the English Department who revealed all interesting novels such as Hemingway, Stevens and Bradbury. When your child goes to our school he will be prepared for his journey to high school and beyond and will be ahead of all the other children, our 8th grade of 2013 class scored post high school. Off all my 3 years of going to Carden I would like to say thank you to the principals for the timeless effort to make our school great. Former Student

- submitted by a community member
November 14, 2010
My child transition to public school, but math was below for acceptance to Algebra, despite getting A's at Carden

- submitted by a parent
July 07, 2009
My four year daughter completed the Carden JK 3/4 year old program in June. She is a very active outgoing child so when we enrolled her we were concerned about her ability to sit still and learn in the Carden environment. Not only did she excel she can't wait to get back there next year.

- submitted by a parent
May 31, 2009
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- submitted by a student
April 06, 2009
Carden is an excellent academic school. However, they push the children to advance above their abilities. It is done too early in their development. We found our daughter exceeding academically but being so overwhelmed that she did not enjoy school at the age of 4. Moreover, there is not enough emphais on other aspects of learning to make a child complete. Carden needs to be careful of it's strict expectations. There are ways to make learning enjoyable!

- submitted by a parent
March 10, 2009
I have both of my children at Carden, and I was a student of Carden myself from K-8th grade. I can't say enough great things about this school. The teachers are fantastic, and the curriculum is far superior to any other I've seen. Not only are my children performing well above grade level (and loving their studies), but their schooling reinforces the values we teach at home: discipline, ethics, hard work, and being well-rounded. I think it's rare to find these attributes, especially combined with a warm, loving atmosphere. Carden School does exactly that. I would recommend this school wholeheartedly to anyone looking for a top-notch education for their child.

- submitted by a parent
January 21, 2009
I have 2 children that attend Carden School of Fresno. I have nothing but praise for the teachers and staff of this school. The curriculum is challenging and it keeps my children stimulated. I also completely believe in the current parent run school board. What attracted me to the school was the fact that the school has a strict code of conduct. It isn't for everybody but if you want a structured well disciplined jump start on your childs future, I recommend you send them to Carden.

- submitted by a parent
June 10, 2008
I am a recent graduate from Carden School of Fresno. While at Carden, I seldom realized the outstanding material I was learning. After graduating from Carden in 2008, I took SAT I. You can not believe how simple most of the questions were to me, because of my background as a Carden student. You will not regret sending your child to this school. After your child's journey at Carden, he/she will be as proud as I am when we say 'I am a Carden School of Fresno student.'

- submitted by a parent
June 10, 2008
I am a recent graduate from Carden School of Fresno. While at Carden, I seldom realized the outstanding material I was learning. After graduating from Carden in 2008, I took SAT I. You can not believe how simple most of the questions were to me, because of my background as a Carden student. You will not regret sending your child to this school. After your child's journey at Carden, he/she will be as proud as I am when we say 'We are Carden School of Fresno's students.'

- submitted by a student
no rating April 03, 2008
Carden has taught my son so much, he's has learned so much, his mind gets challenge every day. Small classes make it easier for teachers to interact more with each students. great school highly recommended to anyone who wants their child to reach their full potential.

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January 27, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
December 27, 2007
great education, although the classroom for Pre-K was a bit cramped in the bungalow

- submitted by a parent
September 12, 2007
Our daughter has attended COS since kindergarten and is now in the 5th grade. As parents we notice that, as a rule, Carden students reflect the school's emphasis on character and individual responsibility. We have always been impressed with the way even the oldest students relate to our daughter. This school maintains a high academic standard and is easy to recommend. Don't be put off by the sub-standard facilities.

- submitted by a parent
July 23, 2007
My husband and I are both professionals and we have found Carden's reputation to be greatly exaggerated. Carden has some talented teachers, but the leadership has been, at best, problematic. The school is also quite weak in its science curriculum.

- submitted by a parent
April 16, 2007
Carden offers a terrfic academic experience. Carden is a school where the child comes first the school strives for academic excellence and is a safe nurturing enviroment. The teachers are terrific, kind aknowledgeable and [caring]. The Director is a the reason we enrolled. She educated us on the Carden Method and how it can bring out the best in our children. The one draw back I see is the parent run board which can seems to on ocasion put their childs interest above the good of the school.

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April 06, 2007
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January 27, 2007
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August 08, 2006
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July 06, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
June 30, 2006
Great caring nututing enviroment. Provides a holistic learning experince benefiting the whole child. Terrific teachers, Director is wonderful, Music program is outstanding, French Teacher is great, Wonderful gym teacher. Jsut a great enviroment!

- submitted by a parent
June 19, 2006
Carden School has been a great disapointment. It's true that there are some fabulous teachers, but the overall curriculum is inferior to the public schools (with the exception of language arts).

- submitted by a parent
June 10, 2006
Absoultly a great educaional experience.

- submitted by a parent
no rating June 04, 2006
Carden has lots to offer-music, french, and computers, however, the director doen't generate a good moral amongst staff and sometimes has an agenda all her own. Communication lacks most times between her and staff. Staff has a good knowledge and foundation of Carden curriculum and teaching to the levels of each child.

- submitted by a staff
no rating May 26, 2006
This is a fantantastic school with a curriculum that focuses on the basics. Your child will be prepared for the future!

- submitted by a former student
May 23, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
April 24, 2006
Great school - Terrific Curriculim, Wonderful teachers, Campus does not p[resent well buyt the education is first rate.

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April 02, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
March 24, 2006
Carden School of Fresno may not look like much from the street view. I hoped that the quality of education within the classrooms were of a higher standard than the sub-standard, aging building. I have been pleasantly pleased with the quality of education, emphasis on character and encouragement of extra activiies, i.e. French, Music, Drama and Computer classes. I have found the majority of parents to be highly concerned and especially involved the education and care of their children. Each of the families I have met recognize the importance of education. The teachers are committed to the Carden method and the continuity of method is valuable as children change grades. I am very pleased with our decision to enroll our children at Carden School of Fresno.

- submitted by a parent
March 20, 2006
Several of my children have gone to Carden and it has been a terrfic academic experience for them. Carden is a school where the child comes first the school strives for academic excellence and is a safe nurturing enviroment. The teachers are wondeful, exeprienced, highly skilled and teach becasue they love the profession. The Director is kind and knows each child by name. She is a great addition to the school. Carden brought out the best in my children giving them the skills and confidence they need to go out into the world!

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February 22, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
February 21, 2006
I think this is a great school. It has excellent music programs and great academics. The level of parent participation is high.

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January 19, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
November 16, 2005
Horrible school. We sent our four year old for Pre-K, and it was a disaster. The school was unresponsive and unhelpful, and blamed all of the problems on our son, who had never had a behavior problem anywhere. Ultimately, we left the school. We want to warn all parents not to send their children to Carden. The school is a terrible and negative environment.

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September 05, 2005
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July 20, 2004
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- submitted by a parent
September 06, 2003
Our children have been attending the Carden School for the past nine years. The school has consistently provided a strong academic program with teachers who challenge the students. Because of the small class size, the children receive all the individual attention they need. The Middle School (6-8th grades) curriculum includes French, Spanish and Latin instruction weekly which I think is hard to find in Fresno.

- submitted by a parent
August 28, 2003
Our family loves Carden School of Fresno! And my daughter thoroughly enjoys school. The high academic standards, character development, nurturing, and non-competitive environment are the features that convinced us to place our daughter at Carden. The classical education, with an emphasis on kindness, dignity, and respect makes this school a real winner.

- submitted by a parent
August 28, 2003
With two children enrolled I have to say our experience at Carden has been terrific. The teachers are all dedicated and have made a tremendous difference in our children s education.

- submitted by a parent
August 26, 2003
My daughter has bloomed at CSOF. The warm, yet orderly environment has been a real plus. And I love the fact that they have high expectations for her academic achievement, and do not skimp on the arts or physical fitness.

- submitted by a parent
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Carden School Of Fresno
6901 North Maple Avenue, Fresno, CA  93710
(559) 323-0126
Last modified Carden School Of Fresno is a Private school that serves grades K-8
Carden School Of Fresno Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 40 reviews. Top