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K-5|Private
236 students
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School leader:  Mrs. Erika Silk
2101 Alameda De Las Pulgas
San Mateo, CA 94403

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(650) 345-8205
(650) 345-2528
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Best known for
"The Carey School inspires curious, confident and joyful learners."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Transportation
    None
  • Facilities
    Art room, Computer lab, Garden / Greenhouse...
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
  • Arts
    None
  • World languages
    French, Spanish
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17 reviews

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Overall:
Submitted by a parent · September 04, 2015
The Carey School is the best elementary school in the peninsula. It's curriculum, teachers and administrators are first-rate and the small community is a wonderful world for the children to grow up within. Unlike many independent schools,... more

Amount of homework: Agree
Submitted by a parent · September 04, 2015
Homework steps up in 4th and 5th grade and it helped prepare the students for a more challenging middle school experience. The 5th graders were highly prepared for middle school and beyond.

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Submitted by a parent · December 17, 2014
My child attended from Pre-K through 2nd grade. Our experience through 1st grade was average - many times my husband and I questioned whether the value received was worth the very high tuition cost. And then in 2nd it quickly went from bad to... more

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Submitted by a community member · April 25, 2012
I was bullied at the school and the adminstration did nothing to stop the bullies! There not good at helpings kids who have learning issues either.....in all the school stinks!

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Last modified: September 4, 2015
Last modified The Carey School is a Private school that serves grades K-5
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