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New Parent Welcome
August 28, 2014 @ 10:30 AM

Jr. Kindergarten Orientation
August 28, 2014 @ 11: 30 AM

Campus Tour Video

Voted one of the Best Private Schools
For Elementary and Middle school by the Families of Bay Area Parent magazine.
For Elementary and Middle school by the Families of Bay Area Parent magazine.

by the Editors of Bay Area Parent magazine.


The Carden Method, developed by Mae Carden over half a century ago and employed in
schools throughout the world, is designed to help children develop their innate powers
of analytical and organized thinking in a balanced and challenging environment.

We provide our junior kindergarten through eighth grade students with a superior, well-rounded education using small group instruction. Children develop character, self-confidence, creativity,
and communication skills needed to share their gifts with the world.

We hope this site will be helpful to you in learning more about our school. However, since every
family has specific needs and each child is unique, we encourage you to schedule a private tour
with a member of our administration, so you can experience for yourself what the
Carden Day School of San Jose has to offer!



Congratulations to our 8th Graders on HS admissions!

Bravo to Carden Day School Class of 2014!

Congratulations to the Carden Day School Class of 2014 and all our previous graduates! Every 8th Grade student who applied was accepted to one of Silicon Valley's leading private high schools including Archbishop Mitty, Bellarmine, Harker, Notre Dame, Pinewood, Saint Francis, Saint Lawrence Academy and Valley Christian. Many of our graduates were accepted with honors and as Distinguished Students. We are proud of you all and wish you all the best in high school !

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Ninth Annual Carden China and Carden Day School of San Jose International Cultural Program

For nine years, Carden Day School has opened their arms to Carden China, and it has proved to be an excellent time, year after year. The cultural exchange with Carden China has been a great experience for our school, host families and students. True friendships are formed and cultural understanding was gained by everyone involved.

Events & Reminders
06/16/14 - 08/22/14
  • Camp Carden: Grades K2-3 (7:30 AM - 6 PM)
  • 06/16/14 - 09/01/14
  • Summer Vacation
  • 08/11/14 - 08/22/14
  • Summer School: Grades K2-3 (9 AM - 12 PM), Grades 4-8 (9 AM - 12 PM)
  • 08/27/14
  • Upper Campus Uniform Exchange Sale @ 8:30 AM - Upper Campus
  • Middle School Orientation @ 9:00 AM - Upper Campus Auditorium
  • 08/28/14
  • New Parent Welcome @ 10:30 AM - Lower Campus Auditorium
  • Lower Campus Uniform Exchange Sale @ 11:00 AM - Outside Auditorium
  • Jr. Kindergarten Orientation @ 11:30 AM - Lower Campus Auditorium
  • 09/02/14
  • First Day of School-Full Dress Uniform!
  • 09/09/14
  • CKI Meeting @ 8:45 AM - Lower Campus Art Room
  • 09/18/14
  • Back to School Night
  • 09/26/14
  • Spaghetti Social @ Lower Campus - 5 PM

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