How do you make the most of their potential?

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How do you make the most of their potential?

Start here.


At Carden Academy of Almaden in San Jose, we help nurture confident and accomplished children from kindergarten through 8th grade by combining a thoughtful, contemporary approach to student learning with the traditional values of education. Upon graduation, our students are well prepared and ready to take on the challenges and opportunities of life.

Carden Academy will soon be known as Stratford School. This campus will become part of Stratford School Almaden for the 2023-24 school year.

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of students benefit from our social emotional
learning curriculum

Our average class size is


Top reasons why families choose our school:

  1. Challenging curriculum
  2. Ideal class size
  3. Innovative teachers

iPad for every student in Kindergarten – 8th grade


of students participate in STEAM education