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What Parents Say

The Carden Method

The Carden Method is a vital educational philosophy with proven teaching techniques applied to a curriculum concerned with the development of the whole child. Using a highly individualized approach, Carden meets each learner’s particular needs. Children receive the sound, well-rounded education they need to realize their full potential in life. Carden believes that life is a joy, and so should be learning. This attitude promotes a life-long love of learning among Carden students...

Upcoming Events

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We had a great time at the water festival today learning about water quality, fish species, animal tracks, fur trapping, and baby animals. ... See MoreSee Less

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5 days ago

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Preschool bring your bike day was a huge success! What a beautiful day to be outside learning and playing. ... See MoreSee Less

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Bike from School Day was so much fun. Some bike mechanics, off roading, and pedaling our legs off to stay away from the mosquitos. 🚲
.. also some super cute Mother’s Day vases.
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Mothers Day gifting and eyeball dissections. Look how cool those lenses are! ... See MoreSee Less

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6 days ago

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Cow eye dissections.
Students have been studying the human body. Because a cow’s eye is large and very closely resembles the eye of humans, we were able to get a hands on look at what our eye truly looks like from the inside.
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Our Experienced Teachers

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Stacy Rief

I am a native of Sandpoint, the oldest of four children and was raised on the ranch which SVCS is located. I feel very fortunate to give to the students some of what I enjoyed as a child...

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Melissa Peck

I spent my childhood playing and working hard on the very ranch that SVCS sits on. I grew up exploring the outdoors, always looking for a new adventure, and could only imagine what our next discovery would be...

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Angie Cates

I was born and raised in the Selle Valley, on the Wood V-X Ranch, where I grew up loving the outdoors. Being raised on a ranch and in a large family has been a huge blessing in my life and has taught me many life lessons that couldn't have been learned otherwise...