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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

These three are on their way to State!!!!
I’m so proud of my hard working young inventor students! They all did wonderfully and scored soo high in the standings.
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We’ve got some pretty clever young inventors headed to the regional Invent Idaho Contest this weekend. We are so proud of their problem finding abilities. But even more so, their hard work and motivation to become solution creators.
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A HUGE thank you to Brandy Frasier for ALWAYS thinking of us! You have a truly selfless heart ❤️💜💚💛 ... See MoreSee Less

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While the rest of the city was stuck below in the gloomy fog, we climbed above and spent the day soaking up the beautiful sunshine. What a beautiful day. ... See MoreSee Less

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Our Experienced Teachers

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...

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...

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...