Carden of Tucson is proud to announce the 2012-2013 School Accountability Results through the Arizona Department of Education. Carden is an "A" rated school. If you would like more information on the rating system please visit the ADE website.

Way to go Students and Teachers!  

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Carden has been recognized as a School of Distinction by the Arizona Department of Education and the O'Connor House for it's outstanding Social Studies, Civics, and Constitutional Studies program!  

Congratulations Students and Teachers!

What Do You Think?!

Thank you, thank you, thank you to each one of the families who participated in our end of the school year survey! The Governing Board, Administrationand Faculty have taken time to read through your feedback and we are excited for some new changes at Carden!

Many families expressed a desire for Parent, Teacher Conferences on an annual basis. We would love to know a little bit more about what details work best for you. Please take a minute and fill out this brief survey!

Click here to access the survey!

Thank you!


Gate Closings!

To improve school safety after school, all gates, except the main gate will be closed at 3:15. In the morning, all gates, except the main gate will closed at 8:40 and opened at 2:30.

If you have any question please see the office. 

Easy ways to help support Carden!

Don't forget to bring in your BoxTops and other easy ways to help Carden!

Tax Credits are being accepted in the office, see Miss Gardner or Mrs. Livingood with any questions!

The Carden of Tucson community is excited to welcome our new Faculty Members!

Mr. Ross 

6th grade homeroom and Middle School Science

Mrs. Curtis 

7th grade aide and Middle School Study Skills

Ms. Parry 

1st grade aide 

Please make sure to give each one of them a friendly Carden welcome! 

Keepin' up with Carden!

Start following Carden on Facebook! Click here to "like" our page and show your support! We are communicating more and more using facebook! We want to make sure everyone is connected! 

 Also, please take a minute to review Carden of Tucson on!

Mae Carden thought of the week:

"Keep working to develop the child's sense of humor. It will be invaluable in the acquisition and maintenance of self-control."

-Mae Carden

Let's Bring Them Up Sensibly pg. 65

 Upcoming Events  

August 2013

  • Monday, August 5th -- Back to School Night @ 6:30

  • Thursday, August 8th -- School Board Meeting @ 4:00 PM in MPR

  • Friday, August 9th -- 6th Grade Opening @ 8:15

  • Monday, August 12th -- PTO Meeting @ 3:15

  • Friday, August 16th -- 5th Grade Opening @8:15

  • Monday, August 19th -- 8th Grade trip to Arizona State Museum @10:30AM

  • Thursday, August 22nd -- Early Out at Noon for Teacher Grading

  • Friday, August 23rd -- 4th Grade Opening @ 8:15

  • Friday, August 30th -- 3rd Grade Opening @ 8:15

September 2013

  • Monday, September 2nd -- Labor Day. No School

  • Friday, September 6th -- 2nd Grade Opening @ 8:15

  • Saturday, September 7th -- Constitution Program at the Berger Theater  Rehearsal 9-12 AM  Program 6:30 PM

Just a Few Friendly Reminders:

Every child must be registered in the After School Program (even if you never use it) so that if an emergency should arise and you are not able to arrive by 3:30 PM or if you have to drop your children off before 8 AM they will have a place to go. 

If you need forms please contact Mrs. O'Leary or the office.

Please use the car pool line when picking up or dropping off students.  If you need to go to office, park in the parking lot. 


If your student is absent, please call the office by 9:30AM. 

Children are asked to wear white or red tops and blue bottoms on Fridays.