Our Programs

“Our kids love their preschool teachers and love the friends they’ve made here.  A warm, caring staff of teachers and administrators.  This small school fosters arts as well as traditional subjects, and offers extracurricular activities as well.  I know my kids are developing a positive attitude towards teacher and learning that will stay with them all their lives.”  -Submitted by a parent

Infant Program

From the moment Children are born they exhibit an awareness of the world around them.  Our loving and nurturing staff introduces babies to sights and sounds through verbal interaction, visual stimulation and the sensation of touch, toys and manipulative. 

Our teachers are CPR certified and fully trained in child development.  We place great emphasis on parent communication and provide a daily summary of your child’s accomplishments. 

Toddler Center

At the toddler stage, children will begin to learn the basic colors, shapes, numbers and letters.  This is taught through creative outlets such as arts and crafts activities, as well as repetitive rhymes and stories.  Children learn through play and active exploration in the learning centers.  Safe play and structures and toys encourage small and large motor skills, independence and self-confidence.  Your toddler will learn to share with and care for others as he/she develops socialization skill and manners.

Preschool Curriculum

Our Preschool Program encourages growth and learning through:

  • Indoor-Outdoor Play
  • Group & Individual Participation
  • Teacher Directed & Student Initiated Activities

The program introduces development in the following areas:

  • Speech
  • Vocabulary
  • Literary & Poetry
  • Finger play
  • Dramatic Play
  • Reading Readiness
  • Arithmetic
  • Music, Movement & Rhythms
  • Art & Art Appreciation
  • Nature Studies


Our Elementary School is for students in Kindergarten through First Grade.  The Carden program includes a strong phonics and comprehensive reading curriculum.  Equal emphasis is given to mathematics by teaching computation skills.

What makes our school special?

  • Small class sizes
  • A credentialed caring and motivated staff
  • A warm well-designed environment that allows for individual attention
  • A structured academic program that stresses phonics, strong comprehension and reasoning skills
  • An environment that encourages positive character development and values
  • A place where each child is special and is a reflection of his/her education
  • An atmosphere built upon a respect for learning and the love of learning

Before and Aftercare

Carden Dominion offers a before and after-school program for Kindergarten through First grade children. This program is run by a credentialed Elementary Teacher who works individually on homework, time management, organization and social skills. Emphasis is placed on encouraging a positive self-esteem, developing independence and meeting the child's mental, physical and emotional needs. We are open during winter and spring breaks. We drop-off or pick-up your child from Alta Vista school. Our hours are from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Summer Day Camp

Carden Dominion School offers a Summer Program that is a combination of Academic Enrichment and Recreational Activities.

Our Summer Schedule includes:

  • Movie Days
  • Beach Days
  • Visits to Local Parks
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Science
  • Music
  • Nature Studies
  • Field Trips to places such as Kid’s Concepts Cabrillo Beach, Long Beach Aquarium, Seaside Lagoon and the Children’s Museum.
" I only hear positive things about you.  The classes are small a, the teachers are great, the children perform well, that should tell you everything!  Your school has a great reputation.  I am glad we found you.”  -Submitted by Parent
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Our Locations

Redondo Beach
706 Knob Hill Ave,
Redondo Beach, CA 90277

Phone: 310-316-9733

+Pre School + Kindergarten
+Before & After Care + Summer Camp

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25313 Narbonne Ave,
Lomita, CA 90717

Phone: 310-530-5242

+ Infant + Toddler
+ Pre School + Kindergarten

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