Public & Private Schools In Santa Cruz

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Whether you’re looking for a school that offers a quality public education, a top notch private school, or a faith based educational option, Santa Cruz has plenty to choose from. Many of the schools in the area perform well in statewide rankings and Pacific Collegiate School, a local charter high school, consistently ranks among the top high schools in California.

In the directory below you’ll find a comprehensive listing of schools in the Santa Cruz area, from elementary schools to colleges. The areas covered in the directory extend beyond just the city of Santa Cruz and include Live Oak, Capitola, Soquel, Aptos, Scotts Valley, Felton, and the San Lorenzo Valley.

Each listing is categorized by location, has a link to the official school website, and includes information about the grades served. If a school is private, religiously affiliated, or a charter school, it is noted in parentheses.

 

Directory of Santa Cruz Area Schools

Elementary Schools-

Santa Cruz

Soquel

Scotts Valley

Aptos

Felton

Boulder Creek

Boulder Creek Elementary - K-5th grade


Middle Schools

Capitola

Santa Cruz

Aptos

Aptos Junior High School - 7th-8th grade

Scotts Valley

Felton

 

High Schools

Santa Cruz

Soquel

Aptos

Scotts Valley

Felton

Ben Lomond

Boulder Creek

 

Colleges

Santa Cruz

Aptos

 

Resources For Santa Cruz Schools

California School Ratings - A website that provides school rankings for California. You can search by city, name, region, or county and each school receives a numbered grade based on how it performs against others that are similar.

California School Search - A resource from the California Department of Education that lets you search for schools by name or city to find helpful information such as demographic reports and data about academic performance.