Santa Cruz County Private Schools

All Schools
(33)
All Schools
(33)
 
High Schools
(11)
High Schools
(11)
 
Elementary Schools
(29)
Elementary Schools
(29)
 
Preschools
(12)
Preschools
(12)
 
Public Schools
(79)
There are 33 private schools in Santa Cruz County, CA, serving 5,300 students.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body, which is less than the CA state average of 44%.
42% of Santa Cruz County, CA private schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Roman Catholic and Christian).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state private school average of 12:1.

Santa Cruz County Private Schools

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Soquel
    2392 North Rodeo Gulch Road
    SoquelCA 95073
    (831)462-5655
    Gr. 9-12 | 24 students                      
  • Aptos
    1940 Bonita Dr
    AptosCA 95003
    (831)688-1080
    Gr. PK-8 | 98 students                      
  • Scotts Valley
    5000b Granite Creek Rd
    Scotts ValleyCA 95066
    (831)438-0100
    (Christian)
    Gr. K-8 | 411 students                      
  • Soquel
    Beach High School
    Special Education School(Non-sectarian)
    5520 Old San Jose Rd
    SoquelCA 95073
    (831)462-5867
    Special Education School(Non-sectarian)
    Gr. PK | 20 students                      
  • Santa Cruz
    Brightpath
    Special Education School
    849 Almar Ave Ste C-202
    Santa CruzCA 95060
    (831)466-0444
    Special Education School
    Gr. 6-11 | 12 students                      
  • Santa Cruz
    126 Eucalyptus Ave
    Santa CruzCA 95060
    (831)423-0341
    Gr. K-8 | 260 students                      
  • Santa Cruz
    2727 Mattison Ln
    Santa CruzCA 95065
    (831)476-4000
    (Roman Catholic)
    Gr. NS-8 | 198 students                      
  • Watsonville
    376 S Green Valley Rd
    WatsonvilleCA 95076
    (831)724-6505
    (Assembly of God)
    Gr. PK-12 | 292 students                      
  • Santa Cruz
    Holy Cross School
    (Roman Catholic)
    150 Emmet
    Santa CruzCA 95060
    (831)423-4447
    (Roman Catholic)
    Gr. PK-8 | 238 students                      
  • Santa Cruz
    425 Encinal Street
    Santa CruzCA 95060
    (831)423-0658
    Gr. 6-12 | 237 students                      
  • Boulder Creek
    Little People S School
    Daycare / Preschool(Non-sectarian)
    Po Box 328
    Boulder CreekCA 95006
    (831)338-4112
    Daycare / Preschool(Non-sectarian)
    Gr. PK-K | 52 students                      
  • Aptos
    Magic Apple School
    Special Program Emphasis
    2120 Trout Gulch
    AptosCA 95003
    (831)688-1753
    Special Program Emphasis
    Gr. 2-6 | 59 students                      
  • Scotts Valley
    125 Bethany Drive
    Scotts ValleyCA 95066
    (831)458-9800
    Special Program Emphasis
    Gr. 6-12 | 33 students                      
  • Santa Cruz
    Midtown Montessori
    Montessori School
    818 N Branciforte Ave
    Santa CruzCA 95062
    (831)423-2273
    Montessori School
    Gr. NS-K | 23 students                      
  • Watsonville
    2 School Way
    WatsonvilleCA 95076
    (831)722-8178
    (Christian)
    Gr. 6-12 | 1060 students                      
  • La Selva Beach
    Monterey Bay Academy
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    783 San Andreas Rd
    La Selva BeachCA 95076
    (831)728-1481
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Gr. 9-12 | 192 students                      
  • Scotts Valley
    Montessori Scotts Valley
    Montessori School(Non-sectarian)
    123 S Navarra Dr
    Scotts ValleyCA 95066
    (831)439-9313
    Montessori School(Non-sectarian)
    Gr. K | 70 students                      
  • Watsonville
    133 Brennan St
    WatsonvilleCA 95076
    (831)728-2051
    (Roman Catholic)
    Gr. KG-8 | 229 students                      
  • Watsonville
    491 Summit Road
    WatsonvilleCA 95076
    (408)847-2717
    Gr. PK-12 | 218 students                      
  • Santa Cruz
    New Horizons School
    Alternative School(Non-sectarian)
    Po Box 3683
    Santa CruzCA 95063
    (831)475-0133
    Alternative School(Non-sectarian)
    Gr. K-5 | 10 students                      
  • Aptos
    Orchard School
    Alternative School
    2408 Trout Gulch Rd
    AptosCA 95003
    (831)688-1074
    Alternative School
    Gr. KG-6 | 44 students                      
  • Watsonville
    113 E Front St
    WatsonvilleCA 95076
    (831)728-5228
    (Pentecostal)
    Gr. 1-12 | 25 students                      
  • Corralitos
    605 Enos Ln
    CorralitosCA 95076
    (831)728-5518
    (Roman Catholic)
    Gr. KG-8 | 174 students                      
  • Santa Cruz
    366 Gault St
    Santa CruzCA 95062
    (831)429-8444
    Gr. KG-6 | 50 students                      
  • Aptos
    6230 Soquel Dr
    AptosCA 95003
    (831)476-1646
    Montessori School
    Gr. PK-8 | 295 students                      
  • Santa Cruz
    Santa Cruz Waldorf School
    Special Program Emphasis
    2190 Empire Grade
    Santa CruzCA 95060
    (831)425-0519
    Special Program Emphasis
    Gr. PK-8 | 176 students                      
  • Santa Cruz
    250 California Street
    Santa CruzCA 95060
    (831)427-2641
    Special Program Emphasis
    Gr. K-8 | 156 students                      
  • Felton
    St Lawrence Academy
    (Greek Orthodox)
    6184 Highway 9
    FeltonCA 95018
    (831)335-0328
    (Greek Orthodox)
    Gr. K-8 | 43 students                      
  • Watsonville
    2400 East Lake Ave.
    WatsonvilleCA 95076
    (831)724-5933
    (Roman Catholic)
    Gr. 9-12 | 241 students                      
  • Soquel
    Tara Redwood School
    Montessori School
    5810 Prescott Rd
    SoquelCA 95073
    (831)462-9632
    Montessori School
    Gr. PK-3 | 51 students                      
  • Santa Cruz
    The Bay School
    Special Education School
    5400 Soquel Avenue, Suite F
    Santa CruzCA 95062
    (831)462-9620
    Special Education School
    Gr. K-12 | n/a students                      
  • Aptos
    2701 Cabrillo College Drive
    AptosCA 95003
    (831)465-3301
    (Christian)
    Gr. K-8 | 236 students                      
  • Santa Cruz
    VHM Christian School
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    427 Capitola Road Extension
    Santa CruzCA 95062
    (831)475-4762
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Gr. NS-8 | 73 students                      

County Statistics

About This County (Santa Cruz) County Statistics (CA) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 280,225 people 36,395,123 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 48% 32%
Median Household Income n/a $56,166
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The average private school tuition in Santa Cruz County, CA is $8,885 for elementary schools and $20,529 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Santa Cruz County, CA is 79% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).