Santa Cruz County Private Schools

All Schools
(32)
 
High Schools
(10)
Elementary Schools
(28)
Preschools
(8)
Public Schools
(80)
There are 32 private schools in Santa Cruz County, CA, serving 5,372 students.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body, which is less than the CA state average of 41%.
100% of Santa Cruz 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 Students Grades
  • AptosAptos Academy
    (Nonsectarians)
    1940 Bonita Dr
    AptosCA95003
    (831)688-1080
    (Nonsectarians)
    130 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • Scotts ValleyHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Baymonte Christian School
    (Christian)
    5000b Granite Creek Rd
    Scotts ValleyCA95066
    (831)438-0100
    (Christian)
    411 students | Gr. K-8                      
  • SoquelBeach High School
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    5520 Old San Jose Rd
    SoquelCA95073
    (831)462-5867
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    20 students | Gr. PK                      
  • Santa CruzGateway School
    (Nonsectarians)
    126 Eucalyptus Ave
    Santa CruzCA95060
    (831)423-0341
    (Nonsectarians)
    272 students | Gr. K-8                      
  • Santa CruzGeorgiana Bruce Kirby Preparatory School
    (Nonsectarians)
    425 Encinal Street
    Santa CruzCA95060
    (831)423-0658
    (Nonsectarians)
    237 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • Santa CruzGood Shepherd Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    2727 Mattison Ln
    Santa CruzCA95065
    (831)476-4000
    (Roman Catholic)
    216 students | Gr. NS-8                      
  • WatsonvilleGreen Valley Christian School
    (Assembly of God)
    376 S Green Valley Road
    WatsonvilleCA95076
    (831)724-6505
    (Assembly of God)
    383 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • Santa CruzHoly Cross School
    (Roman Catholic)
    150 Emmet
    Santa CruzCA95060
    (831)423-4447
    (Roman Catholic)
    238 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Boulder CreekLittle People S School
    Daycare / Preschool (Nonsectarians)
    Po Box 328
    Boulder CreekCA95006
    (831)338-4112
    Daycare / Preschool (Nonsectarians)
    52 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • AptosMagic Apple School
    (Nonsectarians)
    2120 Trout Gulch Rd
    AptosCA95003
    (831)688-1753
    (Nonsectarians)
    69 students | Gr. 2-7                      
  • Santa CruzMCP Middle & High School (Monterey Coast Prep)
    Alternative School (Nonsectarians)
    117 Fern Street, Suite 150
    Santa CruzCA95060
    (831)458-9800
    Alternative School (Nonsectarians)
    30 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • Soquel Merit Academy
    Alternative School (Nonsectarians)
    2392 North Rodeo Gulch Road
    SoquelCA95073
    (831)462-5655
    Alternative School (Nonsectarians)
    24 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • WatsonvilleMonte Vista Christian School
    (Christian)
    2 School Way
    WatsonvilleCA95076
    (831)722-8178
    (Christian)
    972 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • WatsonvilleMonterey Bay Academy
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    783 San Andreas Rd
    WatsonvilleCA95076
    (831)728-1481
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    211 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Scotts ValleyMontessori Scotts Valley
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    123 S Navarra Dr
    Scotts ValleyCA95066
    (831)439-9313
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    70 students | Gr. K                      
  • WatsonvilleMoreland Notre Dame School
    (Roman Catholic)
    133 Brennan St
    WatsonvilleCA95076
    (831)728-2051
    (Roman Catholic)
    226 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • WatsonvilleMount Madonna School
    (Nonsectarians)
    491 Summit Road
    WatsonvilleCA95076
    (408)847-2717
    (Nonsectarians)
    218 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • Los GatosMountain Bible Christian School
    (Christian)
    23946 Summit Rd.
    Los GatosCA95033
    (408)353-2302
    (Christian)
    17 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • Santa CruzNew Horizons School
    Alternative School (Nonsectarians)
    Po Box 3683
    Santa CruzCA95063
    (831)475-0133
    Alternative School (Nonsectarians)
    10 students | Gr. K-5                      
  • AptosOrchard School
    Alternative School (Nonsectarians)
    2408 Trout Gulch Rd
    AptosCA95003
    (831)688-1074
    Alternative School (Nonsectarians)
    49 students | Gr. K-7                      
  • WatsonvillePotter's House Community Christian School
    113 E Front St
    WatsonvilleCA95076
    (831)728-5228
    25 students | Gr. 1-12                      
  • WatsonvilleSalesian Elementary & Junior High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    605 Enos Ln
    WatsonvilleCA95076
    (831)728-5518
    (Roman Catholic)
    179 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • Santa CruzSanta Cruz Children's School
    (Nonsectarians)
    366 Gault St
    Santa CruzCA95062
    (831)429-8444
    (Nonsectarians)
    45 students | Gr. K-7                      
  • AptosSanta Cruz Montessori School
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    6230 Soquel Drive
    AptosCA95003
    (831)476-1646
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    280 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Santa CruzSanta Cruz Waldorf School
    Special Program Emphasis (Nonsectarians)
    2190 Empire Grade
    Santa CruzCA95060
    (831)425-0519
    Special Program Emphasis (Nonsectarians)
    171 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • Santa CruzHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Spring Hill- Advanced School of Santa Cruz
    (Nonsectarians)
    250 California Street
    Santa CruzCA95060
    (831)427-2641
    (Nonsectarians)
    156 students | Gr. K-8                      
  • WatsonvilleSt. Francis Central Coast Catholic High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    2400 East Lake Ave.
    WatsonvilleCA95076
    (831)724-5933
    (Roman Catholic)
    241 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • FeltonSt. Lawrence Academy
    (Greek Orthodox)
    6184 Highway 9
    FeltonCA95018
    (831)335-0328
    (Greek Orthodox)
    44 students | Gr. K-7                      
  • SoquelTara Redwood School
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    5810 Prescott Rd
    SoquelCA95073
    (831)462-9632
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    51 students | Gr. K-4                      
  • Santa CruzThe Bay School
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    5400 Soquel Avenue, Suite F
    Santa CruzCA95062
    (831)462-9620
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    n/a students | Gr. K-12                      
  • AptosTwin Lakes Christian School
    (Christian)
    2701 Cabrillo College Drive
    AptosCA95003
    (831)465-3301
    (Christian)
    236 students | Gr. K-8                      
  • Santa CruzVHM Christian School
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    427 Capitola Road Extension
    Santa CruzCA95062
    (831)475-4762
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    89 students | Gr. NS-8                      

Zipcode Statistics

About This County (Santa Cruz) County Statistics (CA) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 248,049 people 36,395,123 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 48% 32%
Median Household Income $62,732 $56,166
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The average private school tuition in Santa Cruz County, CA is $8,802 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).