Aptos Academy

1940 Bonita Dr,
Aptos, CA, 95003-0950
Tel: (831)688-1080
Grades: K - 9 | 130 students
At The Aptos Academy, we believe that every child has a strong natural desire to learn, and the right to exercise that desire.
We introduce the child to a proper study technology and encourage good study habits.
We believe that the child's desire to learn must not be suppressed or smothered by incompetent teaching, a distractive study atmosphere, or duress.
We believe that each child is a unique individual and should be able to proceed at a pace suited to his or her own abilities, talents, and interests; and each child needs to develop the ability to observe, think, and express his or her thoughts clearly.
It is our school's responsibility to observe, measure, and recognize students' achievements, and maintain a positive environment for learning.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 9

Student Body

Total Students 130 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 26%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Aptos Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Casual
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Monterey Bay Academy (3.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Magic Apple School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Santa Cruz Montessori School (4.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Aptos Magic Apple School
    (Nonsectarians)
    2120 Trout Gulch Rd
    Aptos , CA , 95003
    (831)688-1753
    (Nonsectarians)
    2.8  mi  |  69  students  |  Gr.  2-7
  • Aptos
    Orchard School    
    Alternative School (Nonsectarians)
    2408 Trout Gulch Rd
    Aptos , CA , 95003
    (831)688-1074
    Alternative School (Nonsectarians)
    3.1  mi  |  49  students  |  Gr.  K-7
  • Watsonville Monterey Bay Academy
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    783 San Andreas Rd
    Watsonville , CA , 95076
    (831)728-1481
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    3.7  mi  |  211  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Aptos Twin Lakes Christian School
    (Christian)
    2701 Cabrillo College Drive
    Aptos , CA , 95003
    (831)465-3301
    (Christian)
    4  mi  |  236  students  |  Gr.  K-8
  • Watsonville Salesian Elementary & Junior High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    605 Enos Ln
    Watsonville , CA , 95076
    (831)728-5518
    (Roman Catholic)
    4.1  mi  |  179  students  |  Gr.  K-9

School Reviews

  • Recommended March 11, 2013 - Aptos Academy has been a great school for my children. The academic programs are terrific, but the language, P.E., arts, theater programs are just as important and included. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended August 20, 2012 - I have two children at The Aptos Academy who absolutely love the school. The teachers are excellent and care for each and every child. The teacher to student ratio is low so everyone can thrive. There are a variety of elective, enrichment classes (drama, cooking, music, art, band, horse club, etc...) for the kids to choose from which are included in the nominal tuition. My five year+ experience with the school has been very positive. The fact that my kids are excited to go to school each day and love learning speaks volumes. I know that the elective experiences, love of learning, relationships with caring teachers and esprit d coeur the school engenders combines to create a singular, unique school anyone can be proud to send their kids to. - Posted by Parent

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