Sea Crest School

     Tel: (650)712-9892
Grades: K - 8 | 246 students
Sea Crest School is an accredited, non-sectarian independent school in Half Moon Bay, California, offering classes for students in grades K–8, with a student-teacher ratio of approximately 10:1.
Sea Crest School's mission is to provide exceptional opportunities for academic achievement, intellectual growth, artistic fulfillment, physical development, moral awareness, and community responsibility.
Sea Crest School encourages students in the development of such values as respect for self and others, belief in self and others, appreciation for the vibrant mosaic of world cultures and beliefs, independence of thought, and appreciation for achievement in scholarship, the arts, and athletics.
Sea Crest School seeks students that possess an innate intellectual curiosity, self-motivation and discipline, capacity for diligent and sustained work, enthusiasm for contributing to the school community, unique talents and qualities, and the highest moral and ethical character.
It is our vision to provide an exceptional and affordable environment for academic achievement, intellectual growth, artistic fulfillment, athletic development and civic responsibility.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1996

Student Body

Total Students 246 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 26%
State avg.: 43%
Students by Grade Sea Crest School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 16 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $12,350
% on Financial Aid 17%
Acceptance Rate 78%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Emily Sena

Sports

Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
FootballSoccer,
Volleyball

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Dawn Christian Academy (8.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wilkinson School & Early Childhood Center (4.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Picasso Preschool (4.6 miles away)
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