St Lawrence Academy

6184 Highway 9
Felton, CA 95018-0950
Tel: (831)335-0328
Grades: K - 8 | 43 students
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The primary goal of St. Lawrence Academy is the pursuit of academic excellence combined with the cultivation of Christian virtue in the lives of its students.
We believe that mental and physical development are incomplete without accompanying spiritual development.
Through the rigorous teaching of traditional academic subjects, we strive to develop thinking skills while shaping character.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Greek Orthodox
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1990

Student Body

Total Students 43 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 84%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade St Lawrence Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 33%

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Marcel Herlé

School Notes:

There are many factors that set St. Lawrence Academy apart: Our faculty shares a common vision, goals, and methodology within a diversity of background and training. The small student body and low teacher-to-pupil ratio afford individual attention for all students. Each student is encouraged to develop into the unique person God created him or her to be. Consistent discipline provides a safe, friendly, nurturing atmosphere and a serious learning environment. Parent involvement is strongly encouraged. We emphasize both academic and moral excellence. Our curriculum integrates solid core knowledge with traditional classical studies. Our primary grades, beginning in kindergarten, use an award-winning phonics program. Our students learn to read early and well. Our students score consistently high on CAT 5 and SAT tests.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is MCP Middle & High School (Monterey Coast Prep) (4.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Santa Cruz Waldorf School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Santa Cruz Waldorf School (2.1 miles away)
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  • Santa Cruz
    Santa Cruz Waldorf School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: PK-8 | 176 students
    2.1 miles
    2190 Empire Grade
    Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    (831)425-0519
    2.1PK-8
    176
  • Scotts Valley
    Montessori Scotts Valley
    Montessori School
    Grades: K | 70 students
    3.9 miles
    123 S Navarra Dr
    Scotts Valley, CA 95066
    (831)439-9313
    3.9K
    70
  • Scotts Valley
    Grades: K-8 | 411 students
    4.1 miles
    5000b Granite Creek Rd
    Scotts Valley, CA 95066
    (831)438-0100
    4.1K-8
    411
  • Scotts Valley
    Grades: 6-12 | 33 students
    4.3 miles
    125 Bethany Drive
    Scotts Valley, CA 95066
    (831)458-9800
    4.36-12
    33
  • Santa Cruz
    Grades: 6-12 | 237 students
    4.8 miles
    425 Encinal Street
    Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    (831)423-0658
    4.86-12
    237

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