Twin Lakes Christian School

2701 Cabrillo College Drive
Aptos, CA 95003-0950
Tel: (831)465-3301
Grades: K-8 | 236 students
The mission of Twin Lakes Christian School is to provide an excellent educational experience in a caring Christian community. 

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded 1981

Student Body

Total Students 236 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Twin Lakes Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 18 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling


Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Basketball, Flag Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballFlag Football,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

School Notes:

  • Our goal is to teach students to love God, respect others, and be responsible citizens.
  • Our credentialed Christian teachers use excellent teaching practices to increase student learning.
  • Our students use meaningful problem solving activities to develop critical thinking skills and prepare them for positions of leadership.
  • Our school atmosphere encourages understanding and appreciation of individual and cultural diversity.
  • Our parents and extended families are integral to the spiritual and academic development of each student.

Profile last updated: 05/20/2014

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is The Bay School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Santa Cruz Montessori School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Santa Cruz Montessori School (0.4 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Aptos
    Grades: PK-8 | 295 students
    0.4 miles
    6230 Soquel Dr
    Aptos, CA 95003
  • Soquel
    Tara Redwood School
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-3 | 51 students
    1.8 miles
    5810 Prescott Rd
    Soquel, CA 95073
  • Aptos
    Magic Apple School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: 2-6 | 59 students
    2.4 miles
    2120 Trout Gulch
    Aptos, CA 95003
  • Santa Cruz
    Grades: NS-8 | 216 students
    2.5 miles
    2727 Mattison Ln
    Santa Cruz, CA 95065
  • Aptos
    Orchard School
    Alternative School
    Grades: KG-6 | 44 students
    2.5 miles
    2408 Trout Gulch Rd
    Aptos, CA 95003

School Reviews

How many children (past preschool) complain on a Saturday morning that they are sad it isn't a school day? Our child loves his school and we could not be happier with our choice to enroll him. The academics are strong and the class sizes are small. The moral character lessons taught are presented in a relevant and age appropriate manner. I also like the fact that my child says the Pledge of Allegiance every morning and is learning to be a person committed to things bigger than himself. We could not find the "extras" provided at TLCS at any other private school in our county. The amazing Technology, Library, Art, Music, and PE classes are unparalleled in my opinion. The campus is gorgeous and committed to green practices (sensor lights, faucets and toilets in the remodeled bathrooms and recycle receptacles are located on campus and in classrooms) to name a few. This school is also rich in diversity with children and families from all demographics represented. Lastly, and most importantly, the reason we chose to enroll our son in TLCS is the strong leadership provided by the current principal. She is an extraordinary woman who can be found on campus conversing with students and parents every single day. Her commitment to academics and student safety is evident in her daily decisions. TLCS has a zero tolerance policy regarding physical and emotional aggression. I am confident my son is safe and well cared for at this school. The only detraction I have regarding this amazing school is that our child was not enrolled beginning with preschool! TLCS is a nurturing environment and great place for any child to flourish during their formative years.
- Posted by Parent, 01/28/12

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