Sea Crest School

Tel: (650)712-9892
Grades: K-8 | 296 students
Sea Crest School is dedicated to providing the best in innovative education to inspire and empower our learners to engage curiosity, express creativity, act with compassion and lead with courage. Founded in 1996, Sea Crest is an lndependent, K-8 school that is an integral part of the scenic and welcoming San Mateo county coastside community, just minutes from both Silicon Valley and San Francisco.
The school serves pupils from Pacifica to Pescadero, and the peninsula including the charming historic town of Half Moon Bay.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded 1996

Student Body

Total Students 296 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Sea Crest School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 16 students
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 19 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $18,200
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Michael Thompson


Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Flag Football, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, VolleyballBasketballBowling,
Cross CountryFlag Football,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Cartooning, Maker Club, Music Ensembles, Youth Soccer Cartooning, Maker Club, Youth Soccer, Music Ensembles,

School Notes

  • lmagine a school where Monday mornings are just as much fun for children as are the weekends - Sea Crest School is an institution where students excitedly await the arrival of each school day. The enriching and innovative curriculum integrates arts and technology into core academics and empowers children to engage with each other, their teachers and members of the local community. Sea Crest is a place where the childhood traits of curiosity, play and enquiry combine to foster a joyful educational experience, where academic excellence and character-building are equally and greatly valued. Students attending our school benefit from the hallmarks of an institution that prides itself on small class sizes allowing each child's individual needs, academic and social, to be addressed.
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5.0 Stars   02/14/15
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The average private school tuition in San Mateo County, CA is $14,030 for elementary schools and $28,044 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in San Mateo County, CA is 67% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).