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There are 13 private schools in Santa Cruz, CA, serving 1,425 students.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body, which is less than the CA state average of 41%.
23% of Santa Cruz private schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Roman Catholic and Seventh-Day Adventist).
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the state private school average of 12:1.

Santa Cruz, California Private Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • Santa CruzThe Bay School
    Special Education School
    5400 Soquel Avenue, Suite F
    Santa CruzCA95062
    Special Education School
    n/a students | Gr. K-12                      
  • Santa CruzBrightpath
    Special Education School
    849 Almar Ave Ste C-202
    Santa CruzCA95060
    Special Education School
    6 students | Gr. 6-11                      
  • Santa CruzGateway School
    126 Eucalyptus Ave
    Santa CruzCA95060
    272 students | Gr. K-8                      
  • Santa CruzGeorgiana Bruce Kirby Preparatory School
    425 Encinal Street
    Santa CruzCA95060
    237 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • Santa CruzGood Shepherd Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    2727 Mattison Ln
    Santa CruzCA95065
    (Roman Catholic)
    216 students | Gr. NS-8                      
  • Santa CruzHoly Cross School
    (Roman Catholic)
    150 Emmet
    Santa CruzCA95060
    (Roman Catholic)
    218 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Santa CruzMCP Middle & High School (Monterey Coast Prep)
    Alternative School
    117 Fern Street, Suite 150
    Santa CruzCA95060
    Alternative School
    30 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • Santa CruzMidtown Montessori
    Montessori School
    818 N Branciforte Ave
    Santa CruzCA95062
    Montessori School
    2 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • Santa CruzNew Horizons School
    Alternative School
    Po Box 3683
    Santa CruzCA95063
    Alternative School
    10 students | Gr. K-5                      
  • Santa CruzSanta Cruz Childrens School
    366 Gault St
    Santa CruzCA95062
    48 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • Santa CruzSanta Cruz Waldorf School
    Special Program Emphasis
    2190 Empire Grade
    Santa CruzCA95060
    Special Program Emphasis
    141 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Santa CruzHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Spring Hill- Advanced School of Santa Cruz
    250 California Street
    Santa CruzCA95060
    156 students | Gr. K-8                      
  • Santa CruzVHM Christian School
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    427 Capitola Road Extension
    Santa CruzCA95062
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    89 students | Gr. NS-8                      

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The average private school tuition in Santa Cruz, CA is $9,089 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Santa Cruz, CA is 78% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).