Top Santa Cruz Private Preschools

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For the 2021 school year, there are 6 top private preschools in Santa Cruz, California, serving 683 students.
The average private school tuition is $8,964 for elementary schools (view national tuition averages).
The average acceptance rate is 87% (view national acceptance rates).
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body, and the student:teacher ratio is 15:1.

Top Santa Cruz, CA Private Preschools (2021)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Holy Cross School
    Holy Cross School Photo - Holy Cross School ~ 2019 Preschool -8th grade
    (Roman Catholic)
    150 Emmet
    Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    (831) 423-4447

    Grades: PK-8 | 153 students
  • 2727 Mattison Ln
    Santa Cruz, CA 95065
    (831) 476-4000

    Grades: PK-8 | 201 students
  • Midtown Montessori
    Midtown Montessori Photo - Cooking and eating are part of the daily curriculum.
    Montessori School
    818 N Branciforte Ave
    Santa Cruz, CA 95062
    (831) 423-2273

    Grades: PK-K | 17 students
  • Santa Cruz Waldorf School
    Special Program Emphasis
    2190 Empire Grade
    Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    (831) 425-0519

    Grades: PK-8 | 156 students
  • 250 California Street
    Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    (831) 427-2641

    Grades: PK-6 | 85 students
  • VHM Christian School
    VHM Christian School Photo - Invest in a Christ-centered education for your children
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    427 Capitola Road Extension
    Santa Cruz, CA 95062
    (831) 475-4762

    Grades: NS-8 | 71 students
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