Santa Cruz Childrens School

  • Santa Cruz Children's School offers kindergarten through sixth grade.
  • We also have an after school program.  Our classes are small and have better than a 12-1 student-to-teacher ratio.
  • We have a safe, supportive, stimulating, and interactive atmosphere where students can reach their highest potential.
  • The Santa Cruz Children's School was created to provide a quality elementary school program.
  • The school is dedicated to providing educational and supportive services enabling children to have a safe, successful childhood. Our overall goal is to give our children the skills necessary to become productive contributing members of our society.

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Year Founded1993

Student Body

Total Students46 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
23%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Santa Cruz Childrens School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$10,750
Tuition Notes$75 application fee and $250 new student enrollment fee.
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant$3,000
Acceptance Rate
75%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorDeric McLean
Admissions AssociateJoanna McLean

School Notes

  • The Santa Cruz Children's School offers kindergarten through sixth grade. We also have an after school program. Our classes are small and have a 12-1 student-to-teacher ratio. We have a safe, supportive, stimulating, and interactive atmosphere where students can reach their highest potential. The Santa Cruz Children's School was created to provide a quality elementary school program. The school is dedicated to providing educational and supportive services enabling children to have a safe, successful childhood. Our overall goal is to give our children the skills necessary to become productive contributing members of our society.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Santa Cruz
    Grades: K-8 | 243 students
    3.1 miles
    255 Swift Street
    Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    (831) 423-0341
    3.1 K-8
    243
  • Santa Cruz
    Midtown Montessori
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    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-K | 17 students
    0.5 miles
    818 N Branciforte Ave
    Santa Cruz, CA 95062
    (831) 423-2273
    0.5 PK-K
    17
  • Santa Cruz
    Grades: PK-6 | 85 students
    1.9 miles
    250 California Street
    Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    (831) 427-2641
    1.9 PK-6
    85
  • Aptos
    Grades: K-6 | 58 students
    6.7 miles
    2288 Trout Gulch Rd
    Aptos, CA 95003
    (831) 688-1074
    6.7 K-6
    58
  • Aptos
    Grades: PK-9 | 247 students
    4.1 miles
    6230 Soquel Dr
    Aptos, CA 95003
    (831) 476-1646
    4.1 PK-9
    247

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The average private school tuition in Santa Cruz, CA is $8,964 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Santa Cruz, CA is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).